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1873

Heine Vs. Levee Commissioner

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1873

..... get is this money and interest, and that is precisely what a court of law would give them. the almost universal rule on the subject of specific performance as regards contracts other than those for real estate is that where adequate compensation can be made by the damages recoverable at law, equity will not interfere. it is said in argument that ..... . s. 659 authority by reference to some of the acknowledged grounds of equity jurisdiction. one of these is the doctrine of specific performance of contracts. but while equity has in some cases enforced in this manner a contract to deliver specific stocks, there is no such case here. the plaintiffs have their bonds or stocks. it is the money due on them .....

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1873

Mcphaul Vs. Lapsley

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1873

..... of mexico, itself formerly a colony of spain -- may not know exactly what a testimonio is. for any such, it may be stated that in spain and her colonies, deeds, contracts, and powers of attorney are executed before a regidor, a public officer, a sort of notary or alderman, exercising quasi- judicial power. the parties appear before him accompanied by a ..... held that an assignment of a mortgage was within the provision of the act. in the same year it was held that a covenant for title, though a mere executory contract, was within the law. [ footnote 3 ] so far as to the recording acts. another statute, that of may 13, 1846, [ footnote 4 ] having for its frequent effect to change the ..... u. s. 266 deeds, mortgages, conveyances, deeds of trust, bonds, covenants, defeasances, or other instruments of writing of and concerning any lands. " the fifth section makes similar provision for marriage contracts, powers of attorney, and official bonds. the seventh section directs the acknowledgment to be made "by the grantor or person who executed the instrument in writing." the eighth section provides ..... protocol. he then furnishes to the party in interest a similar document. this is a testimonio. what common law lawyers would call the contract itself, but what lawyers of spain and her colonies call the protocol of the contract, remains with the notary apud acta, like the original of a will in a surrogate's office. the testimonio is delivered to the .....

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1873

Head Vs. the University

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1873

..... time declared that this position should be held by him for six years "subject to law," it cannot be doubted that he understood it to be a part of the contract that the legislature could, at their discretion and in their pleasure, bring it to an earlier end. without discussing other questions, for the reasons thus given, the judgment must be ..... all contracts are in that condition. but that he would be subject to future legislative action, to the extent of an immediate removal and without cause, was not so evident. it was ..... the control of his office at the disposition of the legislature, the words "subject to law" would have been quite unnecessary in the resolution. that he and his office and contract were subject to the laws in existence at the time of making it was sufficiently evident without any declaration on the point. all page 86 u. s. 531 persons and ..... pass, as there was no body that could enact laws except the legislature of the state; that the relation between the university and the plaintiff did not result from any contract between the parties, but from the law establishing the university, creating the professorships and providing for the manner of filling them. judgment being given accordingly against the plaintiff, and that .....

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