Decisions of Hon. Peleg Sprague, in Admiralty and Maritime Causes: In the District Court of the United States for the District of Massachusetts. 1841-[1864], Volume 1

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T. & J. W. Johnson & Company, 1861 - Admiralty

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Page 134 - States shall have power to issue writs of scire facias, habeas corpus, and all other writs not specially provided for by statute, which may be necessary for the exercise of their respective jurisdictions, and agreeable to the principles and usages of law.
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Page 613 - ... sue, labor, and travel for, in and about the defense, safeguard and recovery of the said goods and merchandises, or any part thereof, without prejudice to this insurance; nor shall the acts of the insured or insurers, in recovering, saving and preserving the property insured, in case of disaster, be considered a waiver or an acceptance of an abandonment...
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Page 166 - ... or shall violate the provisions thereof, he shall be liable to each and every individual injured thereby in damages, to be recovered in any court of the United States in the district where such delinquent may reside or be found, and in addition thereto be punishable by a fine of one hundred dollars for each offense.
Page 134 - Such depositions may be taken before any judge of any court of the United States, or any commissioner of a circuit, or any clerk of a district or circuit court, or any chancellor, justice, or judge of a supreme or superior court, mayor or chief magistrate of a city, judge of a county court, or court of common pleas of any of the United States...
Page 299 - ... the trial of crimes committed on the high seas, or in any place out of the jurisdiction of any particular state, shall be in the district where the offender is apprehended, or into which he may first be brought.
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Page 597 - ... such fugitive from service or labor, either with or without process as aforesaid ; or shall rescue, or attempt to rescue, such fugitive from service or labor, from the custody of such claimant, his...
Page 469 - No invoice or package whatever, or any part of one, in which any such articles are contained shall be admitted to entry ; and all invoices and packages whereof any such articles shall compose a part are liable to be proceeded against, seized, and forfeited by due course of law.

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