Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Alabama: 1827/1828, Volume 1

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Vol. 1, Alabama Reports
George N. Stewart, 1830
Decisions: 1827-28

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Page 2 - District, has deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit...
Page 308 - It is a familiar canon of construction that a thing which is within the intention of the makers of a statute is as much within the statute as if it were within the letter; and a thing which is within the letter of the statute is not within the statute unless it be within the intention of the makers.
Page 586 - June no action shall be brought whereby to charge any executor or administrator upon any special promise, to answer damages out of his own estate...
Page 127 - A subsequent decision of a higher court in a different case, giving a different exposition of a point of law from the one declared and known when a settlement between parties takes place, cannot have a retrospective effect, and overturn such settlement.
Page 301 - States; and generally to do and execute all and singular the acts, matters, and things which to them it shall or may appertain to do; subject, nevertheless, to the rules, regulations, restrictions, limitations, and provisions, hereinafter prescribed and declared.
Page 301 - States : and also to make, have, and use, a common seal, and the same to break, alter, and renew, at their pleasure...
Page 75 - June, no Writ of Fieri facias, or other Writ of Execution, shall bind the Property of the Goods against whom such Writ of Execution is sued forth, but from the Time that such Writ shall be delivered to the Sheriff...
Page 507 - But judgment in such cases shall not extend further than removal from office, and disqualification to hold any office of honor, profit or trust under the government of this State.
Page 469 - If a transaction of this sort is to be deemed usurious, the same principle must apply with equal force to bank discounts, generally, for the practice is believed to be universal ; and, probably, few, if any, charters, contain an express provision, authorizing, in terms, the deduction of the interest in advance upon making loans or discounts. It has always been supposed, that an authority to discount, or make discounts, did, from the very force of the terms, necessarily include an authority to take...
Page 300 - States," and shall so continue until the third day of March, in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, and by that name shall be, and are hereby, made able and capable, in law, to have, purchase, receive, possess, enjoy, and retain, to them and their successors, lands, rents, tenements, hereditaments, goods, chattels and effects, of...

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