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1874

Erie Railway Company Vs. Pennsylvania

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1874

..... obligation of the state not to impose such a tax upon the erie company. it has been held many times in this court that a state may make a valid contract that a corporation or its property within its territory shall be exempt from taxation, or shall be subject to a limited and specified taxation. [ footnote 4 ] the court has, however .....

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1874

St. John Vs. Erie Railway Company

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1874

..... said company is to be equal to the amount of the total unsecured and judgment debt of the new york & erie railroad company, with interest thereon as provided by the contract referred to in said acts, and by the provision of the said act, passed april 2, 1861, when ascertained pursuant to the provisions of said act." the fifth article of .....

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1874

Burnhisel Vs. Firman

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1874

..... them, were, aside from the objection arising under the bankrupt law, unquestionably valid securities. [ footnote 3 ] in pennsylvania, where there is a statute making usury penal, but not declaring the contract void, a usurious bond and mortgage may be enforced for the amount actually due. [ footnote 4 ] ii. in order to bring a security for a debt within the provision of .....

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1874

French Vs. Hay

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1874

..... claim to the judgments until 1868, when he filed this bill. now while it is true that in equity time is generally not considered as of the essence of a contract, it is only true when compensation can be made for its lapse, and the rule is inapplicable in case of an offer that requires acceptance to make a ..... contract. in may, 1861, the complainant having given no indication of acceptance, and having, so far as it appears, asserted no claim to the judgments, abandoned his home, and did not .....

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1874

The Wood-paper Patent

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1874

..... ends, its body being cylindrical. this boiler is suspended to the brickwork or foundation, by flanges, e , so that" image:c page 90 u. s. 586 "it may expand or contract without loosening itself from the foundation or its support." "in the interior of the boiler near its upper end, there is placed a perforated diaphragm, b, through the center of .....

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1874

Moore Vs. Mississippi

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1874

..... (made part of the transcript) or elsewhere -- to see that the defendant had set up that the statute under which he was indicted and convicted violated the obligation, of a contract made by the prior one, which he had set up in bar to the whole indictment. the record showing that the plea had answered but part of the indictment, the .....

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1874

Mechanics' and Traders' Bank Vs. Union Bank

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1874

..... the supreme court of the state decided, the law raised no such promise as is asserted, and the validating clause of the constitution therefore impaired no contract obligation. besides, we cannot admit that the legislation of a state may not validate the judgments of a court in fact, though in giving the ..... all judgments and judicial sales, marriages, and executed contracts made in good faith and in accordance with existing laws in this state rendered, made, or entered into, between the 26th day of january, 1861, ..... before the inferior state court of louisiana, that state adopted a constitution, of which the 149th article was thus: "all rights, actions, prosecutions, claims, contracts, and all laws in force at the time of the adoption of this constitution and not inconsistent therewith shall continue as if it had not been adopted; ..... the law raised an implication of a promise by the union bank to refund it, and that the obligation of this contract was impaired by the 149th article of the state constitution of 1868. that article ordained that all judgments and judicial sales, marriages, and executed ..... contracts made in good faith and in accordance with existing laws in the state, rendered, made, or entered into between the 26th day of .....

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1874

Taylor Vs. Thomas

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1874

..... , [ footnote 7 ] in which the opinion was given by mr. justice field. "order," said the court in that case, "was to be preserved, police regulations maintained, crime prosecuted, property protected, contracts enforced, marriages celebrated, estates settled, and the transfer and descent of property regulated precisely as in times of peace. no one that we are aware of," said the court, "seriously ..... of the tax; he, taylor, contending that the agreement of the state made in the act authorizing their issue, to receive the cotton bills in payment of taxes, was a "contract" which the state had no power by its subsequent act of 1865 to impair. the supreme court of the state, where the case finally came, adjudged the notes to be .....

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1874

Clark Vs. Iowa City

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1874

..... answer, therefore, the question certified to us, that the statute of iowa which extends the same limitation to page 87 u. s. 590 actions on all written contracts, sealed or unsealed, began to run against the coupons in suit from their respective maturities, and accordingly affirm the judgment. [ footnote 1 ] 76 u. s ..... butler arose in kentucky, where the statute prescribes fifteen years as the limitation for actions on bonds and only five years for actions on simple contracts. the action was upon coupons of certain bonds issued by the city, and the city pleaded the statute of limitations of five years, but ..... until the lapse of twenty years, whilst actions upon simply contracts are barred in six years. the action was brought upon the coupons when more than six years but less than twenty years had elapsed after ..... the coupons so far partook of the nature of the bonds that as the latter were specialties so were they specialties also, and not mere simple contracts. [ footnote 3 ] the first case, that of city of kenosha v. lamson, arose in wisconsin, where actions upon sealed instruments are not barred ..... by purchase they came to the possession of the plaintiff. the statute of iowa prescribes the limitation of ten years to actions on all written contracts, whether under seal or otherwise. the simple question, therefore, presented for our determination is whether the statute is a bar to an action upon .....

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1874

Smith Vs. Nichols

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1874

..... weaving is completed. the weft threads form the only covering on the upper and under side of the cords. when their tension ceases after the weaving is done the cords contract in length and increase proportionately in thickness. the weft threads are necessarily brought into proximity with each other. they partially imbed themselves in the cords, hold them firmly, and prevent ..... a disclaimer of any fabric in which the warp and weft threads are so interwoven between the elastic cords as to form strips of shirred cloth between and by the contraction of the elastic cords -- the warp threads in his improved fabric being, as he declared, only interwoven with the weft threads -- for the purpose of binding them tightly around the .....

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