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Mar 21 1904 (FN)

Barney Vs. New York

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Mar-21-1904

..... change." complainant further averred "that at none of the times herein mentioned did the said board of rapid transit railroad commissioners have authority (if at all) to enter into any contract for the construction of any rapid transit railroad under or upon the said park avenue except in accordance with the said 'routes and general plan' contained in the said resolutions ..... by said board; that there has been no change made or authorized by said board in the said 'routes and general plan,' nor has there been any modification of the contract or specification with reference to the construction of that part of the tunnel lying under park avenue between thirty-third and forty-first streets; that no notice was given to ..... supreme court in lieu thereof. from the bill, it appeared that the rapid transit board had, on behalf of the city, devised routes and general plans and entered into a contract for the construction of a rapid transit railroad with mcdonald, of whom ira a. shaler was a subcontractor, under the rapid transit acts of the state, laws 1891, c. 4 .....

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Mar 21 1904 (FN)

Cosmopolitan Mining Co. Vs. Walsh

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Mar-21-1904

..... united states have exacted that the authority conferred by a foreign corporation upon an agent to receive service of process should continue for the purpose of the enforcement of obligations contracted by the corporation, although the corporation had ceased to do business within the state, but that as the colorado law, when properly construed, did not so provide, therefore the service ..... mines in question up to a short time before the bringing of the actions in the county court of ouray county, and that the liabilities enforced in those actions were contracted in colorado and grew out of the operation of the mines in question. no evidence was introduced tending to show that the company had permanently ceased the operation of its .....

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Mar 14 1904 (FN)

Northern Securities Co. Vs. United States

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Mar-14-1904

..... s. 183 ): "issuing a policy of insurance is not a transaction of commerce. the policies are simply contracts of indemnity against loss by fire, entered into between the corporations and the assured, for a consideration paid by the latter. these contracts are not articles of commerce in any proper meaning of the word. they are not subjects of trade and ..... , regarding the future disposition of the manufactured articles; nothing looking to a transaction in the nature of interstate commerce." " * * * *" "we think the case now before us involves contracts of the nature last before mentioned, not incidentally or collaterally, page 193 u. s. 390 but as a direct and immediate result of the combination engaged in by defendants. . . ..... of its own stock, the american sugar refining company acquired nearly complete control of the manufacture of refined sugar within the united states. the bill charged that the contracts under which these purchases were made constituted combinations in restraint of trade, and that, in entering into them, the defendants combined and conspired to restrain the trade and ..... that the broad and sweeping language of the opinion of the court might tend to unsettle legitimate business enterprises, stifle or retard wholesome business activities, encourage improper disregard of reasonable contracts and invite unnecessary litigation. mr. justice white, with whom concurred mr. chief justice fuller, mr. justice peckham, and mr. justice holmes, dissenting. the northern securities .....

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Feb 29 1904 (FN)

Security Land and Exploration Co. Vs. Burns

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Feb-29-1904

..... the foregoing statement of facts, but a few of the more important may be here referred to. there was, in truth, no such survey as was called for by the contract between the government and the surveyor. the exterior lines, with the exception of the south line of the township, were run, but no survey of the interior of the township ..... and filed with the united states surveyor general of the state of minnesota what purported to be field notes of a survey of said township made by him under said contract, purporting to give the length and directions of all interior section lines in said township, the location of all sections and quarter section posts, and the bearing trees thereof, the ..... contract, was constituted a deputy united states surveyor for said purpose. under said contract, said howe was required, and undertook and agreed, to survey said township, to run out all section lines, and to set posts marking all ..... 1876, township fifty-seven north of range seventeen west, in st. louis county, minnesota, was ordered by the general land office of the united states to be surveyed, and a contract for the survey thereof was made by the united states surveyor general of the state of minnesota with one h. s. howe, who, by said .....

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Feb 23 1904 (FN)

Banker's Mut. Cas. Co. Vs. Minneapolis, St. P. andc.; Ry.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Feb-23-1904

..... state bank of harvey, and upon said mailing of said letter of advice, the contract of insurance and indemnity of said registered package of currency immediately attached thereto and became a valid and complete contract of insurance and indemnity by the said bankers' mutual casualty company in favor of said german state bank." ..... at minneapolis, said package and its contents was the property of said german state bank." "that said registered package was covered by insurance and indemnity against loss while in transit through the united states mails from minneapolis to said harvey under a policy of insurance issued by said bankers' mutual ..... whether the duty counted on was imposed by law or arose from contract, the question remained whether defendant was a public agent of the united page 192 u. s. 383 states and the consequences of that relation ..... any law of the united the constitution or of any law of the united states. the complaint did indeed deny that there was any contract between defendant and the government, but that was merely a conclusion of law, inconsistent with the statutes and with the facts alleged. and ..... attach to this petition said notice or a true copy thereof." "that, during all of the period hereinbefore referred to, there was no contract of any kind between defendant and the united states government, concerning or providing for the carriage by defendant of said mails or any part thereof .....

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Feb 23 1904 (FN)

Delaware Indians Vs. Cherokee Nation

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Feb-23-1904

..... the agreement had been reduced to writing and signed by the parties thereto. nor can we find a latent ambiguity in the terms of the contract which requires the admission of parol testimony to explain its effect. in the light of the circumstances and the language used in the writing, ..... were thereby receiving full title to the occupied lands. to establish this contention, it is claimed that, in view of the character of the contracting parties, they should not be held to the strict rule of evidence which denies the competency of parol testimony to contradict written agreements, and a ..... , either as a tribe or individually, this stipulation to secure the rights of the delawares in the contingency named was entirely superfluous. further, the contract reads: "nor shall the ownership and occupancy of said lands by any delawares so registered be interfered with in any manner whatsoever without his consent, ..... into the cherokee nation shall in all respects be regarded as native cherokees." the treaties which led up to this agreement are referred to in the contract and were ratified in 1866. the fifteenth article of the treaty of august 11, 1866, between the united states and the cherokee nation provided: ..... cherokee nation for the purpose of determining the rights of said delaware indians in and to the lands and funds of said nation under their contract and agreement with the cherokee nation dated april eighth, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven; or the cherokee nation may bring a like suit against .....

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Feb 23 1904 (FN)

United States Vs. St. Anthony R. Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Feb-23-1904

..... willful trespasser, was liable for the value of the timber at the time and place it was purchased by defendant. in the pine river logging case, the parties to the contract were held liable for the full value of the timber after it was cut and had increased in value by reason of the labor expended upon it by the parties ..... . the delivery to the defendant was made by the thompson mercantile company, with which the railroad company had entered into a contract to be supplied with the necessary ties and timbers for the construction of its road, and in such contract the mercantile company was, by the expressed terms thereof, appointed the agent of the defendant, and in that capacity it was .....

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Feb 23 1904 (FN)

Cornell Vs. Coyne

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Feb-23-1904

..... such taxes on articles manufactured in this country and intended for immediate exportation as will make it impossible for manufacturers to secure, or will deter them from attempting to secure, contracts with foreign consumers or buyers. the result would be that congress, in time of peace and by means of taxation, could bring about a condition of utter occlusion between ..... must be paid. it is in effect admitted of record that the plaintiffs never had any other purpose than to export the cheese, as soon as manufactured, in fulfillment of contracts previously made with foreign customers, and that they promptly prepared it for exportation. there was no appreciable interval of time between page 192 u. s. 437 the commencement of ..... "each quantity or installment of filled cheese manufactured, exported, and delivered by the plaintiffs under said contracts was forwarded by the plaintiffs as soon as the same was ready for shipment from their factory in said district, and prior to the shipment thereof, the plaintiffs applied to ..... plaintiffs in error, who were plaintiffs below, were engaged in the business of manufacturing what is known in commercial circles as filled cheese, and that, in execution of certain contracts made with foreign customers, the plaintiffs manufactured large quantities of filled cheese, and shipped it by installments directly from their factory in illinois to liverpool and london. it alleged that .....

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Feb 23 1904 (FN)

Central Stockyards Co. Vs. Louisville and N. Ry. Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Feb-23-1904

..... minneapolis & st. louis r. co. v. minnesota, 186 u. s. 257 , 186 u. s. 263 . there is no act of congress that attempts to give courts the power to require contracts to be made in a case like this. what we have said applies, in our opinion, to the constitution of kentucky with tittle additional argument. the requirement to deliver, transfer ..... or the constitution of kentucky as those provisions fairly should be construed. the bourbon stockyards are the defendant's depot. they are its depot nonetheless that they are so by contract, and not by virtue of a title in fee. unless a preference of its own depot to that of another road is forbidden, the defendant is not within the act ..... that, in order to deliver as prayed, the defendant would be compelled either to build chutes or to hand over its cars to the southern railroad, after having made some contract for their return. the right is claimed by the plaintiff, under the interstate commerce act of february 4, 1887, c. 104 3, 24 stat. 379, making it unlawful for common ..... other hand, if the cattle are to remain in the defendants' cars, it cannot be required to hand those cars over to another railroad without a contract, and the courts have no authority to dictate a contract to the defendant or to require it to make one. atchison, topeka & santa fe r. co. v. denver & new orleans r., 110 u. s. 667 .....

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Feb 23 1904 (FN)

Julian Vs. Central Trust Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Feb-23-1904

..... to the debts due to the first corporation, and shall not be liable for any debts or claims against the first corporation which may not be expressly assumed in the contract of purchase, nor shall the property, franchise, or profits of such new corporation be exempt from taxation. this, with other provisions of section 668, indicate an intention to clothe the .....

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