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1881

Merritt Vs. Welsh

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1881

..... as the standard, it is to be rated accordingly. a color imparted to sugar artificially, either during the process of manufacture or after its completion, and which it would not contract by means of any of the processes necessary merely to the production of sugar, is, in my opinion, not its natural color, and not the real and true color of .....

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1881

Ralls County Court Vs. United States

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1881

..... states v. county of macon, 99 u. s. 582 , there was a special limitation on the power to tax coupled with the authority to contract, and because the legislature saw fit to say how much of a tax in addition to that otherwise provided might be levied to meet the new ..... time, clearly manifests a contrary legislative intention. page 105 u. s. 736 the power to tax is necessarily an ingredient of such a power to contract, as, ordinarily, political bodies can only meet their pecuniary obligations through the instrumentality of taxation. this general doctrine has been so many times announced, that ..... in this court that when authority is granted by the legislative branch of the government to a municipality, or a subdivision of a state to contract an extraordinary debt by the issue of negotiable securities, the power to levy taxes sufficient to meet, at maturity, the obligation to be incurred ..... the coupons are merged in the judgment, they carried with them into the judgment all the remedies which in law formed a part of their contract obligations, and these remedies may still be enforced in all appropriate ways, notwithstanding the change in the form of the debt. this brings us to ..... a special tax. 2. if not restrained by some valid special limitation upon the exercise of its taxing power, a county, authorized by law to contract an extraordinary debt by the issue of negotiable securities can levy a tax sufficient to meet the principal and interest as they respectively mature. united states .....

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1881

Fox Vs. Cincinnati

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1881

..... expenditures of the state were to furnish not water power, but a navigable highway for the transportation of persons and property. the authority of the board of public works to contract in respect to power was expressly confined to such water as remained after the wants of navigation had been supplied, and it never could have been intended in this way .....

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1881

Ottawa Vs. National Bank

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1881

..... that an assignment or endorsement of the bonds by the payee named therein, although they are also made payable to bearer, is, by the laws of illinois, where the original contract was made, a prerequisite to pass the legal title and to authorize a suit by the holder in his own name. this precise question arose in roberts v. bolles, 101 ..... the nature and extent of the rights acquired by the bank are determinable by the law of new york, the place of performance, or whether the general rule that a contract is to be expounded by the law of the place where it is to be executed, 6 pet. 31 u. s. 200 ; 13 pet. 38 u. s. 77 ; 1 how .....

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1881

County of Moultrie Vs. Fairfield

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1881

..... adverted do not leave the least doubt that it was the decatur, sullivan, and mattoon railroad company. upon such a state of facts the law is well settled. even a contract is not avoided by misnaming the corporation with which it is made. hoboken building association v. martin, 2 beas. (n.j.) 427. and if a corporation is misnamed in a .....

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1881

People Vs. Commissioners

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1881

..... 'personal estate' and 'personal property,' whenever they occur in this chapter, shall be construed to include all household furniture, moneys, goods, chattels, debts due from solvent debtors, whether on account, contract, note, bond, or mortgage, public stocks, and stocks in moneyed corporations. they shall also be construed to include such portion of the capital of incorporated companies, liable to taxation on .....

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1881

The Francis Wright

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1881

..... the other material allegations of the libel, and aver that she, as far page 105 u. s. 384 as they were bound to do, was kept as required by the contract. the district court dismissed the libel, and the circuit court entered a decree of affirmance. the libellants excepted to certain of the findings of fact and to the refusal to ..... purpose of navigating such a voyage as she was chartered to make, without any regard to what she was to carry. page 105 u. s. 392 the claimants did not contract that their vessel was in a condition to make her voyages in any particular time, but only to make them safely. they were not applied to for a vessel suitable .....

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1881

National Bank Vs. Watsontown Bank

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1881

..... rights as a stockholder, and to the customary certificate, as evidence of its ownership. on the supposition that not the legal title, but only an equity, based on an executory contract for a transfer, passed to the appellants, by virtue of the transaction with the cashier of the watsontown bank, their right to the relief prayed for is not less clear ..... complete and unencumbered title to the stock, and a right to the usual certificate as evidence of his ownership. 3. that had b. acquired merely an equity based on his contract, the legal right of the bank to assert its lien was lost by its own laches, and the enforcement of it would, under the circumstances, operate as a fraud. the .....

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1881

Davenport Vs. County of Dodge

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1881

..... that the county, which does have a corporate existence and can contract and be contracted with, and upon whose officers is imposed the duty not only of issuing the bonds, but of providing for the payment of them, is the political entity bound by ..... an obligor bound to do what it is agreed shall be done. precincts in nebraska are but political subdivisions of a county. they have no corporate existence, and cannot contract or be contracted with. they have no corporate officers, and can neither sue nor be sued. certain officers are elected by the voters of precincts for political, administrative, and judicial purposes, but ..... a ward to a city. having no corporate existence, no separate municipal authority, they cannot, says again the supreme court of the state in the case last cited, "enter into contracts directly or indirectly, nor assume obligations which a court might be called on to enforce." hence the precinct cannot become the obligor of precinct bonds, and we think it follows ..... of the electors of said precinct voting in favor of the proposition. " page 105 u. s. 239 "and whereas the smith bridge company, of toledo, ohio, have entered into a contract with said county commissioners to furnish the necessary materials, and to build and construct said bridge referred to in the foregoing proposition:" "wherefore this bond, with others, is issued in .....

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1881

United States Vs. Railroad Company

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1881

..... agreed statement of facts, from which it appears that the goods belonged to the united states; that they were intended for the indian service; that the united states had a contract with dwight j. mccann for their transportation from new york to the white river agency in colorado; that they were put into his hands for transportation under his ..... contract; that he agreed with the railroad company for their transportation from omaha to rawlins; that the company carried them as a common carrier under this agreement to the place of .....

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