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May 21 1906 (FN)

Burton Vs. United States

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : May-21-1906

..... government is guaranteed against loss, and yet, if a certain ruling is established as the ruling of the department, it may affect future cases in which there is no such indemnity to the government, and in those cases it would be indirectly interested. but whatever the line of demarcation between "direct" and "indirect" results, the statute is clear that ..... states as parens patriae has an interest, in what chief justice shaw calls the "loose" sense of the term. indeed, what significance is there in inserting the words from "contract" to "interested," inclusive, unless some distinct limitation was intended? if the language was "in relation to any proceeding before any department, court-martial," etc., it would express the ..... agree to receive any compensation whatever, directly or indirectly, for any services rendered or to be rendered to any person either by himself or another in relation to any proceeding, contract, claim, controversy, charge, accusation, arrest, or other matter or thing in which the united states is a party, or directly or indirectly interested, before any department, court-martial, ..... agree to receive any compensation whatever, directly or indirectly, for any services rendered, or to be rendered, to any person, either by himself or another, in relation to any proceeding, contract, claim, controversy, charge, accusation, arrest, or other matter or thing in which the united states is a party, or directly or indirectly interested, before any department, court-martial, .....

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Jan 02 1906 (FN)

Nutt Vs. Knut

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-02-1906

..... do if personally present at the doing thereof, with full power of substitution and revocation, and to receipt and sign all vouchers and bonds of indemnity or appeal, and to indorse all drafts and vouchers in my name, either by or without indicating it is done by procuration, which may be ..... . stat. 1901, p. 2320), which declares absolutely null and void certain transfers and assignments of claims against the united states. they insisted that the contract sued on was in violation of that statute; and that they and the estate of nutt were protected by its provisions against any judgment whatever in favor ..... subsequently amended his petition, and asked that, in the event of his not being entitled to compensation under the denver contract, he have judgment for such sum as his services were reasonably worth, which he alleged to be $30,000. some of the defendants by their ..... 'due share' of the first appropriation, but has not received his full part of the last one. he therefore sought payment, in accordance with the contract, for the balance due him on account of the said sum of $89,999.88, appropriated to and received by the nutt estate. the plaintiff ..... s. prentiss knut, a defendant in error, and the defendants being the administrator, heirs, and devisees of haller nutt, deceased. it was based upon a written contract between the late james w. denver and the (then) executrix of haller nutt, deceased, as follows: 'that the party of the first part (denver) agrees .....

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Mar 19 1906 (FN)

St. Louis Beef Co. Vs. Maryland Cas. Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Mar-19-1906

..... policy shall only cover losses sustained by and liability for any claims against the assured as a result of the risk specified in the contract or contracts hereto attached, and is issued and accepted upon the condition that all the provisions printed on the slip or slips attached to this policy ..... , in the name and on behalf of the assured, or settle the same at its own cost, unless it shall elect to pay the assured the indemnity provided for in clause 'a' of special agreements, as limited therein. " page 201 u. s. 175 "3. the assured shall not settle any ..... judgment, it conceives itself to have a defense. the action referred to is an action for money alleged to be due under the policy. contracts rarely provide in detail for their nonperformance. it would be stretching the words quoted to a significance equally hurtful to both parties, and probably equally ..... limited to ten thousand dollars ($10,000)." " this insurance is subject to the following conditions, which are to be construed as conditions precedent of this contract:" " 1. the assured, upon the occurrence of an accident, shall give immediate notice thereof in writing, with full particulars, to the home office of ..... in consideration of the application for this policy, a copy of which is hereto attached and which is made part page 201 u. s. 174 of this contract, and of one hundred sixty-eight dollars ($168) premium, maryland casualty company, of baltimore, maryland (hereinafter called 'the company'), does hereby agree to indemnify .....

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Jan 02 1906 (FN)

Nutt Vs. Knut

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-02-1906

..... do if personally present at the doing thereof, with full power of substitution and revocation, and to receipt and sign all vouchers and bonds of indemnity or appeal, and to indorse all drafts and vouchers in my name, either by or without indicating it is done by procuration, which may ..... of the revised statutes, * which declares absolutely null and void certain transfers and assignments of claims against the united states. they insisted that the contract sued on was in violation of that statute, and that they and the estate of nutt were protected by its provisions against any judgment whatever ..... the nutt estate. the plaintiff subsequently amended his petition and asked that, in the event of his not being entitled to compensation under the denver contract, he have judgment for such sum as his services were reasonably worth, which he alleged to be $30,000. some of the defendants by ..... . prentiss knut, a defendant in error, and the defendants being the administrator, heirs, and devisees of haller nutt, deceased. it was based upon a written contract between the late james w. denver and the (then) executrix of haller nutt, deceased, as follows: "that the party of the first part [denver] ..... 12 error to the supreme court of the state of mississippi syllabus an attorney was employed to prosecute a claim against the united states; the contract which was in writing provided that he should prosecute it before the courts, officers and departments of the government and congress; that he should receive .....

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Dec 03 1906 (FN)

Crane Vs. Buckley

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Dec-03-1906

..... bond, it was necessary that the plaintiff in error should substantially reverse the judgment or decree in the respects in page 203 u. s. 447 which the bond was indemnity. as was said by mr. chief justice waite in gay v. parpart, 101 u. s. 391 , 101 u. s. 392 : "if, on the ..... this is the very time during which, by the modified decree entered by virtue of the order of the circuit court of appeals, the foreclosure of the contract was postponed and the defendant in error, buckley, permitted to remain in possession of the premises. as we have said, the appeal bond was to secure ..... the superior court of tulare county, california, removed to the united states circuit court of the southern district of california. crane brought suit to foreclose a contract for the sale of certain lands to buckley and for the recovery of possession thereof. upon answer and cross-bill, buckley made the defense that the ..... circuit syllabus syllabus the obligation of sureties upon bonds is strictissimi juris, and not to be extended by implication or enlarged construction of the terms of the contract entered into. sureties on a supersedeas bond given by defendant to answer, in case of his failure to prosecute his appeal to effect, to plaintiff ..... of sureties upon bonds is strictissimi juris, and not to be extended by implication or enlarged construction of the terms of the contract entered into. what, then, was the attitude of the case when this appeal bond was given? the action had been brought to foreclose a .....

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Apr 30 1906 (FN)

United States Vs. Milliken Imprinting Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-30-1906

..... mainly is relied upon, and we hardly think that it needs discussion. the communication was a general form to instruct page 202 u. s. 176 and direct applicants for contracts. the most natural meaning of the clause principally in question was simply to give notice that applications from persons not already engaged in imprinting stamps would not be considered, and ..... revenue, washington, district of columbia, until 12 m., may 25, 1890, such applications to be carefully sealed and marked 'applications for contract for imprinting internal revenue stamps,' and addressed to the commissioner of internal revenue." "g. w. wilson" " commissioner " on may 25, 1899, the firm wrote to the commissioner stating that ..... the sum of twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) for the faithful performance thereof." "the commissioner reserves the right to reject any or all applications and to cancel any contract wherever and whenever it shall appear to the interests of the public and the government to do so." "applications will be received at the office of the commissioner of internal ..... on behalf of the united states by the commissioner of internal revenue. it is unnecessary to state its terms. members of a partnership subsequently incorporated as the petitioner had a contract of like sort expiring july 1, 1899. on or about april 25, 1899, they received from the commissioner of internal revenue the following communication, bearing that date: " to .....

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1906

Blair Vs. Chicago

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1906

..... instruments of transfer of franchises and the instruments of transfer of rights and privileges, but is to detach the phrase and its correlated words from its immediate objects, the "contracts, stipulations, licenses, and undertakings" entered into by the common council and the companies, and to leave those objects without provision -- without connection with anything, coherence, or ..... , asserted, and the provision is confined to the instruments transferring "franchises," as distinguished from the instruments transferring "rights and privileges," and is denied all application to the "contracts, stipulations, licenses, and undertakings" between the companies and the city. in what way is this done, and with what consequences? it will be observed that the provision ..... manifest meaning. the section makes provision for certain things, to-wit, (1) the acts or deeds of transfer of rights, privileges, or franchises between the corporations; (2) contracts, stipulations, licenses, and undertakings made and entered into "and as made or amended" between the corporations and the common council "respecting the location, use, or exclusion of ..... aforesaid, this corporation shall thereupon and thereby become entitled, as to the streets last-above mentioned, and no others, to use the same according to the provisions of said contract and ordinances aforesaid, anything herein contained to the contrary notwithstanding." "sec. 5. [as to obstructing cars, etc.]" " act of february 6, 1865" "an act concerning .....

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May 28 1906 (FN)

Hodges Vs. United States

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : May-28-1906

..... winn, dave hinton, percy legg, joe mardis, joe mcgill, dan shelton, jim hall, and george shelton were engaged thereat, and while they were in the performance of said contracts thereon, the said defendants being then and there armed with deadly weapons, threatening and intimidating the said workmen there employed, with the purpose of compelling them, by violence and threats ..... with power, by appropriate legislation, to protect the freedom thus established against all the badges and incidents of slavery as it once existed, as the disability to make valid contracts for one's services was, as this court has said, an inseparable incident of the institution of slavery which the thirteenth amendment destroyed, and as a combination or conspiracy ..... limitations which the federal constitution imposed upon the states -- such, for instance, as the prohibition against ex post facto laws, bills of attainder, and laws impairing the obligation of contracts. but, with the exception of these and a few other restrictions, the entire domain of the privileges and immunities of citizens of the states, as above defined, lay within ..... winn, dave hinton, percy legg, joe mardis, joe mcgill, dan shelton, jim hall, and george shelton were engaged thereat, and while they were in the performance of said contracts thereon, the said defendants being then and there armed with deadly weapons, threatening and intimidating the said workmen there employed, with the purpose of compelling them, by violence and threats .....

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Feb 01 1906 (FN)

New York, N.H. and Hartford R. Co. Vs. Icc

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Feb-01-1906

..... the rates fixed in its published tariff of freight rates, by means of dealing in the purchase and sale of coal. and, as thus modified, the decree below is affirmed. * " contract made between the chesapeake & ohio railway company" " and the new york, new haven & hartford railroad company" "said chesapeake & ohio railway company, for the consideration hereinafter mentioned, hereby agrees ..... said chesapeake & ohio railway company, its officers, agents, and employees from, in any manner, direct or indirect, executing or performing, or attempting to execute or perform, either said contract of december 3, 1896, or said agreement of april, 1903, and from in any manner discharging or satisfying any obligation or seeming obligation arising from said agreements or either of ..... of the commingled attributes of carrier and producer, which was the controlling consideration in the decisions made in the haddock and coxe bros. cases. concluding therefore that both the contracts made by the chesapeake & ohio with the new haven were contrary to public policy and void because in conflict with the prohibitions of the act to regulate commerce, it ..... any manner whatever, directly or indirectly, the verbal agreement of 1903, and it permanently enjoined the new haven from asserting or attempting to enforce any claim arising from the contract of 1896 or in any manner, directly or indirectly, attempting to enforce the verbal agreement of 1903. thereafter the court denied a request made by the commission, that the .....

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Jan 02 1906 (FN)

Hill Vs. American Surety Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-02-1906

..... persons entering into formal contracts with the united states for the construction or repair of public buildings and works shall be required, before performing such work, to execute the usual penal bond with good ..... by the plaintiffs in the necessary prosecution of the work required by the original contract. the statute under consideration is entitled "an act for the protection of persons furnishing materials and labor for the construction of public works." it provides in substance that ..... the eleventh day of august, 1903, plaintiffs made the affidavit required by the statute, and procured from the secretary of war of the united states certified copies of the original contract and bonds; that the said new jersey foundry & machine company, the richard manufacturing company, and the united states accepted the said scraping and painting so done and performed ..... , and howard h. hill, the plaintiffs, the special instance and request of the said richard manufacturing company, scraped and painted the four observation towers, to be constructed under the contract with the said new jersey foundry & machine company, for which said page 200 u. s. 201 richard manufacturing company agreed to pay the said plaintiffs the sum of $246. .....

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