The N.Y. Weekly Digest of Cases Decided in the U.S. Supreme, Circuit, and District Courts, Appellate Courts of the Several States, State and City Courts of New York and English Courts, Volume 18

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McDivitt, Campbell & Company, 1884 - Law reports, digests, etc
 

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Page 365 - Each of those courts shall continue to exercise the jurisdiction and powers now vested in it by law, according to the course and practice of the court, except as otherwise prescribed in this act.
Page 2 - Constable and his sureties shall jointly and severally agree to pay to each and every person who may be entitled thereto, all such sums of money as the said Constable may become liable to pay on account of any execution which shall be delivered to him for collection...
Page 537 - If the subsequent felony is such that, upon a first conviction, the offender would be punishable by imprisonment for any term less than his natural life, then such person must be sentenced to imprisonment for a term not less than the longest term, nor more than twice the longest term, prescribed upon a first conviction.
Page 298 - But no person shall hold the office of justice or judge of any court longer than until and including the last day of December next, after he shall be seventy years of age.
Page 652 - ... will pay all costs and' damages which may be awarded against him on the appeal not exceeding five hundred dollars.
Page 447 - AND it shall and may be lawful for the said vessel, in her voyage, to proceed and sail to, touch and stay at, any ports or places, if thereunto obliged by stress of weather, or other unavoidable accident, without prejudice to this insurance.
Page 170 - An act to incorporate mutual loan and accumulating fund associations,' passed April 10, 1851, and the several acts amendatory thereof and supplementary thereto. The answer in reference to these allegations simply alleges that the defendant has no knowledge or information sufficient to form a belief, as to whether the plaintiff is a corporation or not created by or under the laws referred to.
Page 14 - The principle that in every forum a contract is governed by the law with a view to which it was made.
Page 481 - A sentence of imprisonment in a state prison for any term less than for life suspends all the civil rights of the person so sentenced, and forfeits all public offices and all private trusts, authority, or power during such imprisonment.
Page 33 - Every law which imposes, continues or revives a tax, shall distinctly state the tax and the object to which it is to be applied ; and it shall not be sufficient to refer to any other law to fix such tax or object.

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