Origin of assumpsit
Examples from the Web for assumpsit
Afterwards the master promised to indemnify the bail, and on his failure to do so was sued by him in assumpsit.
It was settled that assumpsit would lie for a mere omission or nonfeasance.
It has been shown above that if a man was a common farrier he could be charged for negligence without an assumpsit.
One of the earliest references to what a promisor was to have for his undertaking was in the action of assumpsit.
The first case in assumpsit /3/ only meant to adopt this long familiar thought.