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Page 287 - Where a special finding of facts is inconsistent with the general verdict, the former controls the latter, and the court must give judgment accordingly.
Page 31 - That the Constitution, and all Laws of the United States which are not locally inapplicable, shall have the same force and effect within the said Territory of Nebraska as elsewhere within the United States...
Page 381 - ... every alternate section of public land, not mineral, designated by odd numbers, to the amount of twenty alternate sections per mile, on each side of said railroad line...
Page 287 - In all other cases the court may direct the jury to find a special verdict in writing upon all or any of the issues, and in all cases may instruct them, if they render a general verdict, to find upon particular questions of fact, to be stated in writing, and may direct a written finding thereon.
Page 382 - That the president of the United States shall cause the lands to be surveyed for forty miles in width on both sides of the entire line of said road after the general route shall be fixed, and as fast as may be required by the construction of said railroad...
Page 33 - The finding of the court upon the facts, which may be either general or special, shall have the same effect as the verdict of a jury.
Page 380 - Company," and by that name shall have perpetual succession, and shall be able to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, defend and be defended, in all courts of law and equity within the United States, and may make and have a common seal.
Page 602 - Judgment of the court below will be reversed, and the cause remanded, with directions to proceed In accordance with the views expressed In this opinion.
Page 22 - The right of each partner extends only to a share of what may remain after payment of the debts of the firm and the settlement of its accounts. Growing out of this right, or rather Included in it, Is the right to have the partnership property applied to the payment of the partnership debts in preference to those of any individual partner. This Is an equity the...