Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volumes 60-61

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F. Hunt, 1869 - Commerce
 

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Page 328 - March, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-one, shall be imposed on, and collected from all parts of the navigable communications between the great western and northern lakes, and the Atlantic ocean...
Page 365 - The President is authorized to prescribe such regulations for the admission of persons into the civil service of the United States as may best promote the efficiency thereof, and ascertain the fitness of each candidate in respect to age, health, character, knowledge, and ability for the branch of service into which he seeks to enter...
Page 268 - Mr. Chief Justice Chase delivered the opinion of the court: This case comes before us upon a writ of error to the Supreme Court of New York. The facts shown by the record may be briefly stated. In December, 1851, one Christian Metz, having borrowed of Frederick Bronson, executor of Arthur Bronson...
Page 229 - ... according to the form which may be prescribed by him, verified by the oath or affirmation of the president or cashier of such association, and attested by the signature of at least three of the directors.
Page 258 - Moreover ye shall take no satisfaction for the life of a murderer, which is guilty of death : but he shall be surely put to death.
Page 274 - York must be reversed, and the cause remanded to that court for further proceedings.
Page 274 - ... required, by the comparison of its provisions with the provisions of other Acts, and with each other; and that upon such reasonable construction it must be held to sustain the proposition that express contracts to pay coined dollars can only be satisfied by the payment of coined dollars. They are not "debts" which may be satisfied by the tender of United States notes.
Page 274 - ... expressed in dollars and both made current in payments, it is necessary, in order to avoid ambiguity and prevent a failure of justice, to regard this regulation as applicable alike to both. When, therefore, contracts made payable in coin are sued upon, judgments may be entered for coined dollars and parts of dollars ; and when contracts have been made payable in dollars generally, without specifying in what description of currency payment is to be made, judgments may be entered generally, without...
Page 271 - It recognizes the fact, accepted by all men throughout the world, that value is inherent in the precious metals; that gold and silver are in themselves values, and being such, and being in other respects best adapted to the purpose, are the only proper measures of value; that...
Page 274 - ... all accounts in the public offices, and all proceedings in the courts of the United States, shall be kept and had in conformity to this regulation.

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