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1786

James Vs. Allen

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1786

..... courts, but even the laws of foreign countries, where no suits have been instituted, would in some cases be taken notice of here; where such laws are explanatory of the contracts, and appear to have been in the contemplation of the parties at the time of making them; as if the interest of money should be higher in a foreign country ..... every other country where the validity of the transaction is called in question. 1 black. rep. 258. 2 burr. 1078. finch 186. 2 show. 231. if the validity of a contract depends upon the laws of a foreign country in which it is perfected, and cannot be affected by any arguments drawn from the laws of the country where a subsequent ..... with the terms of the act, became thereby expressly discharged from all debts due at the time of the assignment of his effects for the use of his creditors, or contracted for before that time and payable after, 'so far as regards the imprisonment or detention of his person.' bradford and lewis, in support of the motion, contended that the benefit ..... made, than in that where the suit was brought, the foreign interest shall be recovered, as being understood to be part of the contract. but it does not follow that every order of a foreign court with respect to the imprisonment of the defendant's person, or any local laws of that country, with .....

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1786

Ogden Vs. Ash

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1786

..... , unless expressly restrained, might be tempted to cruise in the outward bound voyage. whatever their reasons were, the underwriters had certainly a right to make it a part of their contract; without it, they might have refused to insure at all, or they would perhaps, have demanded a higher premium; and therefore being stipulated, the owners should have complied with it .....

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1786

Purviance Vs. Angus

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1786

..... him. but, it is contended, that though he might be responsible to captain talbot, he is not so to his owners, for that his relation with them was by contract, and the contract between a servant and his master, or between a captain of a ship and his owners, points out the measure of the servant's or captain's responsibility; that ..... compensate for the injury committed by him. in all cases of spoliation, both captain and owners are equally liable to the party wronged. but what is the nature of the contract between the owners and the captain? it is either general, or special. it is either created by the law, or by the parties themselves. a commander of a vessel, on .....

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