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May 05 1884 (FN)

Thompson Vs. First National Bank of Toledo

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : May-05-1884

..... , and baron parke, in explaining his ruling at the trial, said: "i told the jury that the page 111 u. s. 540 defendant would be liable if the debt was contracted while he was actually a partner, or upon a representation of himself as a partner to the plaintiff, or upon such a public representation of himself in that character as ..... of the common bench in waugh v. carver, chief justice eyre said "now a case may be stated in which it is the clear sense of the parties to the contract that they shall not be partners; that a. is to contribute neither labor nor money; and, to go still further, not to receive any profits. but if he will lend ..... partner and who has no interest in the partnership cannot, by reason of having held himself out to the world as a partner, be held liable as such on a contract made by the partnership with one who had no knowledge of the holding out. this action was brought by the first national bank of toledo, ohio, a national banking association ..... be charged for its debts because of having held himself out or permitted himself to be held out as a partner cannot be made liable upon contracts of the partnership except with those who have contracted with the partnership upon the faith of such holding out. in such a case, the only ground of charging him as a partner is that, by .....

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May 05 1884 (FN)

Baines Vs. Clarke

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : May-05-1884

..... u. s. 795 judgments upon this award, but we see no evidence of such neglect on the part of lewis in this particular as amounts to a breach of his contract. he certainly could not control the conduct of his adversaries in their applications for the allowance of writs of error, and therefore is not chargeable with damages for the delay ..... to be paid for, 35,575 acres; in litigation at the time of the sale, 19,716 acres. as to the lands not in dispute, the decree was for the contract price per acre, with interest from june 3, 1973, page 111 u. s. 793 march 2, 1881, deducting payments as they had been made. as to the lands in dispute ..... should be calculated on the cash payment of $50,000 at the time of the conveyance. this seems to us to be in accordance with the true construction of the contract of purchase as it was reduced to writing by the parties. we can take notice of no understandings prior to the writing as to what the ..... contract was to be. the conveyance was of all the lands inside the exterior lines of the tracts to which lewis had title, and for these five dollars per acre was .....

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Mar 03 1884 (FN)

Slidell Vs. Grandjean

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Mar-03-1884

..... , perfect or imperfect. in soulard v. united states, this court said it "comprehends every species of title, inchoate or complete. it is supposed to embrace those rights which lie in contract -- those which are executory as well as those which are executed. in this respect, the relation of the inhabitants to their government is not changed. the new government takes the .....

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May 05 1884 (FN)

Barrett Vs. Failing

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : May-05-1884

..... estate by a divorce from the bond of matrimony for his fault, was that the legislature of new york, by expressly enacting that "in case of divorce dissolving the marriage contract for the misconduct of the wife, she shall not be endowed," had manifested an intention that she should retain her right of dower in case of a divorce for the .....

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Mar 03 1884 (FN)

Northern Bank of Toledo Vs. Porter Township Trustees

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Mar-03-1884

..... 6, 1851, the commissioners signed the requisite number of bonds, payable to the railroad company, and deposited them with the auditor for delivery when the road was located and a contract made for its construction through the county. it having been claimed that these bonds were defectively executed, others were signed by the commissioners on the 27th day of december, 1852 .....

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Jan 28 1884 (FN)

Chouteau Vs. Barlow

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-28-1884

..... court in minnesota, seeking a sale of the lands in question. he states that he was cognizant for many years before mr. sanford's death of the existence of the contract shown by the letters, though he did not see the letters till after sanford's death, when they were found among sanford's papers, and were in the possession of ..... mr. gebhard and the witness. that contract he states thus on his direct examination: "it was in the shape of a letter signed in the firm name of pierre chouteau, junior & co., addressed to mr. john f .....

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Jan 21 1884 (FN)

Redfield Vs. Ystalyfera Iron Company

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-21-1884

..... , that the jury might add interest, the plaintiff ordinarily being entitled to it from the time of the illegal exaction. but where interest is recoverable not as part of the contract, but by way of damages, if the plaintiff has been guilty of laches in unreasonably delaying the prosecution of his claim, it may be properly withheld. bann v. dalzell, 3 ..... money demands as damages for delay in payment, being just compensation to the plaintiff for a default on the part of his debtor. where it is reserved expressly in the contract, or is implied by the nature of the promise, it becomes part of the debt, and is recoverable as of right; but when it is given as damages, it is ..... entry of judgment. held that under these circumstances, interest should run only from the entry of the judgment. 3. interest is recoverable of right when it is reserved in the contract, but when it is given as damages, it is within the discretion of the court to allow or disallow it, and it will not be allowed if the plaintiff has .....

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Dec 01 1884 (FN)

Lamar Vs. Micou

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Dec-01-1884

..... states. the notes and bonds issued in its name and for its support had no legal value as money or property, except by agreement or acceptance of parties capable of contracting with each other, and can never be regarded by a court sitting under the authority of the united states as securities in which trust funds might be lawfully invested. thorington ..... case, 19 wall. 548; sprott v. united states, 20 wall. 459; fretz v. stover, 22 wall. 198; alexander v. bryan, 110 u. s. 414 . an infant has no capacity, by contract with his guardian, or by assent to his unlawful acts, to affect his own rights. the case is governed in this particular by the decision in horn v. lockhart, in .....

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Mar 29 1884 (FN)

Canal Bank Vs. Hudson

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Mar-29-1884

..... profits and the value of the improvements so found; . . . but no defendant shall be entitled to such compensation for improvements unless he shall claim the premises under some deed or contract of purchase made or acquired in good faith." the supreme court of mississippi interpreted this statute in 1876 in cole v. johnson, 53 miss. 94, in a suit in chancery .....

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Jan 07 1884 (FN)

GoodwIn Vs. Colorado Mortgage Inv. Co. of London

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-07-1884

..... , "being the head of a family, shall be entitled to a homestead not exceeding in value the sum of $2,000, exempt from execution and attachment arising from any debt, contract, or civil obligation entered into or incurred after the first day of february, in the year of our lord 1868," 1; that "to entitle any person to the benefits of .....

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