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" The common law of England is not to be taken in all respects to be that of America. Our ancestors brought with them its general principles, and claimed it as their birthright ; but they brought with them and adopted only that portion which was applicable... "
The American Jurist - Page 105
1830
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Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United ...

United States. Supreme Court, Richard Peters - Law reports, digests, etc - 1829
...cannot now be resumed by the heirs of the donor. Jieatty fr Ritchie vs. Kurtz et al. 584. COMMON LAW. The common law of England is not to be taken in all...that of America. Our ancestors brought with them its geperal principles, and claimed it as their birth right. But they brought with them and adopted only...
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The Connecticut Digest: Comprising All the Decisions in Kirby's Reports, the ...

Law reports, digests, etc - 1833 - 553 pages
...modifications, adapted to our peculiar circumstances. In VanJVm v. Pacard, 2 Pet. 144, Story, J. remarks, " the common law of England, is not to be taken in all...to be that of America. Our ancestors brought with diem its general principles, and claimed it as their birth right ; but they brought with them and adopted...
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Digest of the laws of Virginia: which are of a permanent character ..., Volume 1

Joseph Tate, George Wythe Munford, Virginia - Law - 1841 - 959 pages
...Willes, 3. in Millar v. Taylor, 4 Burr. 2312 ; and Abbott, CJ in Slockdale v. Onichyn, 5 B. &C. 173. " The common law of England, is not to be taken in all...them its general principles, and claimed it as their birth right; but they brought with them and adopted only that portion which was applicable to their...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 26

Alabama. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1855
...common law of England, however, (as has been well remarked by the Supreme Court of the United States,) is not to be taken, in all respects, to be that of...adopted, only that portion which was applicable to their condition. The country was a wilderness, and the universal policy was to procure its cultivation and...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme ..., Volume 11; Volume 52

United States. Supreme Court, William Cranch, Henry Wheaton, Benjamin Chew Howard, Richard Peters, Jeremiah Sullivan Black - Law reports, digests, etc - 1851
...law of England is not, in all respect.*, to be received as the law of America. This court has said, " Our ancestors brought with them its general principles,...portion which was applicable to their situation." Van Ness u. Packard, 2 Peters, 144. The words "trial by jury" and "judgment of his peers" would seem...
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The law of fixtures, and other property: Partaking both of a real and ...

Andrew Amos, Joseph Ferard, William Hogan - Fixtures (Law) - 1855 - 314 pages
...— its foundation is narrow and artificial. Mr. Justice Story, referring to this distinction, says: "The common law of England is not to be taken in all...that portion which was applicable to their situation. As between landlord and tenant, it was not so clear that the rigid rule of the common law (at least...
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Reports of Decisions in the Supreme Court of the United States ..., Volume 8

United States. Supreme Court, Benjamin Robbins Curtis - Law reports, digests, etc - 1864
...entertained different opinions upon it, down to the very date of the decision in Elwes v. Maw, 3 East, 38. The common law of England is not to be taken, in all respects, to Van Ness a. Pacard. 2 P. be that of America. Our ancestors brought with them its general principles,...
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A Collection of Overruled, Denied, and Doubted Decisions and Dicta: Both ...

Simon Greenleaf, John Townshend - Law reports, digests, etc - 1856 - 548 pages
...OF CANAL FUND v. PERRY, 5 Ohio R. 56. Denied Lewis v. Bk. of Kentucky, 12 Ohio R. 132. COMMON LAW. The Common Law of England is not to be taken in all respects to be that of America. 10 Barb. 497. COMMONWEALTH v. COOPER, 15 Mass. R. 187. Where one is indicted for a rape, and the jury...
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A treatise on the rules which govern the interpretation and application of ...

Theodore Sedgwick - Constitutional history - 1857 - 712 pages
...their emigration, and claimed them as their birthright.f Nevertheless, that the common law of America is not to be taken in all respects, to be that of England, but that the settlers brought with them, and adopted, only that portion which was applicable...
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A full and arranged digest of the decisions in common law, equity ..., Volume 1

Richard Peters, United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1860
...resume them, or otherwise lawfully disposed of. Ibid. See CARRIERS — ante, page 273. COMMON LAW. 1. The common law of England is not to be taken in all...that portion which was applicable to their situation. Fan Ness v. Potará, 2 Peters, 144. 2. By "common law." the framersof the constitution of the United...
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