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" In countries where the common law prevails, it has been customary from time immemorial for the legislature to declare what shall be a reasonable compensation under such circumstances, or, perhaps more properly speaking, to fix a maximum beyond which any... "
Laws of Illinois Relating to Railroads and Warehouses, with Appendix ... - Page 17
by Illinois - 1877 - 157 pages
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The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases in the ...

Lawrence Lewis, Adelbert Hamilton, John Houston Merrill, William Mark McKinney, James Manford Kerr, John Crawford Thomson - Railroad law - 1833
...the power of the legislature "to declare what shall be a reasonable compensation for such services, or, perhaps more properly speaking, to fix a maximum...beyond which any charge made would be unreasonable," the chief justice said : " To limit the rate of charges for services rendered in a public employment,...
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The Central Law Journal, Volume 92

Law - 1921
...history, and expressly limited the right to legislate in saying : "In countries where the common law prevails it has been customary from time immemorial...to declare what shall be a reasonable compensation * * * (for property clothed with a public use). Undoubtedly in mere private contracts relating to matters...
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents ..., Volume 13, Part 2

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1877
...question. As has already been thown, the practice has been otherwise. In countries where the common law prevails it has been customary from time immemorial...circumstances; or, perhaps more properly speaking, to tix a maximum beyond which any charge made would be unreasonable. Undoubtedly in mere private contracts...
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Annual Report, Volumes 1-3

Board of Railroad Commissioners of the State of California, California Public Utilities Commission - Public utilities - 1882
...it aside. Justice Waite, in the celebrated Granger Cases, says: "In countries where the common law prevails, it has been customary from time immemorial...beyond which any charge made would be unreasonable." [The italics are ours.] Now, the second clause of the above paragraph materially modifies the first;...
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A Treatise on the Law of Railways, Volume 2

David Rorer - Railroad law - 1884 - 1618 pages
...question. As has already been shown, the practice has been otherwise. In countries where the common law prevails, it has been customary from time immemorial...speaking, to fix a maximum beyond which any charge njade would be unreasonable. Undoubtedly, in mere private contracts, relating to matters in which the...
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Reports of Cases in the Supreme Court of Nebraska, Volume 17

Nebraska. Supreme Court, David Allen Campbell, Guy Ashton Brown, Lorenzo Crounse, Walter Alber Leese, Lee Herdmen, Henry Clay Lindsay, Henry Paxon Stoddart - Law reports, digests, etc - 1885
...legislative question. As has already been shown, the practice is otherwise. In countries where the common law prevails, it has been customary from time immemorial...matters in which the public has no interest, what State v. RVRR Co. is reasonable must be ascertained judicially. But this is because the legislature...
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2 years transportation progress, Volume 100

Law reports, digests, etc - 1907
...charged for commodities or services by individuals or corporations subject to governmental regulation. "It has been customary from time immemorial for the...beyond which any charge made would be unreasonable." Munn v. Illinois, 94 U. S. 113, 24 L. Ed. 77. "Whenever there is a general right on the part of the...
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Proceedings of a General Conference of Railroad Commissioners

Railroads - 1889
...devoted to a public use it is subject to public regulation : " " In countries where the common law prevails it has been customary from time immemorial...reasonable compensation under such circumstances, or, more properly speaking, to fix a maximum beyond which any charge made would be unreasonable." On the...
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Annual Report - Iowa State Commerce Commission

Iowa State Commerce Commission - Railroads - 1889
...is devote.d to a public use, it is subject to public regulation." "In countries where the common law prevails it has been customary from time immemorial...reasonable compensation, under such circumstances, or more properly speaking, to fix a maximum beyond which any charge made would be unreasonable." On the...
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 143

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1892
...the power of the legislature " to declare what shall be a reasonable compensation for such services, or, perhaps more properly speaking, to fix a maximum...beyond which any charge made would be unreasonable," said that to limit the rate of charges for services rendered in the public employment, or for the use...
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