Atlantic Reporter, Volume 9

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West Publishing Company, 1887 - Law reports, digests, etc

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Page 470 - ... witnesseth, that the said parties of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of two thousand dollars in gold coin of die United States of America, to them in hand paid by the said party of the second part...
Page 575 - it extends to the protection of the lives, limbs, health, comfort, and quiet of all persons, and the protection of all property within the State.
Page 575 - It was further said that by the general police power of a state 'persons and property are subjected to all kinds of restraints and burdens in order to secure the general comfort, health, and prosperity of the state; of the perfect right of the legislature to do which no question ever was, or upon acknowledged general principles ever can be, made, so far as natural persons are concerned.
Page 433 - In determining what is proximate cause, the true rule is that the injury must be the natural and probable consequence of the negligence; such a consequence as, under the surrounding circumstances of the case, might and ought to have been foreseen by the wrongdoer as likely to flow from his act.
Page 629 - ... that sound and reasonable discretion which governs itself as far as it may by general rules and principles; but at the same time which withholds or grants relief, according to the circumstances of each particular case, when these rules and principles will not furnish any exact measure of justice between the parties.
Page 20 - But debts owing by corporations, like debts owing by individuals, are not property of the debtors in any sense ; they are obligations of the debtors, and only possess value in the hands of the creditors. With them they are property, and in their hands they may be taxed. To call debts property of the debtors is simply to misuse terms.
Page 58 - CD, of the city aforesaid, merchant, my true and lawful attorney, for me, and in my name, and for my use to ask, demand, sue for...
Page 436 - Another objection to the claim herein is, that, even admitting that it should be paid out of the fund arising from the sale of the...
Page 613 - Personal property placed in the hands of any corporation as an accumulating fund for the future benefit of heirs or other persons...
Page 408 - The words of a statute, if of common use, are to be taken in their natural, plain, obvious and ordinary signification...

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