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1873

Adams Vs. Burke

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1873

..... longer within the monopoly of the patent. it would be to engraft a limitation upon the right of use not contemplated by the statute nor within the reason of the contract to say that it could only be used within the ten-miles circle. whatever, therefore, may be the rule when patentees subdivide territorially their patents as to the exclusive right ..... . the right to the use of such machines or instruments stands on a different ground from the right to make and sell them, and inheres in the nature of a contract of purchase, which carries no implied limitation of the right of use within a given locality. on the 26th day of may, 1863, letters patent were granted page 84 u .....

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1873

Eldred Vs. Bank

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1873

..... this court. a statute of michigan known as the joint debtor act [ footnote 1 ] thus enacts: "1. in actions against two or more persons jointly indebted upon any joint obligation, contract, or liability, if the process issued against all of the defendants shall have been duly served upon either of them, the defendant so served shall answer to the plaintiff, and ..... wall.) 545 error to the circuit court for the eastern district of wisconsin syllabus 1. the court adheres to the doctrine that a judgment on a note or contract merges the note or contract, and that no other suit can be maintained on the same instrument. 2. such a judgment, when binding personally, can be introduced in evidence and relied on as .....

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1873

Bullard Vs. Bank

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1873

..... own capital stock and prohibit also every bank from purchasing or holding any such shares unless such security or purchase shall be necessary to prevent loss upon a debt previously contracted in good faith. surely an implication is inadmissible which contradicts either the letter or the spirit of the act. surely when the statute has prohibited all express agreements for a ..... of its own capital stock, nor be the purchaser nor holder of any such shares, unless such security or purchase shall be necessary to prevent loss upon a debt previously contracted in good faith." the new act in terms repealed the old act. it provided, however, "that such repeal shall not affect any appointments made, acts done, or proceedings had, or .....

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1873

Aicardi Vs. State

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1873

..... act of the 8th of march, 1871, which he alleged gave moses & co. the right to keep such a table as he did, was void, as violating the obligation of contracts. the court in which he was indicted held that it was not thus void, and aicardi was there convicted. the supreme court of the state affirmed that judgment on the ..... in error insists that the act of december 31, 1868, was, when the repealing act was passed, as between moses & co. and the state, a contract, and that the repealing act was a violation of that contract within the meaning of the constitution of the united states, and therefore void. our attention has been called to the opinions of the judges of .....

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1873

Board of Public Works Vs. Columbia College

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1873

..... public improvements. in pursuance of this contract, the firm received from the complainant at different times bonds of the state amounting to over $4,000,000. in november, 1854, the firm suspended payment, being in insolvent circumstances ..... the case were as follows: in july, 1853, the firm of selden, withers & co., which was engaged in the business of banking in the city of washington, entered into a contract with the board of public works of virginia to sell on its account certain bonds of page 84 u. s. 522 the state of virginia, which had been issued for .....

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1873

Boyce Vs. Tabb

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1873

..... it is urged on the part of the plaintiff in error, as the highest court in louisiana has, on grounds of public policy, refused to enforce contracts like this since the abolition of slavery, that the thirty-fourth section of the judiciary act of 1789 obliges this court to follow that rule of ..... the case of osborne v. nicholson [ footnote 2 ] is also decisive of the last point in the charge. in that case, it was held that contracts relating to slaves, valid when made, were not impaired by the thirteenth amendment to the constitution, and it would serve no useful purpose to restate the argument ..... justice davis delivered the opinion of the court. if, when the note in question was executed, slavery existed in louisiana under the protection of law, and contracts relating to it were enforceable in the courts, which is conceded to be the case, the defendant cannot be released from his obligation to pay it by ..... the note was the sale of slaves, and that the decisions of the supreme court of louisiana had fully and unequivocally established that all obligations thus contracted were void and of no effect. the court thus charged: "it is not a legal defense to a suit brought on a promissory note executed ..... or any place subject to their jurisdiction." and in 1867 the supreme court of louisiana adjudged it to be a principle of jurisprudence in that state that contracts for the sale of persons were void, and should not be enforced in their courts. after this decision -- that is to say in july, 1868 .....

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1873

Butt Vs. Ellett

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1873

..... favor of the complainant, and the defendant brought the case here. page 86 u. s. 547 mr. justice swayne delivered the opinion of the court. the mortgage clause in the contract of lease of the 15th of january, 1867, executed by sillers and graham, could not operate as a mortgage, because the crops to which it relates were not then in .....

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1873

Cutner Vs. United States

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1873

..... the seat of government. then the purchasers were loyal citizens of a loyal state, and being such, could not be presumed to have intended to send the fruits of such contract to the aid of the insurrectionary government, even if it were possible (which it was not) to have obtained the subject matter of the trade from the government before sale .....

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1873

Life Insurance Company Vs. Francisco

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1873

..... of the terms as used in his answers to questions put to him prior to the issue of the policy. dolores francisco sued the manhattan life insurance company upon a contract of insurance, made february 5, 1867, upon the life of her husband. the husband died twenty-four days afterwards -- that is to say on the 1st of march, 1867, and ..... ninety days after notice of the death and due proof of the just claim of the assured. upon the trial of the cause, the plaintiff offered evidence to prove the contract and the death of her husband, and also that she had filled up in the presence of the agent of the company and handed to him, who received them without .....

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1873

Burton Vs. Driggs

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1873

..... .18, i do hereby sell, assign, transfer, and set over to william driggs my interest of an equal amount in the tioga county bank, paid in according to a certain contract made october 20, 1858, between o. a. burton, and others, which is hereto attached, with all the rights and privileges therein which i have or should have had if this .....

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