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1789

HAMiLTON Vs. CALLENDER'S EXRS

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1789

..... decisions have greatly deviated from the principle laid down by lord coke, that the party's acceptance of any thing, provided it be not of less value than the original contract, in satisfaction, is sufficient. but, notwithstanding the admission that the authorities seem now to extend so far, that a bond from the same party encreasing the sum, or, even where ..... , founded on the mortgage. the rule is clear, that a subsequent security of equal dignity is not an extinguishment, so as to annihilate the party's remedy upon his original contract; for that purpose the security must be of a higher nature. nor will the mere improvement of the security, by adding another surety, amount to an extinguishment. page 1 u .....

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1789

Johnson Vs. Hocker

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1789

..... recover the whole l 500. in specie, but only so much as that sum in paper money was worth at the time the contract was entered into; which was on the 24th of april, 1777; nor is he entitled to any interest from the date of the tender until this action (which is to ..... , they will next enquire, in what manner the bond ought now to be paid? by the act of the 3rd of april, 1781, it is declared, that all debts and contracts entered into between the 1st of january, 1777, and the 1st of march, 1781, shall be liquidated according to the scale of depreciation. the plaintiff, therefore, is not entitled to ..... , it is incumbent upon him to shew it to the satisfaction of the jury. the court, then, are clearly of opinion, that this bond must be considered as a new contract; but, even in that light, the defendant insists, that it was discharged by a tender and refusal on the 29th of march, 1780. the tender at that time has been .....

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1789

THOMSON'S LESSEE Vs. WHiTE

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1789

..... , to perform what lawrence should have performed; and equity will consider that as done, which ought to have been done; grounds, &c.; of law and equity, 75. every man's contract (whereever it is possible) should, indeed, be performed as it was intended. the numerous cases cited, as well as some determined in this court, both before and since the revolution .....

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1789

GRAFF Vs. SMiTH'S ADM'RS

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1789

..... alienable by the heirs, without being afterwards liable for the ancestors debts, few creditors to any amount would ever recover their debts, although perhaps the debts may really have been contracted on the credit of the lands. page 1 u.s. 481, 484 another consequence might likewise follow, that where the father dies indebted leaving sufficient real estate, and but little .....

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