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Apr 16 1900 (FN)

Doherty Vs. Northern Pacific Ry. Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-16-1900

..... location, the land commissioner, by direction of the secretary of the interior, adjusted the land grant in accordance with it, and prepared diagrams showing the limits of the grant and indemnity belts, and transmitted such diagrams to the district land officers with the proper directions as to the withdrawal of lands, which were complied with." "august 2, 1884, the directors of ..... land decisions 412, the second, rendered august 27, 1896, and reported in volume 23 land decisions 204. those decisions were made by the secretary in disposing of a list of indemnity selections filed by the northern pacific railway company, based on losses of lands within the place limits lying east of the city of superior. the opinion of the secretary was ..... 1, 1872, when it purchased one-half of the track and right of way of the lake superior and mississippi railroad company from thompson junction to duluth, and made a contract for operation of the line in common. in reply to this claim, the company denies that, by purchasing an interest in the line from thompson junction to duluth, it was ..... alternate sections per mile on each side of the line within the states, and twenty alternate sections in the territories, with a ten-mile indemnity limit, and by resolution of congress, may 31, 1870, an additional indemnity belt ten miles in width was created on each side of the line. this act was accepted by the company within the time required by .....

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Apr 16 1900 (FN)

American Express Co. Vs. Michigan

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-16-1900

..... public policy as to particular corporations, but to enable such corporations to possess the power to shift the tax by increasing its charges, even although contracts or restrictions previously imposed might otherwise prevent. the right to shift by an increase of rates within what is reasonable can only be held to ..... on gross receipts substituted therefor, the express companies were authorized to add the result of the gross receipt tax to their charges, any law or contract to the contrary. but the implication deduced from the authority conferred by the statute of 1862 to shift the burden of the tax on gross receipts ..... about that result. it cannot be doubted that to adopt by implication the view pressed upon us would be to virtually destroy all freedom of contract, and in its final analyses would deny the existence of all rights of property. and this becomes more especially demonstrable when the nature of a ..... quoted which, by the widest conjecture, can be construed as expressly forbidding the person upon which the taxes are cast from shifting the same by contract or by any other lawful means. an inference to the contrary arises from the fact that the duty is imposed in the alternative on "any ..... below, involved a right, privilege, or immunity under the act of congress, which was specially set up and claimed by the express company, to contract with the shippers for the payment of the tax provided by the act of congress, or to increase its rate, within the limit of reasonableness, to .....

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Apr 16 1900 (FN)

Adams Vs. Cowen

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-16-1900

..... and direction. if they chose to act upon their own interpretation of its meaning, they should have so acted, and not sought to conclude any of the legatees by a contract page 177 u. s. 484 binding him to accept their interpretation. as shown by papers introduced in evidence signed by william means, they proceeded with more than promptness and with .....

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Apr 16 1900 (FN)

United States Vs. Northern Pacific R. Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-16-1900

..... u. s. 442 of the time named in the statute, or to consider whether the ordinary doctrines of courts of equity, which relieve a contracting party from forfeiture by reason of a failure to complete the contract within the time fixed, when the work is subsequently completed and accepted, would apply to a case like the present. undoubtedly there would seem to .....

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Apr 09 1900 (FN)

Knights of Pythias Vs. Withers

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-09-1900

..... the agent in his printed instructions enjoined to inform those with whom he treats of it. . . . its inevitable effect is to greatly weaken the indemnity on which the assured rely. it is inconsistent with the acts and conduct of the insurance companies in sending abroad all over the land their agents and ..... 177 u. s. 272 an innocent party in the transaction, or should it fall upon the company, who alone enabled puschman to successfully consummate the contract of insurance by placing in his hands the policy for delivery? the street broker was not the agent of the plaintiff for any purpose. if the ..... the assertion of a falsehood, and an attempt to put that falsehood into the mouth of the assured. it formed no part of the contract of insurance. that contract consists of the application and the policy issued in pursuance thereof. in point of page 177 u. s. 271 fact the assured does not ..... membership dated january 1, 1883, the surrender of the former certificate and the application for transfer to the fourth class, which were "made a part of this contract, . . . and in consideration of the payment heretofore to the said endowment rank of all monthly payments, as required, and the full compliance with all ..... "i hereby agree that i will punctually pay all dues and assessments to which i may become liable, and that i will be governed, and this contract shall be controlled, by all the laws, rules, and regulations of the order governing this rank, now in force,= or that may hereafter be enacted, .....

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Apr 09 1900 (FN)

Minneapolis and St. Louis Ry. Co. Vs. Gardner

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-09-1900

..... extended, either directly or by means of intervening lines. such acquisition shall be made upon such terms as shall be agreed upon by a contract in writing between the respective corporations. but the same shall not be consummated until first approved by two-thirds in amount of the stockholders of ..... new corporation created by the consolidation. if it is identical, it is argued, with the original company, its stockholders are exempt because its charter contract is older than the constitution of the state. if it is a new company, its stockholders are nevertheless exempt because it is the settled law ..... . page 177 u. s. 341 the territorial act of 1853 by which the minnesota western railroad was incorporated is claimed primarily to be the contract which is impaired. it gave immunity to the stockholders of that company from liability for the corporate debts, or rather did not impose such liability ..... was not in violation of section 10, article i, of the constitution of the united states, and did not impair the obligations of the contract between the state and plaintiffs in error, embodied in the act of 1881. also that the consolidation of the several railroad corporations pursuant to the ..... 10, article 1, of the constitution of the united states in that the provisions of section 3, article 10, impaired the obligation of the charter contract contained in chapter 66, laws of 1853, territory of minnesota. also in holding that the constitutional provision of the state, if applied to defendant in .....

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Apr 09 1900 (FN)

Hyde Vs. Bishop Iron Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-09-1900

..... within the letter or spirit of the statute, for there was enough in the testimony to justify the conclusion of the department that it was a contract to divide the land when obtained, and it is not the province of the courts to review such finding of fact. these are the only questions ..... sustained and his title confirmed as to that part of the land in respect to which he had made no contract. such a construction would enable an applicant, without any risk, to speculate on the chances of escaping detection in his effort to violate the statute ..... who has made a single application to enter a tract of land to ignore its unity after it has been proved that he has made a contract in defiance of the statute in reference to half the land, and have it divided into two separate and independent applications, and then his application ..... as a whole. the revised statutes, sec. 2262, require a preemption applicant to make affidavit "that he has not directly or indirectly made any agreement or contract, in any way or manner, with any person whatsoever, by which the title which he might acquire from the government of the united states should inure ..... transaction about it, but i don't know white's." that no further or other evidence was taken on either of said hearings relative to the said contract with the said white, and that, by agreement, this testimony offered in the mcdonald case was to be considered in determining the validity of both locations, .....

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Apr 09 1900 (FN)

Arnold Vs. Hatch

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-09-1900

..... hatch, who then and for about twenty-five years prior thereto, had resided page 177 u. s. 278 upon and worked a large farm in mchenry county, illinois, made a contract with his son, frank w. hatch, a young man just out of school, under which it was agreed that the latter should undertake the management of the farm, farm implements .....

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Apr 09 1900 (FN)

Bristol Vs. Washington County

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-09-1900

..... in the usual acceptation of the term. the obligation to contribute to the support of government in return for the protection and advantages afforded by government is not dependent on contract, but on the exercise of the public will as demanded by the public welfare. by the laws of minnesota, moneys, credits and other personal property were required to be listed ..... of an absent principal. it was exclusively under the protection of the laws of this state. it had to rely on those laws for the force and validity of the contracts on the loans, and the preservation and enforcement of the securities. the laws of new york never operated on it. if credits can ever have an actual situs other than ..... person taxed which is a debt that may, in case of death of the person taxed, be proved against his estate in the state where the mortgages and loans are contracted subject to the statutes of limitations of the state. this is an appeal from a judgment of the circuit court for the district of minnesota, allowing a claim in favor .....

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Apr 09 1900 (FN)

Louisville and Nashville R. Co. Vs. Schmidt

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-09-1900

..... , and contracts from the time of its said purchase until the first day of april, 1883, and knew at all times, including the time during which this action has been pending, that ..... aforesaid purchase of the railroad and properties of the louisville, cincinnati, and lexington railroad company, actually knew all the provisions of the page 177 u. s. 234 lease, mortgages, and contracts set up in the original petition in this suit, and actually applied net earnings accruing from said operation of said properties therein referred to in accordance with said lease, mortgages ..... is denominated by counsel for the plaintiff in error in their brief as a "wilderness of figures." at last a final decree was entered fixing the earnings which under the contract were attributable to the mortgage creditors of the cumberland and ohio at the sum of $53,565.62, which the defendant was ordered to pay into court, with interest, by ..... accrue by reason of business coming to it from or over said first party's line." the lease provided that the lessee, the cincinnati and lexington, should not assign the contract without the consent of the lessor, the cumberland and ohio. contemporaneously with the execution of the lease, and in order to secure the carrying out of the stipulation providing for .....

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