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1853

Piqua Brance of State Bank of Ohio Vs. Knoop

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1853

..... cranch 164. an exchange of lands took place in 1758 between the british colony of new jersey and a small tribe of indians residing there. the indians had the land granted to them by an act of the colonial legislature, which exempted it from taxes. they afterwards sold it and removed. in 1804, the state legislature ..... presumed in a case in which the deliberate purpose to abandon it does not appear. i have sought in vain in the sixtieth section of the act, in the act itself, and in the legislation and jurisprudence of ohio, for the expression of such a deliberate purpose. my opinion is that the supreme court ..... u. s. 386 title to lands in that state, in consideration of which the government bought a tract of land on which the indians might reside, an act having previously been passed that "the lands to be purchased for them shall not hereafter be subject to any tax, any law, usage, ..... as an exhibit in this cause, marked 'a.' the said defendant, by way of defense to the prayer of said petitioner &c.;, set up an act, entitled 'an act to incorporate the state bank of ohio and other banking companies,' enacted by the general assembly of the state of ohio, february 24, 1845, a ..... , and determines the investment of millions of capital, we find this sixtieth section. the act is enabling and permissive. it makes it lawful for persons to combine and to conduct business in a particular manner. it forms no partnership for the state, compels no one to embrace or to continue the application of industry .....

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1853

Marshall Vs. Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1853

..... , and payable to biddle and company, and which, by assignment, became the property of the plaintiffs. biddle & co. were not otherwise described than as "using trade and partnership" at philadelphia or north carolina. upon an exception upon argument, taken for the first time in this court, ellsworth, chief justice, pronounced its decision in these words: "a ..... solicitors. influences secretly urged under false and covert pretenses must necessarily operate deleteriously on legislative action, whether it be employed to obtain the passage of private or public acts. bribes, in the shape of high contingent compensation, must necessarily lead to the use of improper means and the exercise of undue influence. their necessary consequence is ..... their true characters, so that their arguments and representations, openly and candidly made, may receive their just weight and consideration. a hired advocate or agent assuming to act in a different character is practicing deceit on the legislature. advice or information flowing from the unbiased judgment of disinterested persons will naturally be received with more confidence ..... as the legal representatives of numerous unknown associates or secret and dormant partners. the necessities and conveniences of trade and business require that such numerous associates and stockholders should act by representation, and have the faculty of contracting, suing, and being sued in a factitious or collective name. but these important faculties, conferred on them by state .....

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