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Page 95 - Code, the first of which (article 2315), as amended in 1884, declares that 'every act whatever, of man, that causes damage to another, obliges him by whose fault it happened to repair it...
Page ix - ... the business of the court. He possessed great quickness of mind, readily seizing upon the difficulties and disputed points of a case. He was patient in listening to whatever could be urged in the way of argument or illustration, but his mind was too clear to be led astray by sophistry or ingenuity. Judge Mathews was a great lover of justice; and if it was possible in any manner to reach the justice of a case without violating fixed principles of law, he would always do so. The nature of civil...
Page 638 - I leave to my eldest son, Thomas Burroughs, all my right, title, and interest in and to a certain tract of land in...
Page 3 - ... for the assured, their factors, servants, and assigns, to sue, labor and travel for, in, and about the defence, safeguard and recovery of...
Page 422 - Art 1860. Lesion is the injury suffered by one who does not receive a full equivalent for what he gives in a commutative contract.
Page v - In that year he went to the city of Augusta, and finished his law studies with George Walker, one of the most eminent lawyers in the State.* In the year 1799, in his twenty-fifth year, he was admitted to the bar, and continued the practice of law from that time until the year 1805, when, without any solicitation on his part, he was appointed by Thomas Jefferson, Judge of the Territory of Mississippi. From thence he was transferred to the territory of Orleans in 1806. and on the erection of Louisiana...
Page 362 - So. 366; Tropical Printing Co. v. Union Title Guarantee Co.. 180 La. 702, 157 So. 534. The state banking commissioner concedes that the intervener is an ordinary creditor for the amount .claimed subject to certain credits. It is ordered, adjudged, and decreed that the judgment of the district court be annulled, avoided, and reversed, and it is now ordered, adjudged, and decreed that there be judgment herein in favor of John F. Clark & Co., intervener, and against JS Brock, state banking commissioner,...
Page 645 - Fathers and mothers shall have, during marriage, the enjoyment of the estate of their children until their majority or emancipation.
Page 585 - ... said trial we are satisfied from a careful inspection of the affidavits filed in support of the motion and in vindication of the officer and jury, that the state has shown affirmatively that no injury has resulted to this defendant for either of the causes complained of. 3. As to the complaint made to the charge of the court instructing the jury, " That if they believed the defendant was not guilty of the offence of rape, they might consider whether or not he is guilty of the offence of assault...