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Nov 12 1888 (FN)

Central Bank of Washington Vs. Hume

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Nov-12-1888

..... an event which is sure at some time to happen in consideration of the payment of the premiums as stipulated, nevertheless the contract is also a contract of indemnity. if the creditor insures the life of his debtor, he is thereby indemnified against the loss of his debt by the death of the ..... life, and can protect himself accordingly if he so chooses. marine and fire insurance is considered as strictly an indemnity, but while this is not so as to life insurance, which is simply a contract, so far as the company is concerned, to pay a certain sum of money upon the occurrence of ..... a decree therefor, as well as for the amount of the maryland and connecticut policies and the premiums paid thereon. it is not denied that the contract of the maryland insurance company was directly between that company and mrs. hume, and this is, in our judgment, true of that of the connecticut ..... their legal representatives. the application for this policy was signed "annie g. hume, by thomas l. hume." it was expressly provided as part of the contract that the policy was issued and delivered at hartford, in the state of connecticut, and was "to be in all respects construed and determined in accordance ..... debtor before payment, yet if the creditor keeps up the premiums, and his debt is paid before the debtor's death, he may still recover upon the contract .....

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Apr 23 1888 (FN)

United States Vs. Louisiana

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-23-1888

..... v. county of adams, 100 u. s. 61 . in that case, the county of adams had made a contract with the emigrant company to convey to it the county's swamp lands and claim for indemnity against the united states on account of swamp lands which had been sold by the united states, and had given a deed ..... at the dates stated in finding 1, admitted and certified the above sums to be due to the state on account of the 5 percent fund and the indemnity for swamp lands purchased by individuals within the state, but directed those amounts to be credited on moneys due the united states, as stated in finding 3, ..... wright county, with the assent of a majority of the voters of the county, having contracted in writing with the emigrant company to sell to it all the swamp lands in the county, and the claim of the county for indemnity against the united states for swamp lands which had been sold by the united states, and ..... in pursuance of the contract. it afterwards filed a bill to rescind the contract and the deed, and obtained in the circuit court a ..... having executed a deed of a quantity of the lands to the company, the county filed a bill in equity to set aside the contract and deed, and obtained a decree to .....

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Jan 09 1888 (FN)

Lawson Vs. Floyd

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-09-1888

..... tract of land herein mentioned, sold by the said lawson to said floyd, estimated to contain 1,000 acres, shall be in said johnston, as an indemnity to him, which is described as follows, viz., all the land owned by said lawson lying below kezer's branch above aracoma, lying back of the ..... , and therefore of considerable value, while the larger part of it ran up on to the mountain ridges. in accordance with this understanding, the original contract states that "lawson is to make the said floyd a deed, with general warranty and relinquishment of dower, to the above described property, except one recent ..... in a case of this kind, it is eminently proper to consider the circumstances surrounding the parties, and which would probably influence them in making the contract at the time it was entered into. these, we think, throw much light on the question in this case, and leave but little doubt that ..... deceive him; that, before bringing this suit, he (the plaintiff) had an accurate survey made of the land according to the boundaries mentioned in the contract, and that instead of there being a thousand acres, as represented by lawson, there were only 592 acres, leaving a deficiency of 408 acres. he claims ..... it was agreed that the property and control of the land should be in johnston as an indemnity to him for the payment of this purchase money. this agreement is marked exhibit b in the bill, and is as follows: "this contract, made this third day of august, 1871, between anthony lawson, geo. r. c. .....

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Oct 29 1888 (FN)

Culliford Vs. Gomila

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Oct-29-1888

..... sail grade, very good. may we draw on you for same?" "de wolf & hammond" "to which the following answer was made:" "july 4" " consult indemnity lawyer, mcconnell. if he approves, dispatch deronda; give bail, if necessary. first telegram simply means paying difference value alleged short shipment; save delay." "culliford & clark" ..... co. cannot have the same benefit as if those provisions had been inserted. the court is bound to give effect to the stipulations of the contract, but not to provisions which the parties deliberately omitted to insert after attention had been directed to them. this ruling is in harmony with the ..... and therefore are liable to the said libellants for the amount of damages suffered by the latter from inability to sell and deliver under the grain contract with forestier & co." "3d. that the amount of such damages was the sum of $23,993.76." "4th. that libellants should have ..... messrs. de wolf & hammond, and gomila & co., had opened negotiations for a charter on the 16th of june. gomila & co., having the contract aforesaid with forestier & co., insisted on owner's guarantee that the deronda would carry 10,000 quarters of 480 lbs., whereupon the following cable dispatch was ..... each; that the respondents wholly failed to comply with the said guarantee; that, in consequence thereof, the libellants were prevented from fulfilling their contract of sale of the 10,000 quarters of corn of 480 pounds each, with special reference to which they had entered into the charter party .....

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Dec 17 1888 (FN)

Kennedy Vs. Hazelton

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Dec-17-1888

..... . the defendant demurred to the bill (1) for want of equity; (2) for multifariousness in embracing two separate and distinct causes of action, one to enforce specific performance of a contract, the other for the infringement of a patent; (3) because, as appeared by the allegations of the bill, the patent was absolutely void, and no suit could be maintained, either ..... that he had invented such an improvement, and explained its general plan and construction, and afterwards combined and confederated with one goulding to avoid and evade the effect of the contract of july 10, 1884, and for that purpose the defendant caused to be prepared at his expense, but in the name of goulding, the necessary papers to procure letters patent ..... to him, made an assignment to the plaintiff of an interest of one-half in two patents previously obtained by the defendant for steam boilers, and also made a written contract, acknowledged before a notary public and recorded in the patent office, by which the defendant agreed to assign to the plaintiff any and all patents which the defendant might thereafter .....

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Dec 17 1888 (FN)

Ware Vs. Allen

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Dec-17-1888

..... 17, 1888 128 u.s. 590 appeal from the circuit court of the united states for the southern district of mississippi syllabus on the proofs, the court holds that the contract upon which this suit is brought never went into effect, that the condition upon which it was to become operative never occurred, and that the case is one of that ..... of w. p. ware, which were given him by his brother, and delivered to them when the paper was executed. we are of opinion that this evidence shows that the contract upon which this suit is brought never went into effect, page 128 u. s. 596 that the condition upon which it was to become operative never occurred, and that it .....

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Nov 19 1888 (FN)

Stewart Vs. Wyoming Cattle Ranch Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Nov-19-1888

..... different from concealment. aliud est tacere, aliud celare -- a suppression of the truth may amount to a suggestion of falsehood. and if, with intent to deceive, either party to a contract of sale conceals or suppresses a material fact which he is in good faith bound to disclose, this is evidence of and equivalent to a false representation, because the concealment ..... 1882, the jury will take into consideration the documents made by stewart prior to and upon the sale -- namely the power of attorney to tait, the descriptive letter, the optional contract, letter to majors, schedules made by street, provisional agreement and prospectus, and his statements to clay, if the jury finds he made any, upon clay's inspection trip, and if ..... nebraska syllabus although silence as to a material fact is not necessarily, as matter of law, equivalent to a false representation, yet concealment or suppression by either party to a contract of sale, with intent to deceive, of a material fact which he is in good faith bound to disclose, is evidence of, and equivalent to, a false representation. instructions given .....

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Nov 19 1888 (FN)

Wood Vs. Guarantee Trust and Safe Deposit Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Nov-19-1888

..... submitted april 25, 1888 decided november 19, 1888 128 u.s. 416 appeal from the circuit court of the united states for the northern district of illinois syllabus a debt contracted for "construction" is not entitled to the priority of payment, in proceedings for the foreclosure of a mortgage of the property of a railroad corporation, which is recognized in fosdick .....

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Nov 10 1888 (FN)

Means Vs. Dowd

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Nov-10-1888

..... this mortgage which are not only to the prejudice of creditors, but which show that other considerations than the security of the mortgagees, or their accommodation even, entered into the contract. both the possession and right of disposition remain with the mortgagors. they are to deal with the property as their own, sell it at retail, and use the money thus .....

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Oct 29 1888 (FN)

Livingston County Vs. First Nat'l Bank

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Oct-29-1888

..... of the fact that the statute of missouri expressly authorized the consolidation which took place. under the facts of the case, the provision for consolidation became a part of the contract between the township and the railroad company, and the vote to issue the bonds to page 128 u. s. 126 the company was an assent to the exercise by it .....

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