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American amount annually appears average bank barrels bills Britain British called capital carried cause census cent 30 cleared colored commerce cotton defendant demand dollars duty effect employed England English entered equal established Europe exports fact females foreign France French gallon give given glass gold greater half hand hundred imported increase interest Iron island Italy kinds labor land lead less males manufactures means merchant metals Michigan millions natural notes once otherwise paid party period persons population ports possession pound present principles produce proportion quantity received respect ships Silk silver slaves specie spirit sugar supply taken tariff tion tonnage tons trade United vessels whole wool York
Page 480 - Act, which is similar, either in material, quality, texture, or the use to which it may be applied, to any article enumerated in this Act as chargeable with duty, shall pay the same rate of duty which is levied on the enumerated article which it most resembles in any of the particulars before mentioned...
Page 76 - In the latter case the notice, to be effectual, must be given at such time and under such circumstances that the principal, by the exercise of reasonable diligence, may communicate it to his servant or agent in time to prevent a delivery to the buyer.
Page 546 - Beware of thinking all your own that you possess, and of living accordingly. It is a mistake that many people who have credit fall into. To prevent this, keep an exact account, for some time, both of your expenses and your income.
Page 480 - ... it most resembles in any of the particulars before mentioned; and if any nonenumerated article equally resembles two or more enumerated articles on which different rates of duty are chargeable, there shall be levied...
Page 480 - ... mixed with dirt or other material, and thus reduced in value to eight cents per pound, or under, the appraisers shall appraise said wool at such price as in their opinion it would have cost had it not been so mixed, and a duty thereon shall be charged in conformity with such appraisal...
Page 119 - ... and the liability of the shareholders is limited to the amount of their respective shares.
Page 382 - For every gallon of such spirits or strong Waters, of any strength not exceeding the strength of proof by Sykes's hydrometer, and so in proportion for any greater or less strength than the strength of proof, and for any greater or less quantity than a gallon, viz.
Page 535 - one of the first principles of pleading, that there is only occasion to state facts, which must be done for the purpose of informing the court, whose duty it is to declare the law arising upon those facts, and of apprising the opposite party of what is meant to be proved, in order to give him an opportunity to answer or traverse it.
Page 203 - The proudest monument of his fame is in the volumes of Burrow, and Cowper, and Douglas, which we may fondly hope will endure as long as the language in which they are written shall continue to instruct mankind. His judgments should not be merely referred to and read on the spur of particular occasions, but should be studied as models of juridical reasoning and eloquence.