What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
action agent alleged amount answer appeal application association authority Bank bill bonds building cargo cause charge Circuit Court Circuit Judge claim complainant conclusion condition constitution construction contract corporation creditors damages decree defendant delivered direction District duty effect entered entitled equity error evidence execution exemption fact filed follows further give given ground held intention interest issued judgment jurisdiction jury land liability lien limitation loan loss master means mortgage negligence notes notice operation opinion owner paid parties passing patent payment person plaintiff premium present proceedings question railroad reason received record recover reference relation rendered rule secure ship statement statute suit supreme court taken thereof tion trial trust United vessel
Page 28 - ... directly or indirectly, made any agreement or contract, in any way or manner, with any person or persons whatsoever, by which the title which he might acquire from the government of the United States should inure, in whole or in part, to the benefit of any person except himself...
Page 129 - A judgment is the final determination of the rights of the parties in an action or proceeding.
Page 48 - 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 306 - The liability of the owner of any vessel, whether American or foreign, for any embezzlement, loss, or destruction by any person of any property, goods, or merchandise shipped or put on board of such vessel, or for any loss, damage, or injury by collision, or for any act, matter, or thing, loss, damage, or forfeiture, done, occasioned, or incurred, without the privity or knowledge of such owner or owners...
Page 330 - ... he who comes into a court of equity "must come with clean hands.
Page 137 - The trustee may avoid any transfer by the bankrupt of his property which any creditor of such bankrupt might have avoided, and may recover the property so transferred, or its value, from the person to whom it was transferred, unless he was a bona fide holder for value prior to the date of the adjudication.
Page 119 - It is well settled that where there is uncertainty as to the existence of either negligence or contributory negligence, the question is not one of law, but of fact, and to be settled by a jury, and this whether the uncertainty arises from a conflict in the testimony or because, the facts being undisputed, fair-minded men will honestly draw different conclusions from them.
Page 137 - Claims which for want of record or for other reasons would not have been valid liens as against the claims of the creditors of the bankrupt shall not be liens against his estate.