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1793

Chisholm Vs. Georgia

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1793

..... between the present plaintiff and defendant no such unequal relation is alleged to exist. columbus achieved the discovery of that country which, perhaps ought to bear his name. a contract made by columbus furnished the first precedent for supporting, in his discovered country, the cause of injured merit against the claims and pretentions of haughty and ungrateful power. his son ..... a particular manner, to the judicial authority. and when we view this object in conjunction with the declaration, "that no state shall pass a law impairing the obligation of contracts," we shall probably think that this object points, in a particular manner, to the jurisdiction of the court over the several states. what good purpose could this constitutional provision secure ..... be amenable, for such a violation of right to no controuling judiciary power? we have seen that on the principles of general jurisprudence, a state, for the breach of a contract, may be liable for damages. a third declared object is "to ensure domestic tranquillity." this tranquillity is most likely to be disturbed by controversies between states. these consequences will ..... alliance, or confederation, coin money, emit bills of credit, make any thing but gold and silver a tender in payment of debts, pass any law impairing the obligation of contracts;" these, with a number of others, are important restrictions of the power of states, and were thought necessary to maintain the union and to establish some fundamental uniform principles of .....

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1793

Conrad Vs. Conrad

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1793

..... , on general principles, the service of a minor child, (whether legitimate, or not) was due to the parent, in consideration of his maintenance and education; and that the supposed special contract was unreasonable, and, consequently, void. 1 black. com. 449. 453. 450. yelv. 17. 2 stra. 728. doct. and stud. 211, 212. if, therefore, the plaintiff is entitled to recover any ..... , considering him as a servant, the expense incurred for his clothing and education must be set off against a claim for wages. for the plaintiff, it was answered, that the contract was expressly proved, upon a good and valuable consideration, performed by the plaintiff; and that considering the rights of a bastard in relation to the father's estate, to be .....

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