Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States, Volume 22

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Page 641 - Concurrent with the Court of Claims, of all claims not exceeding ten thousand dollars founded upon the Constitution of the United States or any law of Congress, or upon any regulation of an Executive Department, or upon any contract, express or implied, with the Government of the United States...
Page 275 - That as soon as said assignee is appointed and qualified, the judge, or, where there is no opposing 'interest, the register, shall, by an instrument under his hand, assign and convey to the assignee all the estate, real and personal, of the bankrupt, with all his d^eeds, books, and papers relating thereto...
Page 464 - ... by law from the payment of such cost, there shall first be paid into the Treasury of the United States the cost of surveying, selecting, and conveying the same by the said company or persons in interest.
Page 68 - The legislature shall pass general laws providing for the cases enumerated in this section, and for all other cases which in its judgment may be provided for by general laws.
Page 179 - Court was reversed, and the case remanded with directions to enter a decree in conformity with the opinion of the Supreme Court.
Page 527 - ... a public highway, for the use of the government of the United States, free from toll or other charge upon the transportation of any property or troops of the United States.
Page 121 - ... in every case, before the evidence is left to the jury, there is a preliminary question for the judge, not whether there is literally no evidence, but whether there is any upon which a jury can properly proceed to find a verdict for the party producing it, upon whom the onus of proof is imposed.
Page 172 - ... the sale, assignment, transfer, or conveyance shall be void, and the assignee may recover the property, or the value thereof, as assets of the bankrupt.
Page 627 - Creditors' rights not to be impaired. The rights of all creditors of, and all liens upon the property of, either of such corporations, parties to such agreement and act, shall be preserved unimpaired, and the respective corporations shall be deemed to continue in existence to preserve the same, and all debts and liabilities incurred by either of such corporations shall thenceforth attach to such new corporation, and be enforced against it and its property to the same extent as if incurred or contracted...
Page 20 - December, 1840, which is in substance one of the prayers refused by the court, viz. : "if plaintiffs paid the amount of said prize, under the belief that said ticket had been fairly drawn, the plaintiffs cannot recover.

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