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Jan 09 1900 (PC)

Motilal Pal Chowdhry and ors. Vs. Satya Prashad Pal Chowdhry and anr.

Court : Kolkata

Decided on : Jan-09-1900

Reported in : (1900)ILR27Cal683

..... a contract or transaction with the testator. the hatchittas in question were given by the executrix in successive renewal of hatchittas originally executed by the testator and renewed by him year after ..... a count for money paid for the use of an executor is a good count to charge him in his representative character, when the demand arises in consequence of a contract made with the testator.' let us then see what the demand in this case arises from and how far the consideration for the promise of the executrix arose out of ..... : 'but if we look through the different cases which follow that statement, it will be found that in every one the consideration for the promise of the executor was a contract or transaction with the testator.' and a little further on, after referring to two other cases--dowse v. coxe (1825) 3 bingham, 20, and powell v. graham (1817) 7 taunton ..... in question, especially when by so doing she had heavily increased the debt originally due from the testator by allowing compound interest to be charged. it is argued that a contract of borrowing made by an executor only binds him personally, and that the only liability created by the hatchittas is a personal liability of the executrix; and in support of .....

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Jan 08 1900 (FN)

United States Vs. Oregon and California R. Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-08-1900

..... and in operation, for the construction of which such lands were granted, were forfeited to the united states. there never was any withdrawal of indemnity lands on the proposed line of the northern pacific railroad company between wallula and portland, nor was there any definite location or construction of ..... were maps of definite location of said northern pacific railroad of its line from wallula junction to portland, oregon." there never was any withdrawal of indemnity lands on the proposed line between wallula and portland, nor any definite location or construction of the road of the northern pacific railroad company opposite ..... all the lands hereinbefore described are within the limits of the grant as prescribed in said act of july 25, 1866, whether place or indemnity. and your orator shows that the entire line of railroad of the said oregon and california railroad company has been fully constructed and been duly ..... 176 u. s. 31 demand from such company a relinquishment or reconveyance to the united states of all such lands, whether within granted or indemnity limits, and if such company shall neglect or fail to so reconvey such lands to the united states within ninety days after the aforesaid demand ..... had attached at the time of the definite location of its road. that act did not violate any contract between the united states and the railroad company, for the reason that the contract itself recognized the right of congress, at any time before the line of road was definitely located, .....

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Jan 08 1900 (FN)

Canada Sugar Refining Co. Vs. Insurance Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-08-1900

..... in some of the cases, between an actual and a technical total loss, we think it evident that the refining company would not receive the indemnity for which it bargained and paid unless it is permitted to recover in the present case. by such recovery it will not receive more than will ..... abandonment to the insurance company of north america. in mumford v. page 175 u. s. 619 hallett, 1 johns. 433, where there were separate contracts of insurance on cargo and on profits and where it was contended that the assured, by having abandoned the goods to the underwriter, had disabled himself ..... ship john e. sayre, having on board a cargo of sugar belonging to the canada sugar refining company, sailed from iloilo for montreal. by several contracts of insurance between the refining company and the atlantic mutual insurance company, the latter had insured the former against the loss of the cargo in the sum ..... the court. the district court held that by the stranding of the vessel john e. sayre, there had been caused, under the provisions of the contract of insurance between the canada sugar refining company and the insurance company of north america, a total loss of profits, and accordingly entered a decree ..... on her voyage, stranded on the coast of newfoundland, became a total loss, and the voyage came to an end. the master, representing all concerned, contracted with local fishermen to give them one-half of the sugar they could save. on july 8, 1893, the insurers of the cargo, having been notified .....

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1900

Taylor and Marshall Vs. Beckham

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1900

..... where he will; to earn his livelihood by any lawful calling; to pursue any livelihood or avocation, and for that purpose to enter into all contracts which may be proper, necessary, and essential to his carrying out to a successful conclusion the purposes above mentioned." judge cooley, speaking for the ..... . i agree fully with those decisions which are referred to and which hold that, as between the state and the officeholder, there is no contract right either to the term of office or the amount of salary, and that the legislature may, if not restrained by constitutional provisions, abolish ..... amendment. in short, generally speaking, the nature of the relation of a public officer to the public is inconsistent with either a property or a contract right. [ footnote 4 ] the court of appeals not only held that the office of governor or of lieutenant governor was not property under the constitution ..... the effect that public offices are mere agencies or trusts, and not property as such. nor are the salary and emoluments property, secured by contract, but compensation for services actually rendered. nor does the fact that a constitution may forbid the legislature from abolishing a public office or diminishing the ..... lamar stated the primary question in the case to be "whether an officer appointed for a definite time or during good behavior had any vested interest or contract right in his office of page 178 u. s. 577 which congress could not deprive him." and he said, speaking for the court: "the .....

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