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Jan 09 1888 (FN)

Hinchman Vs. Lincoln

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-09-1888

..... waive the condition of a previous payment of the consideration and to authorize van renesselaer to deliver the securities to the defendant without performance of the contract on the part of the latter, and that the bringing of the present action was such a waiver. if, in point of fact, van ..... pursuance of his demand. taken together, they do not constitute either the assertion or exercise of any right in respect to the securities under any contract of sale between the plaintiff and the defendant as individuals. it is quite true, and the authorities so declare, that the receipt and acceptance by ..... renesselaer for the immediate return of the securities to him on the ground that up to that time, the defendant had refused to fulfill his contract for their purchase. this is certainly an unequivocal act on the part of the plaintiff entirely inconsistent with the assertion that there had been, prior ..... are also fully met by the well established rule that mere words are not sufficient to constitute a delivery and acceptance which will take a verbal contract of sale out of the statute of frauds. shindler v. houston, ubi supra. the next item of evidence in support of the plaintiff's ..... words are not sufficient. bailey v. ogden, 3 johns. 421, 3 amer.dec. 509. . . . in a word, the statute of fraudulent conveyances and contracts pronounces these agreements, when made, void unless the buyer should 'accept and receive some part of the goods.' the language is unequivocal, and demands the action of both .....

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Jan 09 1888 (FN)

Whitney Vs. Robertson

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-09-1888

..... the dominican republic, and, if there be any conflict between the stipulations of the treaty and the requirements of the law, the latter must control. a treaty is primarily a contract between two or more independent nations, and is so regarded by writers on public law. for the infraction of its provisions, a remedy must be sought by the injured party ..... fourth article in the treaty with the king of denmark, and as we said of the latter, we may say of the former -- that it is a pledge of the contracting parties that there shall be no discriminating legislation, against the importation of articles which are the growth, produce, or manufacture of their respective countries, in favor of articles of like ..... or exception to the general law imposing the duties, do not cover concessions like those made to the hawaiian islands for a valuable consideration. they were pledges of the two contracting parties, the united states and the king of page 124 u. s. 193 denmark, to each other that, in the imposition of duties on goods imported into one of the ..... duty by force of the treaty with that country, because similar goods from the hawaiian islands were thus exempt. the first article of the treaty with denmark provided that the contracting parties should not grant "any particular favor" to other nations in respect to commerce and navigation which should not immediately become common to the other party, who should "enjoy the .....

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Jan 09 1888 (FN)

Humiston Vs. Wood

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-09-1888

..... . the witness also testified to having received at various times from the defendants the sum of $616; of this, $100, paid july 26, 1879, was before the execution of the contract, and for which he gave his due-bill. he gave another due-bill for $150, paid on the eighth of november, 1879. for the other sums, no due-bills were ..... pay me was because there had been a great deal of competition in their business, and they had made nothing in two or three years, but that they had some contracts which were better, and if i would not press them, they would pay me from time to time. i did not press the matter for the time being; that was ..... stated that i was not the owner, but that they were, and then the agreement was signed. when i told james wood this, he said to moran: 'draw up the contract and i will look it over.' the witness further testified that the defendants issued circulars advertising the apparatus as their own, and employed him to go to western pennsylvania to .....

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