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Page 33 - ... by all civilized nations. It is not in conflict with the constitution of the United States, which, although prohibiting states from passing laws impairing the obligation of contracts, allows congress "to establish . . . uniform laws on the subject of bankruptcy throughout the United States.
Page 195 - They had, for more than a century before, been regarded as beings of an inferior order and altogether unfit to associate with the white race, either in social or political relations; and so far inferior that they had no rights which the white man was bound to respect; and that the negro might justly and lawfully be reduced to slavery for his benefit.
Page 158 - ... take, transport, and discharge such passengers and property at, from, and to such places, on the due payment of tolls, freight, or fare therefor.
Page 6 - Resolved, That the thanks of the Association are due and are hereby tendered to the...
Page 101 - Special meetings of any committee shall be held at such times and places as the chairman thereof may appoint. Reasonable notice shall be given by him to each member by mail.
Page 292 - Every person of good moral character, being a voter, shall be entitled to admission to practice law in all courts of justice.
Page 97 - By-laws may be adopted at any annual meeting of the Association by a majority vote of the members present; and the Executive Committee may make By-laws for the Association, subject to amendment by the Association.
Page 226 - Government on the subject, which, it may be hoped, will tend to hasten the decision of the commissioners, or serve as a substitute for it. Among the powers specifically granted to Congress by the Constitution are those of establishing uniform laws on the subject of bankruptcies throughout the United States...