Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, Volumes 111-112 (Google eBook)

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H.O. Houghton and Company, 1903 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 80 - State, may remove such suit into the circuit court of the United States for the proper district, at any time before the trial thereof, when it shall be made to appear to said circuit court that from prejudice or local influence he will not be able to obtain justice in such State court...
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Page 466 - ... for the redemption of bills of credit or Treasurer's notes, or for the payment of interest arising thereon) but by warrant under the hand of the Governor for the time being...
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