A Full and Arranged Digest of the Decisions in Common Law, Equity, and Admiralty, of the Courts of the United States: From the Oganization of the Government in 1789 to 1847, in the Supreme, Circuit, District and Admiralty Courts; Reported in Dallas, Cranch, Wheaton, Peters, and Howard's Supreme Court Reports; in Gallison, Mason, Paine, Peters, Washington, Wallace, Sumner, Story, Baldwin, Brockenbrough, and M'Lean's Circuit Court Reports; and in Bees, Ware, Peters, and Gilpin's District and Admiralty Reports, Volume 1

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Lewis & Blood, 1860 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Contents

ADMIRALTY PRACTICE
94
PRACTICE PAGI
104
ADMINISTRATION OF ASSETS
106
AFRICANS OF THE AMISTAD
111
PAGE
122
ALABAMA
136
ALEXANDRIA IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
137
ALLEGATIONS IN A LIBEL OR IN INFORMATIONS AND INDICTMENTS
143
310
146
AMENDMENTS OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES
149
NOTICE OF THE DISHONOUR OF BILLS OF EXCHANGE AND PROMISSORY
161
APPEARANCE
168
ARBITREMENT AND AWARD
174
LANDLORD AND TENANT
175
1
178
ARREST OF JUDGMENT
180
LEAD MINES
185
ATTACHMENT
194
LIABILITY OF THE REAL ESTATE OF A DECEASED PERSON FOR THE
196
AUCTIONEER
203
BAILMENT
212
BANK OF WASHINGTON
220
BASTARDY AND ILLEGITIMACY
228
BILLS OF EXCHANGE AND PROMISSORY NOTES
231
LOCATOR
232
MANDATE
242
BILL OF INTERPLEADER See Chancery Vol I 285
247
Principles applied in the construction of statutes of the United States and stat ites
248
MARITIME CONTRACTS See Bottomry Vol I 259 Hypothecation Vol II 12
258
BOTTOMRYHYPOTHECATIONRESPONDENTIA
260
MARSHALS DEED
268
PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES 467
273
MATE OF A VESSEL
276
MILITIA
282
MONEY IN COURT
288
MOTION
294
NEW HAMPSHIRE
302
CHANCERY AND CHANCERY PRACTICE PAOL
316
PAYMENT INTO COURT 376
319
BOUNDARY OF LAND
329
CHARGE OF THE COURT TO A JURY
339
CHARTER OF A SHIP OR VESSEL
345
CITATION ON APPEAL OR WRIT OF ERROR
352
INTERNAL REVENUE
359
COLLISION
361
COMMISSION
367
INTERNATIONAL COMITY
368
BOUNDARIES OF STATES
374
PEDIGREE
376
CONFISCATION AND SEQUESTRATION
382
OATH See Crimes Vol I 503 Perjury Vol II 385
385
PILOTS
386
CONSIGNOR AND CONSIGNEE
389
CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES
395
JUDGMENTS IN THE COURTS OF THE STATES OF TUE UNITED STATES
398
PLEDGE See Bottomry Vol I 259 Mortgage Vol II 288
418
POSTPONEMENT OF A CAUSE See Continuance of a Cause Vol I 421
424
CONSTRUCTION OF THE TREATY BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES
427
CONTRACTS
433
OFFICE AND OFFICER
434
COPY
440
CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF WASHINGTON
452
VERDICT 715
461
PRESENTMENT
468
PRIORITY OR PREFERENCE OF PAYMENT OF THE UNITED STATES
476
PRIVATEER
483
SEIZURE
491
PUBLIC GRANTS
524
DEBT See Where Action of Debt lies Vol I 51 Pleadings and Evidence in Actions
528
PURSERS IN THE NAVY OF THE UNITED STATES
536
DECLARATION OF WAR
538
REENTRY ON NONPAYMENT OF RENT
543
DEEDS POLL
545
JURY AND JURORS
547
RELIEF IN CHANCERY
549
DESCENT
554
REMAINDER
555
RETROSPECTIVE LAWS
561
HEADS OF THE PUBLIC DEPARTMENTS OF THE GOVERNMENT 5
563
ROBBING THE MAIL OF THE UNITED STATES
567
DISABILITY OF ALIENS
569
266
574
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
575
HIGH SEAS 8
578
DOMICIL See Commercial Domicil Vol I 363
585
EJECTMENT See Action of Ejectment Vol I 65
594
ELEGIT
595
ENROLLED AND LICENSED VESSELS
600
BOWDOIN COLLEGE
604
132
605
EPISCOPAL CHURCH See Church of England Vol I 350
607
JUSTICES OF THE PEACE OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
618
ERROR AND WRIT OF ERROR
620
BREVET COMMISSION See Commission by Brevet Vol I 367
621
3
625
134
628
ESCROW
633
CAPTURE
637
General principles
645
ORIGINAL JURISDICTION OF THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES 323
652
ILLEGAL CONSIDERATION 16
655
POWER OF ATTORNEY 426
657
PASSENGERS
660
General principles
667
SLAVERY IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
668
KING OF SPAIN
669
TERRITORIES
675
TREASON 083
691
TRESPASS
698
TRUST AND TRUSTEE
704
Bill in chancery
709
EXCHANGE OF PROPERTY
713
VARIANCE See Pleading Vol II 391
714
VERMONT
717
EXECUTORY DEVISE
719
VOLUNTARY BOND
723
OYER
724
EXPATRIATION
729
FACTOR
732
FALSE IMPRISONMENT
738
FINAL JUDGMENTS FROM WHICH WRITS OF ERROR WILL LIE
744
APPENDIX No I
745
ILLINOIS LAND TITLES 21
750
APPENDIX No II
759
FORECLOSURE OF A MORTGAGE
759
FORFEITURE
764
IMPLIED POWERS UNDER THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES 22
766
FISHERIES IN THE DELAWARE RIVER
773
FOREIGN BILLS OF EXCHANGE
779
FRAUDULENT CONVEYANCE
785
FREIGHT
793
FURTHER PROOF IN ADMIRALTY AND PRIZE CAUSES
801
GEORGIA LAND TITLES
807
GUARANTY
814

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Page 163 - States, and the decision is in favor of such their validity, or where is drawn in question the construction of any clause of the constitution, or of a treaty, or statute of, or commission held under the United States, and the decision is against the title, right, privilege or exemption specially set up or claimed by either party, under such clause of the said Constitution, treaty, statute or commission...
Page 161 - A final judgment or decree in any suit, in the highest court of law or equity of a State in which a decision in the suit could be had, where is drawn in question the validity of a treaty or statute of, or an authority exercised under the United States, and the decision is against their validity...
Page 417 - It has also been observed that an act of Congress ought never to be construed to violate the law of nations, if any other possible construction remains, and consequently can never be construed to violate neutral rights, or to affect neutral commerce, further than is warranted by the law of nations as understood in this country.
Page 395 - As men whose intentions require no concealment generally employ the words which most directly and aptly express the ideas they intend to convey, the enlightened patriots who framed our constitution, and the people who adopted it, must be understood to have employed words in their natural sense, and to have intended what they have said.
Page 282 - An act to provide for the better security of the lives of passengers on board of vessels propelled in whole or in part by steam...
Page 197 - The testimony of any witness may be taken in any civil cause depending in a district or circuit court by deposition de bene esse, when the witness lives at a greater distance from the place of trial than one hundred miles...
Page 105 - That, though penal laws are to be construed strictly, they are not to be construed so strictly as to defeat the obvious intention of the legislature.
Page 214 - The government of the Union, then (whatever may be the influence of this fact on the case), is emphatically and truly a government of the people. In form and in substance it emanates from them. Its powers are granted by them, and are to be exercised directly on them, and for their benefit.
Page 369 - It is clear, there can be no common law of the United States. The federal government is composed of twenty-four sovereign and independent states; each of which may have its local usages, customs and common law. There is no principle which pervades the Union and has the authority of law, that is not embodied in the constitution or laws of the Union.
Page 163 - State in which a decision in the suit could be had, where is drawn in question the validity of a treaty or statute of, or an authority exercised under, the United States, and the decision is against their validity; or where is drawn in question the validity of a statute of, or an authority exercised under, any State, on the ground of their being repugnant to the Constitution, treaties or laws of the United States...

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