Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court And, at Law, in the Court of Errors and Appeals of the State of New Jersey, Volume 18

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Page 142 - In a strict and legal seN.se that is properly the domicil of a person where he has his true, fixed, permanent home and principal establishment, and to which, whenever he is absent, he has the intention of returning (animus rercrtcndi) .u [Italics supplied.] Mr.
Page 387 - ... or any other to his use, was seized of an estate of inheritance, at any time during the coverture...
Page 485 - ... be appropriated,, applied or used to or for the purpose of carrying on or exercising therein any trade, business or vocation, denominated hazardous or extra hazardous...
Page 12 - In this case the defendant obtained a rule to show cause why the verdict for the plaintiff...
Page 498 - For when the Revolution took place, the people of each State became themselves sovereign ; and in that character hold the absolute right to all their navigable waters and the soils under them for their own common use, subject only to the rights since surrendered by the constitution to the general government.
Page 498 - ... the absolute right to all their navigable waters and the soils under them for their own common use, subject only to the rights since surrendered by the Constitution to the general government. A grant made by their authority must therefore manifestly be tried and determined by different principles from those which apply to grants of the British crown, when the title is held by a single individual in trust for the whole nation.
Page 497 - If the discovery be made, and possession of the country be taken, under the authority of an existing government, which is acknowledged by the emigrants, it is supposed to be equally well settled, that the discovery is made for the whole nation...
Page 503 - The surrender, according to its evident object and meaning, restored them in the same plight and condition in which they originally came to the hands of the Duke of York. Whatever he held as a royal or prerogative right, was restored, with the political power to which it was incident. And if the great right of dominion and ownership in the rivers, bays, and arms of the sea, and the soils under them...
Page 502 - ... hardships that unavoidably attended their emigration to the New "World, and to people the banks of its bays and rivers, if the land under the water at their very doors was liable to immediate appropriation by another, as private property ; and the settler upon the fast land thereby excluded from its enjoyment, and unable to take a shell fish from its bottom, or fasten there a stake, or even bathe in its waters, without becoming a trespasser upon the rights of another.
Page 142 - a residence at a particular place, accompanied with positive or presumptive proof of an intention to remain there for an unlimited time.

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