Massachusetts Reports, Volume 173 (Google eBook)

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H.O. Houghton and Company, 1900 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 75 - ... to impose and levy proportional and reasonable assessments, rates, and taxes, upon all the inhabitants of, and persons resident, and estates lying, within the said Commonwealth; and also to impose and levy reasonable duties and excises, upon any produce, goods, wares, merchandise, and commodities whatsoever, brought into, produced, manufactured, or being within the same...
Page 98 - All the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate, real, personal and mixed, wheresoever situate, of which I may die seized or possessed, or to which I may be entitled at the time of my decease...
Page 220 - In finding that the defendant was guilty of negligence, and that the plaintiff was In the exercise of due care. The next question In the case Is as to the duty which the defendant owed the plaintiff.
Page 107 - ... where there is nothing in the bill of exceptions to show that the...
Page 623 - By reason of any defect in the condition of the ways, works or machinery connected with or used in the business of the employer, which arose from or had not been discovered or remedied owing to the negligence of the employer or of any person in the service of the employer and intrusted by him with the duty of seeing that the ways, works or machinery were in proper condition...
Page 213 - ... party originally liable, the plaintiff shall be entitled to recover only the value of the goods taken, or the damage actually sustained, without any vindictive or exemplary damages, or damages for any alleged outrage to the feelings of the injured party.
Page 103 - ... the test is not the value for a special purpose, but the fair market value of the land in view of all the purposes to which it is naturally adapted; that therefore while evidence that it is
Page 218 - MCREYNOLDS dissenting. I am unable to agree with the opinion of the majority of the court. It seems to me plain that this is a suit against Syllabus. 239 US a State to which the Eleventh Amendment declares "the judicial power of the United States shall not be construed to extend.
Page 87 - It is desirable that the plaintiff should not lose custom by reason of the public mistaking another manufacturer for it. It is desirable that the defendant should be free to manufacture watches at Waltham, and to tell the world that it does so. The two desiderata cannot both be had to their full extent, and we have to fix the boundaries as best we can. On the one hand, the defendant must be allowed to accomplish its desideratum in some way, whatever the loss to the plaintiff. On the other, we think...
Page 138 - Section, unless it is shown that in addition to a mere want of ordinary care the person injured, or the person having charge of his person or property, was at the time of the collision guilty of gross or wilful negligence, or was acting in violation of the law, and that such gross [or] wilful negligence or unlawful act contributed to the injury.

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