Court : US Supreme Court
Decided on : Jan-01-1814
..... that in this new state of things, he must intend to return home, and will aid in the construction of any overt act by which such intention is manifested. dissolution of partnership, discontinuance of trade in the enemy country, a settlement of accounts, and other arrangements obviously preparatory to a change of residence ..... , by the means which he had used for his removal." if other means for removal were taken than arrangements for the dissolution of the partnership, they are not stated, and it is fairly to be presumed that these arrangements were the most permanent of them, since that fact is ..... june, 1796, he was under the absolute necessity of returning to holland, for the purpose of recovering debts due and effects belonging to the partnership, his partner remaining in guernsey. the affidavit then proceeded to state many instances of his attachment to his own government, and concluded with averring that ..... to the united states immediately after that event, i do not hazard much in saying that restitution would have been decreed. in the case of the indian chief, mr. johnson, an american citizen domiciliated in england, had engaged page 12 u. s. 301 in a mercantile enterprise to the british east ..... the party from the moment he puts himself in motion bona fide to quit the country sine animo revertendi. 3 rob. 17, 12, the indian chief. the reasonableness of this rule can hardly be disputed. having once acquired a national character by residence in a foreign country, he ought to .....Tag this Judgment!