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1800

Com. of Pennsylvania Vs. Coxe

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1800

..... 170, 191 the proviso to the 9th section, having rested the consummation of the grantee's title, simply, upon the persisting in an endeavour, it would be creating a new contract, making a new law, introducing another principle, and amplifying the words of the legislature, to require, not a persevering endeavour, but an actual performance. besides; would it be just ..... from the immediate steps which they pursued to complete their surveys and improvements: and this is, in truth, the material ground of complaint against the opposite doctrine; that, by the contract, the grantees were obliged to make laborious, hazardous, and expensive exertions, during the war; and, yet, at the conclusion of the war, derive no advantage from those exertions, ..... warrants, but no such settlement, improvement, and residence, have been made and continued, as the enacting part of the 9th section describes. what, then, is the operation of the contract, under such circumstances, connected with the indian war? the adverse counsel will not explicitly aver, that the result is an absolute forfeiture of the lands; but they peremptorily deny, that ..... the company, to effectuate the settlements, were uniformly displayed, and have, on every occasion, been candidly applauded. upon motives of interest, as well as upon the principles of their contract, they 'persisted in their endeavours:' for, even after the board of property had decided, that they had acquired a legal title to the lands, and issued patents in their favour .....

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1800

Thurston Vs. Koch

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1800

..... the introduction of wagering policies, it was, upon principles of convenience, very wisely established, 'that a man should not recover more than he had lost.' insurance was considered as an indemnity only, in case of a loss: and, therefore, the satisfaction ought not to exceed the loss. this rule was calculated to prevent fraud; lest the temptation of gain, should occasion ..... : paterson, justice. the case before the court is that of a double insurance; and the question is, whether the insurers shall contribute rateably, or shall pay according to priority of contract, until the insured be satisfied to the amount of his loss. the law on this subject, is different in different nations of europe, owing to the diversity of local ordinances ..... , which have been made to regulate commercial transactions. by the ordinance of one country, the contract is declared to be void, and a forfeiture superadded; whereas, by the ordinances of other countries, the contract is merely void, without any forfeiture. by the ordinance of spain, if a policy be signed on the same day by several .....

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1800

Bussy Vs. Donaldson

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1800

..... owner of a ship. but, i confess, that i am not prepared to accede to his opinion, on the assessment of damages. i take this distinction. in a case of contract; or in a case of damage by gross negligence; the jury should always, i think, give a compensation to the full amount of the injury actually sustained. but if an .....

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