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Dec 17 1900 (FN)

Tyler Vs. Judges of Court of Registration

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Dec-17-1900

..... been affected, against the party who committed or caused the injury, or by or against his personal representative." an action on contract (p. 2) "must be brought in the name of the party in whom the legal interest in such contract was vested," and an action of tort (p. 68) "in the name of the person whose legal right has been affected .....

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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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Oct 16 1900 (PC)

The Municipal Council Vs. the Standard Life Assurance Company

Court : Chennai

Decided on : Oct-16-1900

Reported in : (1901)ILR24Mad205

..... in this, there was an agent employed to canvas and take orders for another person, with no power to make contracts. an attempt was made to distinguish the cases on the ground that according to section 4 of the indian contract act the acceptance of a proposal is not binding on the acceptor until he becomes aware of it. that rule of .....

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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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May 28 1900 (FN)

In Re Conway

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : May-28-1900

in re conway - 178 u.s. 421 (1900) u.s. supreme court in re conway, 178 u.s. 421 (1900) in re conway no. 9, original submitted april 9, 1900 decided may 28, 1900 178 u.s. 421 original syllabus a national bank was closed by order of the comptroller of the currency and a receiver appointed. an assessment was made upon the holders of stock. overton and hoffer were among those who were assessed, and payment not having been made, suit was brought against them. service page 178 u. s. 422 was made upon h., but not upon o., who was very ill, and who died without service having been made upon him. he left a will, under which j. p. o. was duly appointed his executor. the executor was summoned into the suit by a writ of scire facias. a motion was made to set aside the scire facias and the attempted service thereof, which motion was granted. the executor being substituted in the place of the deceased as defendant, the court decided that it had acquired no jurisdiction over the deceased, and could acquire none over his executor. thereupon the receiver applied to this court for a writ of mandamus to the judges of the circuit court of the united states for the ninth circuit commanding them to take jurisdiction and proceed against j. p. o. as executor of the last will and testament of o., deceased, in the action brought by the receiver to recover the assessments. held: (1) that mandamus was the proper remedy, and the rule was made absolute. (2) that the action of the circuit court in .....

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May 21 1900 (FN)

Mcdonnell Vs. Jordan

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : May-21-1900

..... , it was said: "the act of march 3, 1887, c. 373, corrected by the act of august 13, 1888, c. 866, was intended, as this court has often recognized, to contract the jurisdiction of the circuit courts of the united states, whether original over suits brought therein, or by removal from the state courts. it not only amends the act of .....

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Jun 19 1900 (PC)

Luchmi Koer Vs. Roghu Nath Das

Court : Kolkata

Decided on : Jun-19-1900

Reported in : (1900)ILR27Cal971

robertson, j.1. the question raised by this appeal is whether the appellant was the wife and is now the widow of raja ram das, who died on 27th november 1878. the suit was initiated by the appellant on 22nd november 1890 in the court of the subordinate judge of tirhut. the plaint and the written statement of the respondent, who, being heir of the deceased, appeared as defendant, involved other questions on which issue was joined; but these it is now unnecessary to rehearse. many witnesses were examined and many exhibits were filed. on 19th september 1892, the subordinate judge of tirhut found that the plaintiff was the lawfully married wife of raja ram das and is now his widow, and he pronounced a decree for maintenance at the rate of rs. 750 a month. an appeal having been taken to the high court of judicature at fort william in bengal, that court on 10th september 1895 set aside the subordinate judge's decree and dismissed the suit with costs. the present appeal is brought from that judgment of the high court.2. raja ram das was zemindar of jaintpore and a person of considerable wealth and position. he called himself mohant but he was not in fact a mohant. prior to the disputed period he was unmarried, but he was free to marry; he was greatly addicted to women, and he died, under thirty years of age, of diseases induced by his excesses. at the time of the alleged marriage, which was seven months before his death, he was suffering from those ailments.3. of the personal facts .....

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Jan 22 1900 (FN)

Dickerman Vs. Northern Trust Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-22-1900

..... of common stock, and with a bonded indebtedness of one million dollars. this clause, of itself, as well as the whole scheme of the contract, indicates that a large number of similar options were to be obtained, and that one or more large corporations was to be organized to conduct the ..... upon the day the proposition was received, had another meeting and instructed themselves as directors to accept. they authorized beard as president to enter into a contract with stein, which was accordingly done. stein and wife acknowledged it before a clerk in the office of the chicago firm. this board of directors ..... under the statute of illinois, or an action against a member of the combination to enforce any of the provisions of the original contract, the validity of such contract would become an important question. but, in a suit to foreclose a mortgage upon the property of the concern, it is difficult to ..... it would be necessary to provide $1,000,000 to purchase the property and furnish the running capital; that the combination thereupon caused the option contracts to be transferred to one emanuel stein, and then arranged to divide up and to fraudulently appropriate to themselves $2,113,000 of the capital ..... the summer of 1892, to purchase seventy paper mills with their plants, appliances, and goodwill by means of securing from their respective owners option contracts whereby each owner agreed to sell his property to the combination for a stated sum in cash, and the residue in the capital stock of .....

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Apr 30 1900 (FN)

Daggs Vs. Phoenix National Bank

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-30-1900

..... further agreed that from this date, november 1, 1894, a. j. daggs shall pay the costs that shall hereafter accrue in the said case." this contract, standing alone, establishes nothing definite, and appreciating this, the appellants attempt to explain it by a resort to what they allege to be the testimony ..... loan or forbearance of money at seven percent meeting the arguments of counsel upon a supposed difference between loans and discounts, and usurious and nonusurious contracts under the laws of the state in the transactions of natural persons, the learned justice who delivered the opinion of the court made some ..... follows:" "the court erred in not giving judgment for plaintiffs in error on their pleas in bar of the recovery of any interest for the reason that the contract with the national bank for ten percent interest is ultra vires. " " * * * *" "the second assignment of error as made by plaintiffs in error, ..... court below, and $500 as costs, and expended work and labor of the reasonable value of $500, and has performed all the conditions of said contract, but that plaintiff (appellant) has failed to perform the conditions on its part to the damage of defendant in the sum $10,122.55. for ..... at the time of the execution of the three promissory notes sued on, the plaintiff (appellee) and the defendant, a. j. daggs, entered into a contract in writing (a copy of which is attached to the answer, marked exhibit "b") wherein the plaintiff, as part of the consideration for the said three .....

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Apr 30 1900 (FN)

Los Angeles Vs. Los Angeles City Water Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-30-1900

..... to this case." the court in banc, through its chief justice, approved this language, and, after quoting cases, said: "the authorities of the city of los angeles, by a contract (the validity of which has not been challenged by either party) and for certain valuable considerations therein expressed, granted to the defendant's assignors the privilege of supplying the city ..... power of the legislature to ratify it. and there seems to have been no question of this power. besides legislative recognition, besides recognition by many acts of the city, the contract has received judicial recognition. taxation upon the property acquired to execute it has been sustained. 49 cal. 638. it was interpreted, and under its provisions, the company denied compensation ..... in book one of miscellaneous records, pages four hundred and twenty-eight (428) to four hundred and thirty-one (431); [here follows certain other ordinances and deeds not affecting the contract in question]." appellants assert that the act violates the following provision of the constitution of the state: "corporations may be formed under general laws, but shall not be created by ..... other would have been useless, and such intention cannot be attributed to the parties. we think, therefore, the power to regulate rates was an existent power not granted by the contract, but reserved from it, with a single limitation -- the limitation that it should not be exercised to reduce rates below what was then charged. undoubtedly there was a contractual .....

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