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Pennsylvania Genealogies: Scotch-Irish and German - Page 21
by William Henry Egle - 1886 - 720 pages
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The American Jurist, Volume 3

Law - 1830
...that this statute, in its application to the case which was pending when it was made, did not violate the tenth section of the first article of the constitution of the United States, prohibiting any state from passing any l ex post facto law or law impairing the obligation of contracts.' Satterlee...
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The New-York Legal Observer, Volume 6

Samuel Owen - Law reports, digests, etc - 1848
...constitutional objections to the validity of the statute are, as I understand them, founded on the provision of the constitution of the United States, prohibiting...state from passing any law impairing the obligation of a contract, and on the provisions of the constitution of this state, declaring that " no member of...
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Commentaries on the constitution of the United States

Joseph Story - 1851
...amount at which property has been valued by appraisers shall be bid therefor, is within the clause of the constitution of the United States prohibiting a state from passing a law impairing the obligation of contracts. See also M'Cracken v. Hayward, 2 Howard, SCR 608.] 4 Sturyis...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the ..., Volume 15

United States. Supreme Court, William Cranch, Henry Wheaton, Benjamin Chew Howard, Richard Peters, Jeremiah Sullivan Black - Law reports, digests, etc - 1854
...contracts; and this would render it extremely difficult to maintain the validity of the charter under the tenth section of the first article of the Constitution of the United States, prohibiting the States from emitting bills of credit. It is well known that the power of the several States to...
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Commentaries on the jurisdiction, practice, and peculiar ..., Volume 1

George Ticknor Curtis - Constitutional law - 1854 - 635 pages
...contracts ; and this would render it extremely difficult to maintain the validity of the charter under the tenth section of the first article of the Constitution of the United States, prohibiting the states from emitting bills of credit. It is well known that the power of the several states to...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 19

Indiana. Supreme Court, Horace E. Carter, Albert Gallatin Porter, Gordon Tanner, Benjamin Harrison, Michael Crawford Kerr, James Buckley Black, Augustus Newton Martin, John Worth Kern, Francis Marion Dice, John Lewis Griffiths, Charles Frederick Remy, Sidney Romelee Moon - Law reports, digests, etc - 1863
...therefor, and instituted his suit for the possession thereof. Held, that by reason of the provision in the tenth section of the first article of the constitution of the United States, prohibiting any State from passing any law impairing the obligations of contracts, the provision in the constitution...
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A treatise on the law of real property

Anson Bingham - Estates (Law) - 1868 - 698 pages
...previous chapter that a patent or grant of lands from the State was a contract within the provision of the constitution of the United States, prohibiting...passing any law impairing the obligation of contracts ; and the distinction referred to finds sufficient explanation from that source, without attributing...
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Reports of Decisions in the Supreme Court of the United States ..., Volume 19

United States. Supreme Court, Benjamin Robbins Curtis - Law reports, digests, etc - 1870
...of pilots and pilotage, are not laws laying imposts, or dutiei on imports, or exports, or tonnage, within the meaning of the tenth section of the first article of the constitution of the United States, if they do not pass the appropriate line which limits laws for the...
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Reports of Cases in Law and Equity, Determined in the Supreme ..., Volume 41

Iowa. Supreme Court, William Penn Clarke, Thomas Foster Withrow, Edward Holcomb Stiles, John S. Runnells, Ezra Christian Ebersole, B. W. Hight - Law reports, digests, etc - 1876
...enforcement of the obligation of a contract, after breach, and that such legislation is not repugnant to the Constitution of the United States, prohibiting...passing any law impairing the obligation of contracts." In this case the law in force at the time of the execution of a mortgage to the school fund required...
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