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1819

Trustees of Dartmouth Coll. Vs. Woodward

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1819

..... obligation and construction jure loci contractus. titles to land constituting part of the public domain, acquired by grants under the provisions of existing laws by private persons, are certainly contracts of civil institution. yet no one ever supposed that, when acquired bona fide, they were not beyond the reach of legislative revocation. and so, certainly, is the ..... that the framers of our constitution were page 17 u. s. 648 strangers to it, and that, feeling the necessity and policy of giving permanence and security to contracts, of withdrawing them from the influence of legislative bodies, whose fluctuating policy, and repeated interferences, produced the most perplexing and injurious embarrassments, they still deemed it necessary to ..... performance of engagements. to correct this mischief by restraining the power which produced it, the state legislatures were forbidden "to pass any law impairing the obligation of contracts," that is, of contracts respecting property, under which some individual could claim a right to something beneficial to himself, and that, since the clause in the constitution must in construction ..... circumstances and be modified by ordinary legislation, which deeply concern the public, and which, to preserve good government, the public judgment must control. that even marriage is a contract, and its obligations are affected by the laws respecting divorces. that the clause in the constitution, if construed in its greatest latitude, page 17 u. s. 628 would .....

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1819

Brown Vs. Gilman

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1819

..... purchasers who failed to make payment of the purchase money to the georgia mississippi company were bad, and that the parties claiming under them must lose their indemnity under the act of congress. by this award of the commissioners, the claim of the new england mississippi land company for the amount of the share ..... premises to secure the first payment, and a consent to rely on the separate notes of the purchasers for the residue of the purchase money. the express contract that the lien shall be retained to a page 17 u. s. 291 specified extent is equivalent to a waiver of that lien to any greater extent ..... a lien in equity on the land sold and conveyed to said wetmore, for the purchase money due and unpaid by said wetmore, and that the indemnity under the act of congress should follow that lien and be awarded to said page 17 u. s. 261 georgia mississippi company to the amount thereof. ..... any act of the parties showing that the lien is not intended to be retained, as by taking separate securities for the purchase money. an express contract that the lien shall be retained to a specified extent is equivalent to a waiver of the lien to any greater extent. where the deed itself remains ..... for the purchase money on his interest in the purchase. in examining this question, the nature of the contract, the motives of the new england mississippi company, and their acts are all to be considered. the contract was made in january, 1796, for 11,380,000 acres of land lying within the country occupied by .....

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1819

Sturges Vs. Crowninshield

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1819

..... prevailed, and all confidence between man and man was destroyed. to laws of this description, therefore, it is said, the prohibition to pass laws impairing the obligation of contracts ought to be confined. let this argument be tried by the words of the section under consideration. was this general prohibition intended to prevent paper money? we are not ..... constitution to prohibit the passage of all insolvent laws, to enumerate particular subjects to which the principle they intended to establish should apply. the principle was the inviolability of contracts; this principle was to be protected in whatsoever form it might be assailed. to what purpose enumerate the particular modes of violation which should be forbidden when it was ..... exercise entirely or restrain it so far as national policy may require. it has so far restrained it as to prohibit the passage of any law impairing the obligation of contracts. although, then, the states may, until that power shall be exercised by congress, pass laws concerning bankrupts, yet they cannot constitutionally introduce into such laws a clause which ..... its obligation does not extend to future acquisitions. industry, talents and integrity constitute a fund which is as confidently trusted as property itself. future acquisitions are therefore liable for contracts, and to release them from this liability impairs their obligation. it has been argued that the states are not prohibited from passing bankrupt laws and that the essential principle .....

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1819

Boyd's Lessee Vs. Graves

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1819

..... ejectment after a correspondent possession of twenty years by the parties, and those claiming under them respectively. such an agreement is not within the statute of frauds as being a contract for the sale of lands or any interest in or concerning them. page 17 u. s. 514 duvall, justice, delivered the opinion of the court. an action of ejectment was ..... surveyor, mutually employed, as affected by the statute of frauds, as is contended by the counsel for the plaintiff. it is not a contract for the sale or conveyance of lands; it has no ingredient of such a contract. there is no quid pro quo, and the court do not consider it as a conveyance of title from one person to another .....

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1819

Bank of Columbia Vs. Okely

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1819

..... , to write to the clerk of the general court or of the county in which the said delinquent or delinquents may reside or did at the time he or they contracted the debt reside, and send to the said clerk the bond, bill, or note due, with proof of the demand made as aforesaid, and order the said clerk to issue ..... remedies, or to temporary privation of rights of the deepest interest are among the common incidents of life. such are submissions to arbitration; such are stipulation bonds, forthcoming bonds, and contracts of service. and it was with a view to the voluntary acquiescence of the individual -- nay, the solicited submission to the law of the ..... contract -- that this remedy was given. by making the note negotiable at the bank of columbia, the debtor chose his own jurisdiction; in consideration of the credit given him, he voluntarily .....

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1819

Wheaton Vs. Sexton's Lessee

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1819

..... , to a general intent must also be understood adequate) consideration is paid and the change of property be bona fide or such as it professes to be. of such a contract it cannot be predicated that it is with intent to defeat or defraud creditors, since, although the property itself no longer remains subject to the judgment, a substitute is furnished .....

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1819

Orr Vs. Hodgson

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1819

..... subject to the uses of the marriage settlement. the bill further alleged that the plaintiff, upon discovering the foregoing circumstances, applied to the defendants, and requested them to rescind the contract and to deliver up the bond to the plaintiff to be cancelled, the same having been obtained by misrepresentation or through mistake, without any consideration valuable in law, and at ..... .s. 4 wheat. 453 453 (1819) orr v. hodgson 17 u.s. (4 wheat.) 453 appeal from the circuit court of the district of columbia syllabus bill for rescinding a contract for the sale of lands, on the ground of defect of title, dismissed with costs. an alien may take an estate in lands by the act of the parties as ..... descent, as nieces and heirs of lucy paradise, widow of john paradise upon her death in 1814. if they did, then the contract for the sale of the land to the plaintiff ought to be fulfilled; if not, then the contract ought to be rescinded. two objections are urged against the title. first, that lucy paradise, at the time of her death .....

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