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Judgment Search Results Home > Cases Phrase: contract of indemnity contract Sorted by: recent Court: us supreme court Year: 1880 Page 3 of about 40 results (0.109 seconds)

1880

Goodman Vs. Niblack

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1880

..... first agreement of sloo, therefore, is unassailable. his assignment to cheever and wiles, in 1860, conveyed only his interest in the profits of the contract which the parties in the first assignment were performing or had performed for the government. page 102 u. s. 562 the general assignment of sloo in ..... for services in conveying the united states mails by steamers, direct between new york and chagres, in addition to the regular service required under the contract made between the said albert g. sloo and the united states be, and the same is hereby, referred to the court of claims, and ..... of the revised statutes. these provisions were enacted by congress in 1853, 10 stat. 170, and were therefore not in force when sloo made his contract with the government or his agreement with roberts, law, and others. that agreement remains unaffected by them. they were in force, however, when he ..... and property of every description. held that the assignment, although it covered whatever might be due to him under his contract with the government, was not within the prohibition of the act of feb. 26, 1853, 10 stat. 170, reenacted in sec. 3477, rev.stat., ..... that as the assignment was thus recognized by the government, the parties to the agreement and those claiming under them are precluded from setting up that the contract was not assignable. 2. a. made in 1860 an assignment for the benefit of his creditors, which included all his rights, credits, effects, .....

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1880

Prewit Vs. Wilson

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1880

..... , to an extent which cannot be estimated or expressed, except by the word 'infinite.' to say, therefore, that it is to be regarded, where it is the inducement to any contract, as a valuable consideration is to utter truth, yet only a part of the truth." and also that "marriage is to be ranked among the valuable considerations, yet it is .....

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1880

insurance Company Vs. Bangs

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1880

..... for a nonresident or absent infant in a case which did not touch any property in the district, but was brought to cancel a personal contract. there are also some cases in the state courts in which a judgment upon a personal demand has been sustained against collateral attack, though rendered ..... court will then only affect property of the party within the district. rev.stat., sec. 738. in all cases brought to enforce or cancel personal contracts or to recover damages for their violation, the statute requires a personal service of process upon the defendants or their voluntary appearance. and the equity rules ..... friend" does not change the necessity of service of process upon the defendants in a case before a court of the united states where a personal contract alone is involved. it may be otherwise in the state courts; it may be that, by their practice, the service of process upon the general ..... when the suit in equity was commenced against him. that suit did not concern any property, real or personal. it was brought to cancel a contract made with his father, and any decree respecting it would necessarily have been coram non judice unless the parties interested were before the court upon the ..... district of minnesota syllabus 1. where a suit is brought not to enforce a claim or lien upon property, but to cancel a purely personal contract, the circuit court cannot acquire jurisdiction of the defendant unless he appear or there be personal service of process upon him within the district. if he .....

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1880

Cook Vs. Lillo

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1880

..... , could be enforced in the courts of the united states after the restoration of peace to the extent of their just obligation. it is equally well settled that if a contract entered into under such circumstances, payable in dollars, was, according to the understanding of the parties, to be paid in confederate dollars, upon proof of that fact the party entitled ..... in the hands of the sonlies, because confessedly they were transferred to him long after they had become due. by a statute of louisiana, if a person pays on a contract a page 103 u. s. 794 higher rate of interest than eight percent, it may be sued for and recovered back within twelve months from the time of the payment .....

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1880

Goodyear Dental Vulcanite Company Vs. Davis

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1880

..... , it is reasonable to hold that such a construction may be confirmed by what the patentee said when he was making his application. the understanding of a party to a contract has always been regarded as of some importance in its interpretation. in his letter to the commissioner under date of july 30, 1855, written by his attorney, after striking out .....

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1880

School District Vs. Insurance Company

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1880

..... this was a special act is not denied. nor can it be controverted successfully that it confers corporate powers. the power to make a contract of this character, to collect the taxes necessary to pay the debt, to contract for and superintend and pay for the building, to receive the fund mentioned from the authorities of falls city, are all in their .....

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1880

Babbitt Vs. Clark

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1880

..... babbitt & weed feb. 8, 1877, which it was alleged had been created by the fraud of babbitt. the answer, which was by babbitt alone, admitted that the debt had been contracted but denied the fraud. it then alleged by way of defense that on the 7th of july, 1877, proceedings in bankruptcy were instituted against babbitt and weed in the district .....

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1880

Peck Vs. Collins

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1880

..... further agrees to pay to the said peck the sum of fifteen hundred dollars when the said peck shall notify him of his readiness to fulfill the said contract by deeding to said collins his interest in said patent or any reissue which may be granted under said application." "t. d. collins" "g. w ..... not be returned to the owners of said patent; and whereas the said peck desires a release from his obligations under the said contract in case he shall not be enabled to fulfill such obligations: " page 103 u. s. 662 "now this agreement witnesseth that the said collins, ..... collins an undivided three thirty-second part of a patent right entitled a new mode of sinking wells; and whereas said contract was given after the letters patent had been surrendered up for a reissue, and in ignorance of the fact that under certain circumstances the letters would ..... the first part, and george w. peck, of cortland, n.y., of the second part, are as follows:" "whereas the said peck did, by a contract bearing date april 28th, 1866, bind himself, in consideration of the sum of fifteen hundred dollars, which sum was then paid to said peck, to deed to said ..... the patent, and to give a deed therefor when called upon for that purpose. collins gave his note for the last-named sum. as these contracts were made in ignorance of the effect of a surrender of the patent for a reissue, they were afterwards conditionally revoked by returning the consideration money and .....

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1880

Penniman's Case

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1880

..... insolvent act of the colonial legislature passed in 1756, and no longer in force, was in the strictest sense a law impairing the obligation of contracts; that it interfered with an actually vested right of the creditor acquired under existing laws and entitling him to a particular remedy against the person ..... the state, received, in due form, from the proper court, a judgment that "he should be, and was thereby, fully discharged from all the debts, duties, contracts, and demands, . . . and from all imprisonment, arrest, and restraint of his person therefor." to this plea a demurrer was filed, and the judges of ..... states, and was therefore null and void because it impaired the obligation of the judgment upon which the commitment had been made and of the contract on which the judgment was founded. it was adjudged by the supreme court that the section was constitutional and valid, and that by virtue ..... jointly and severally liable for all the debts of the company then existing, and for all that shall page 103 u. s. 715 be contracted before such notice shall be given, unless such company shall have been insolvent and assigned its property in trust for the benefit of its creditors, ..... the state of rhode island syllabus a state statute abolishing imprisonment for debt does not, within the meaning of the constitution, impair the obligation of contracts which were entered into before its enactment. the facts are stated in the opinion of the court. mr. justice woods delivered the opinion of the .....

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1880

County of Morgan Vs. Allen

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1880

..... as trustees in the mortgage deed, that they were entitled to the possession of the bonds, for delivery to the new company in completion of the original contract with the county. the supreme court of the state was of opinion that the mortgage deed did not, by its terms, include these bonds; that the ..... pay, and thereby defeat the rights of other creditors, who had as much claim upon the assets of the company as those with whom the county contracted. what it did is utterly indefensible under any known rules of equity. 2. but it is contended that the subscription was without authority of law, ..... for the payment of its debts. it is a substitute for the personal liability which subsists in private co-partnerships. when debts are incurred, a contract arises with the creditors that it shall not be withdrawn or applied otherwise than upon their demands until such demands are satisfied. the creditors have a ..... but absolute, and the subscription made pursuant to this authority was unconditional. it was made prior to any issue of bonds, and when made, the contract between the county on the one side and the railroad company page 103 u. s. 505 on the other was complete. the county was then legally ..... should not be allowed in violation of that understanding. second, as to the claim of william thomas, he was affected by the notice disclosed in the contract between allen & mcgrady, which provided for the payment of their claims by these bonds only for work done in morgan county. third, that the claims .....

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