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Many Thousands Gone: The First Two Centuries of Slavery in North America
Limited preview - 1998
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Page 357 - It is very true that a corporation can have no legal existence out of the boundaries of the sovereignty by which it is created. It exists only in contemplation of law, and by force of the law; and where that law ceases to operate, and is no longer obligatory, the corporation can have no existence. It must dwell in the place of its creation, and cannot migrate to another sovereignty.
Page 363 - Court may require previous compliance with the terms of the judgment before it admits proceedings in revision. 4. The application for revision must be made at latest within six months of the discovery of the new fact. 5. No application for revision may be made after the lapse of ten years from the date of the judgment.
Page 69 - ... all actions of account, and upon the case, other than such accounts as concern the trade of merchandise between merchant and merchant, their factors or servants...
Page 165 - Certainly, in the granting of injunctions, which is not a matter of right, but rests in the sound discretion of the court...
Page 48 - Where the further action of the court in the cause is necessary to give completely the relief contemplated by the court, there the decree upon which the question arises is to be regarded, not as final, but interlocutory.
Page 330 - ... default of such appointment, to the use of the right heirs of the survivor of...
Page 91 - ... was acting in the course of his employment and within the scope of his authority.
Page 80 - Every gift, conveyance, assignment, transfer, or charge, which is not upon consideration deemed valuable in law, shall be void as to creditors whose debts shall have been contracted at the time it was made...
Page 326 - to claim from Great Britain a just indemnification "for all private property, which the British forces "may have carried away; and as the question re"lates to slaves more especially, for all the slaves "that the British forces may have carried away "from places and territories of which the treaty "stipulates the restitution, in quitting these same "places and territories.
Page 404 - Allegiance, both express and implied, is however distinguished by the law into two sorts or species, the one natural, the other local ; the former being also perpetual, the latter temporary. Natural allegiance is such as is due from all men born within the king's dominions immediately upon their birth.