Court : US Supreme Court
Decided on : Jan-01-1862
..... contribute under present circumstances towards the preservation of the national territory, is, in the opinion of the junta, a sufficient motive to leave until a more opportune occasion the formation of a contract of partnership, or of 'avio' for the encouragement of said mine. it remains, then, to show to your excellency that although the possession given to senor castillero by the ..... large magnificent works at once, particularly as you know the whole must be at the cost of the 'aviadores' and left for the proprietors at the end of the contract. you are acting for the aviadores, and it is your duty to restrict the works within reasonable bounds, and to only erect temporary and absolutely necessary works until some funds shall be ..... his letter was published in a hawaiian newspaper of the date of july 25, 1846, a copy of which is produced. that the mine was, in december, 1845, worked by indians under the superintendence of chard, an american employed by castillero, who is produced as a witness, and whose employment continued until about the middle of 1846. that in december, 1845 ..... "previous approbation of the supreme executive" required by the law was communicated to them. that approbation having been thus obtained, the departmental authorities proceeded to grant; and in so doing acted in precise conformity with the colonization laws. it had appeared to this court, that the effect of that dispatch was simply to communicate to the departmental authorities the assent of .....Tag this Judgment!