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Jan 29 1900 (FN)

Southern Railway Co. Vs. Carnegie Steel Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-29-1900

..... by and assented to -- indeed, approved -- the application for the benefit of the bondholders represented by it of funds which should have been applied in payment of current debts contracted in the interest of mortgage creditors before the appointment of receivers in the clyde suit. suppose the court had directed the receivers in the clyde suit, before turning over the ..... represented. in the suit instituted by clyde and others, the carnegie steel company, limited, filed with the master commissioner, october 14, 1892, its claims arising out of certain contracts made between that company and the danville railroad company in 1891 for steel rails delivered to the latter between july 25, 1891, and october 10, 1891. the facts relating to ..... by the danville company, together with all steamers, wharves, and other properties held in connection therewith, and all moneys, choses in action, credit, bonds, stocks, leasehold interests, or operating contracts, and other assets of every kind, and all other property, real, personal, and mixed, owned, held, or possessed by that company. it was further provided in the order of ..... equipment, page 176 u. s. 266 material, machinery, supplies, moneys, accounts, choses in action, and assets of every description and wherever situated, together with all leasehold rights and contracts, with authority to manage and operate the same as the officers of and under the direction of the court, and that all the officers, managers, superintendents, and employees of the .....

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May 14 1900 (FN)

Knowlton Vs. Moore

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : May-14-1900

..... engaged in such commerce is not the subject of taxation by the several states, because congress may regulate interstate commerce? conveyances, mortgages, leases, pledges, and, indeed, all property and the contracts page 178 u. s. 60 which arise from its ownership, are subject more or less to state regulation, exclusive in its nature. if the proposition here contended for be sound ..... to, or divided amongst, the wife, children, or grandchildren of the person deceased intestate, or making such will or testamentary instrument, or any recognizance, bill, bond, or other obligation or contract, which shall be made to or with the united states, or any state, or for their use, respectively." [ footnote 3 ] act of june 13, 1898, c. 448. "sec. 29. that .....

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Apr 16 1900 (FN)

Doherty Vs. Northern Pacific Ry. Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-16-1900

..... location, the land commissioner, by direction of the secretary of the interior, adjusted the land grant in accordance with it, and prepared diagrams showing the limits of the grant and indemnity belts, and transmitted such diagrams to the district land officers with the proper directions as to the withdrawal of lands, which were complied with." "august 2, 1884, the directors of ..... land decisions 412, the second, rendered august 27, 1896, and reported in volume 23 land decisions 204. those decisions were made by the secretary in disposing of a list of indemnity selections filed by the northern pacific railway company, based on losses of lands within the place limits lying east of the city of superior. the opinion of the secretary was ..... 1, 1872, when it purchased one-half of the track and right of way of the lake superior and mississippi railroad company from thompson junction to duluth, and made a contract for operation of the line in common. in reply to this claim, the company denies that, by purchasing an interest in the line from thompson junction to duluth, it was ..... alternate sections per mile on each side of the line within the states, and twenty alternate sections in the territories, with a ten-mile indemnity limit, and by resolution of congress, may 31, 1870, an additional indemnity belt ten miles in width was created on each side of the line. this act was accepted by the company within the time required by .....

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Dec 17 1900 (FN)

Tyler Vs. Judges of Court of Registration

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Dec-17-1900

..... been affected, against the party who committed or caused the injury, or by or against his personal representative." an action on contract (p. 2) "must be brought in the name of the party in whom the legal interest in such contract was vested," and an action of tort (p. 68) "in the name of the person whose legal right has been affected .....

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Apr 16 1900 (FN)

United States Vs. Northern Pacific R. Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-16-1900

..... u. s. 442 of the time named in the statute, or to consider whether the ordinary doctrines of courts of equity, which relieve a contracting party from forfeiture by reason of a failure to complete the contract within the time fixed, when the work is subsequently completed and accepted, would apply to a case like the present. undoubtedly there would seem to .....

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May 28 1900 (FN)

In Re Conway

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : May-28-1900

in re conway - 178 u.s. 421 (1900) u.s. supreme court in re conway, 178 u.s. 421 (1900) in re conway no. 9, original submitted april 9, 1900 decided may 28, 1900 178 u.s. 421 original syllabus a national bank was closed by order of the comptroller of the currency and a receiver appointed. an assessment was made upon the holders of stock. overton and hoffer were among those who were assessed, and payment not having been made, suit was brought against them. service page 178 u. s. 422 was made upon h., but not upon o., who was very ill, and who died without service having been made upon him. he left a will, under which j. p. o. was duly appointed his executor. the executor was summoned into the suit by a writ of scire facias. a motion was made to set aside the scire facias and the attempted service thereof, which motion was granted. the executor being substituted in the place of the deceased as defendant, the court decided that it had acquired no jurisdiction over the deceased, and could acquire none over his executor. thereupon the receiver applied to this court for a writ of mandamus to the judges of the circuit court of the united states for the ninth circuit commanding them to take jurisdiction and proceed against j. p. o. as executor of the last will and testament of o., deceased, in the action brought by the receiver to recover the assessments. held: (1) that mandamus was the proper remedy, and the rule was made absolute. (2) that the action of the circuit court in .....

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May 21 1900 (FN)

Mcdonnell Vs. Jordan

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : May-21-1900

..... , it was said: "the act of march 3, 1887, c. 373, corrected by the act of august 13, 1888, c. 866, was intended, as this court has often recognized, to contract the jurisdiction of the circuit courts of the united states, whether original over suits brought therein, or by removal from the state courts. it not only amends the act of .....

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May 21 1900 (FN)

Castner Vs. Coffman

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : May-21-1900

..... used the trademark as the licensees of the improvement company, is shown by the record. in august, 1885, castner & company, limited, was under the contract the general tidewater coal agent -- that is, such agent for all the mine owners in the pocahontas region. although thus representing the owners, this corporation, ..... which it was taken, for all the coal was advertised by the owners and general coal agent under the name of pocahontas coal, and was contracted for and shipped under the same name. indeed, during the existence of the original combination, the complainants, or their predecessors, who now assert ..... due or that might become due to the producer. page 178 u. s. 174 while the contract between the coal producers and the agreement appointing the general tidewater coal agent are contained in the record, the agreement appointing the general coal agent ..... supplied by the producers might, however, in some instances, be of inferior quality, was recognized in a stipulation contained in the coal producers' contract, providing for an allowance to be made to purchasers of coal because of inferiority of quality, such allowance to be deducted from any amount found ..... we have all along entertained, that the pocahontas coal is the best steam coal in the market." so also, in the eighth article of the contract between castner & company, limited, and the railroad company, by which the former was appointed the general tidewater coal agent, it was recited that " .....

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May 14 1900 (FN)

The Carlos F. Roses

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : May-14-1900

..... are stated by the supreme court in the frances, 8 cranch 418. it is there said that" "cases of liens created by the mere private contract of individuals, depending upon the different laws of different countries, are not allowed, because of the difficulties which would arise in deciding upon them, and ..... of the ship, because the owner of the ship has the cargo in his possession, subject to that demand by the general law, independent of all contract. . . . but it is a proposition of a much wider extent which affirms that a mere right of action is entitled to the same favorable ..... . . . . but in cases of liens created by page 177 u. s. 667 the mere private contract of individuals, depending upon the different laws of different countries, the difficulties which an examination of such claims would impose upon the captors, and even upon the ..... but this doctrine is unknown in prize courts unless in very peculiar cases, where the lien is imposed by a general law of the mercantile world, independent of any contract between the parties. such is the case of freight upon enemies' goods seized in the vessel of a friend, which is always decreed to the owner of the vessel ..... be so framed as that no powers belonging to this court can enable it to examine them with effect. they are private contracts, passing between parties who may have an interest in colluding; the captor has no access whatever to the original private understanding of the parties in .....

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Apr 30 1900 (FN)

Daggs Vs. Phoenix National Bank

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-30-1900

..... further agreed that from this date, november 1, 1894, a. j. daggs shall pay the costs that shall hereafter accrue in the said case." this contract, standing alone, establishes nothing definite, and appreciating this, the appellants attempt to explain it by a resort to what they allege to be the testimony ..... loan or forbearance of money at seven percent meeting the arguments of counsel upon a supposed difference between loans and discounts, and usurious and nonusurious contracts under the laws of the state in the transactions of natural persons, the learned justice who delivered the opinion of the court made some ..... follows:" "the court erred in not giving judgment for plaintiffs in error on their pleas in bar of the recovery of any interest for the reason that the contract with the national bank for ten percent interest is ultra vires. " " * * * *" "the second assignment of error as made by plaintiffs in error, ..... court below, and $500 as costs, and expended work and labor of the reasonable value of $500, and has performed all the conditions of said contract, but that plaintiff (appellant) has failed to perform the conditions on its part to the damage of defendant in the sum $10,122.55. for ..... at the time of the execution of the three promissory notes sued on, the plaintiff (appellee) and the defendant, a. j. daggs, entered into a contract in writing (a copy of which is attached to the answer, marked exhibit "b") wherein the plaintiff, as part of the consideration for the said three .....

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