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Judgment Search Results Home > Cases Phrase: contract of indemnity contract Court: us supreme court Year: 1904 Page 4 of about 59 results (0.057 seconds)

Jan 04 1904 (FN)

Gonzales Vs. Williams

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-04-1904

..... alien immigrant within the intent and meaning of the act of congress entitled "an act in amendment to the various acts relative to immigration and the importation of aliens under contract or agreement to perform labor," approved march 3, 1891, 26 stat. 1084, c. 551, the commissioner had no power to detain or deport her, and the final order of the .....

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Apr 25 1904 (FN)

United States Vs. Sing Tuck or Do

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-25-1904

..... alien immigrant within the intent and meaning of the act of congress entitled 'an act in amendment to the various acts relative to immigration and the importation of aliens under contract or agreement to perform labor,' approved march 3, 1891, 26 stat. 1084, c. 551, the commissioner had no power to detain or deport her, and the final order of the .....

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Apr 04 1904 (FN)

icc Vs. Baird

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-04-1904

..... to have made little objection to the inspection of the papers; the contest was over their relevancy as testimony. nor can we see force in the suggestion that these contracts were made with persons not parties to the proceeding. undoubtedly the courts should protect nonlitigants from unnecessary exposure of their business affairs and papers. but it certainly can be ..... been relied upon; those argued pertained to the relevancy of the proof and the rights of persons not before the court to be protected from the publication of their private contracts. as to the constitutional objection based upon the fifth amendment, the act as amended february 11, 1893, expressly extends immunity from prosecution or forfeiture of estate because of testimony ..... . it was clearly competent for congress, to that end, to invest the commission with authority to require the attendance and testimony of witnesses, and the production of books, papers, tariffs, contracts, agreements, and documents relating to any matter legally committed to that body for investigation." in interstate commerce commission v. cincinnati, new orleans &c.; railway co., 167 u. s. 479 ..... by the railroad companies, taking issue with the allegations of the petition and denying violation of the law. in the course of the hearing, certain witnesses refused to produce contracts and answer questions when required so to do by order of the commission, which refusal gave rise to the petition to the circuit court. the character of the testimony .....

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May 31 1904 (FN)

Cleveland Vs. Cleveland City Ry. Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : May-31-1904

..... therefore, the ordinances passed after august, 1879, and referred to previously, which ordinances were accepted by the predecessors of the complainant, with whom it is in privity, constituted contracts in respect to the rates of fare to be thereafter charged upon the consolidated and extended lines (affected by the ordinances) as an entirety, it necessarily follows that the ..... of the record, the facts concerning the alleged impairment of contract rights appeared as found by the court in awarding the temporary injunction. the bill as amended, however, also reiterated the facts originally claimed to constitute a violation of ..... enforced, would be confiscatory. after hearing, a temporary injunction was allowed. the court, in stating its reasons, confined them exclusively to the alleged impairment of the obligations of contracts, and decided that it was unnecessary to consider the rights alleged under the fourteenth amendment. 94 f. 385. both parties thereupon amended their pleadings so that, upon the face ..... affected by, the enforcement of an ordinance reducing the rates of fare of street railways, which ordinance the companies claim is unconstitutional as impairing the obligation of the contracts resulting from the ordinances granting the franchises, a court of equity has jurisdiction of an action to enjoin the enforcement of the ordinance, especially when the ordinance affects .....

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May 31 1904 (FN)

Shaw Vs. Covington

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : May-31-1904

..... place, . . . shall thereafter be void and of no effect." again, by 164, no city can grant any franchise or privilege, or make any contract in reference thereto, for a term exceeding twenty years, and the grantee is to be the highest and best bidder at public offer. we assume that the ..... with all the property, business, credits, assets, and effects of the constituent corporations, without deed or transfer, and shall be bound for all their contracts and liabilities." the old companies disappear and the new company must claim whatever rights it gets from the law which calls it into being. it is ..... to repeal its grant to that extent, or the action of the municipality is not so sanctioned; in which case it cannot be a law impairing the obligations of contracts within the clause of the constitution, and the plaintiffs are out of court. hamilton gas light & coke co. v. hamilton, 146 u. s. 258 ; ..... and power to the city and its citizens. the ground of the suit is that the intended action of the city will impair the obligations of a contract with the suburban electric company, contrary to article i, section 10, of the constitution of the united states. the plaintiff shaw is trustee in bankruptcy ..... of the electric company. the contract set up consists of a clause in a charter granted by the legislature of kentucky on april 22, 1882, to the covington electric light company. by .....

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Apr 11 1904 (FN)

Minnesota Vs. Northern Securities Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-11-1904

..... illegal. the second section condemns the monopolizing or attempting to monopolize, or combining or conspiring to monopolize, any part of such trade or commerce. by the third section, every contract, combination in the form of trust or otherwise, or conspiracy in restraint of commerce in any territory of the united states or the district of columbia, or in restraint of ..... directly or indirectly make any contract, agreement, or arrangement, or enter into any combination, conspiracy, or trust, as defined in section 1 of this act, shall, in addition to the penalty prescribed in section 2 of ..... in any manner the trade or commerce, or any part thereof, of this state or of the several states, such union, combination, agreement, arrangement, page 194 u. s. 59 or contract is hereby prohibited and declared to be unlawful. . . ." "sec 3. any corporation heretofore or hereafter created, organized, or existing under the laws of this state which shall hereafter, either ..... principally to such restraints upon trade and commerce as interfered with competition among those engaged therein. that statute contained these provisions: page 194 u. s. 58 "sec 1. any contract, agreement, arrangement, or conspiracy, or any combination in the form of a trust or otherwise hereafter entered into which is in restraint of trade or commerce within this state, or .....

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Apr 04 1904 (FN)

Third National Bank Vs. Buffalo German Ins. Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-04-1904

..... its capital stock or of the capital stock of any other incorporated company, unless such purchase shall be necessary to prevent loss upon a debt previously contracted in good faith on security which at the time, was deemed adequate to insure the payment of such debt, independent of any lien upon such stock ..... and holding that they may not be availed of by a debtor of the bank to defeat the enforcement of obligations by him contracted in favor of the bank. bank v. matthews, 98 u. s. 621 ; bank v. whitney, 103 u. s. 99 ; thompson v. bank, 146 ..... of stock and forbidding the purchase or holding by a national bank of such shares of stock unless necessary to prevent loss on a debt previously contracted in good faith. and putting these provisions aside, we may also pass the consideration of the decisions of this court construing the provisions in question, ..... of such stock, as there was no delivery of the certificates. as tersely said by the court below: "if we assume the existence of a contract between the defendant bank and levi (and all we know of it is the testimony of the president of the defendant as to a conversation with levi ..... the insurance company, and secured this loan by pledging, delivering, and assigning to the insurance company his certificates of stock in the bank. the written contract of pledge gave the insurance company power, in default of payment of the loan at its maturity, to sell the stock at public or private sale after .....

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Apr 04 1904 (FN)

United States Vs. Mccoy

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-04-1904

..... , with the reports upon which the finding in the certificate was based, we think the certificate was legally competent to establish prima facie the fact that mccoy had abandoned his contract. it was made the duty of the postmaster at san francisco, by section 3849 of the revised statutes, to "promptly report to the postmaster general every delinquency, neglect, ..... ," from evidence which justify the imposition of fines or the deciding that a postal contractor has abandoned the performance of his contract, the postmaster general may act as authorized in such provisions. it would seem to be an appropriate act for the postmaster general to make distinct official evidence of the fact ..... the contractor commences or resumes the proper performance of service, or until the route can be relet, as now provided by law, and service commenced under the new award of contract. all acts or parts of acts inconsistent with the provisions of this act being hereby repealed." these provisions, by necessary implication, declare that whenever the postmaster general "is satisfied ..... ascertained and established in the regular course of official action by the department, and represented disbursements made in the ordinary course of business for temporary service and under the new contract, all of which was occasioned by the actual or assumed default of mccoy. the payments shown by the items therefore properly appeared on the books of the treasury department .....

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Mar 21 1904 (FN)

Underground Railroad of New York Vs. New York

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Mar-21-1904

..... proposed railroad. and the fact, also asserted, that this company filed a map or profile did not, as we have seen in itself create a contract right. the company is alleged to have leased its road to the rapid transit underground railroad company, the other complainant, which was incorporated in 1897 ..... by the constitution are asserted, and if the facts set up by the complainants are, as matter of law, wholly inadequate to show possession of contract rights as between them, or either of them, and the state, then no dispute or controversy arises in respect of an unconstitutional invasion of such ..... been taken in lieu of the consent of the property owners; that the city of new york, the municipal authorities, and board have entered into a contract, february, 1900, with defendant contractors, to construct the road over the routes determined on, and that the railroad is now in process of construction, ..... supreme court of the state; for the various steps of procedure after the popular vote in favor of municipal construction, and for details of the contract for the construction and operation of the municipal road. the bill further alleges that the rapid transit board had determined on the construction of an underground ..... property owners or substituted consent of the supreme court, or acquire any property by condemnation, did not create page 193 u. s. 417 a contract with the state for the exclusive use of the space included in the map and profile, and a subsequent act of the state authorizing the .....

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Mar 21 1904 (FN)

Adams Vs. Church

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Mar-21-1904

..... policy of the law. but, as the law does not require affidavit before final certificate that no interest in the land has been sold, we perceive no reason why such contract as was found to exist by the supreme court of oregon would vitiate the agreement to convey after the certificate is granted and the patent issued. if the entryman has ..... to abandon his occupation, and thus deprive the purchaser of any possibility of acquiring title to the land; that a contract whose consummation necessarily rests on perjury is illegal." and that courts of equity would not enforce the performance of such contracts "founded upon perjury and entered into in defiance of a clearly expressed will of the government." but this case is .....

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