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Page 308 - God hath made of one blood all nations of men to dwell on the face of the earth...
Page 129 - It shall be their duty where the laws of the country permit, to take possession of the personal estate left by any citizen of the United States, other than seamen belonging to any ship or vessel who shall die within their consulate; leaving there no legal representative, partner in trade or trustee by him appointed to take care of his effects, they shall inventory the same with the assistance of two merchants of the United States...
Page 368 - An act to repeal an act of the present session of parliament, intituled, An act for the more effectual abolition of oaths and affirmations taken and made in various departments of the state, and to substitute declarations in lieu thereof, and for the more entire suppression of voluntary and extra-judicial oaths and affidavits, and to make other provisions for the abolition of unnecessary oaths.
Page 75 - I am informed that you are in possession of, or claim title to, the premises in this declaration of ejectment mentioned, or to some part thereof, and I, being sued in this action as...
Page 368 - ' more effectual Abolition of Oaths and Affirmations taken " ' and made in various Departments of the State, and to " ' substitute Declarations in lieu thereof, and for the more " ' entire Suppression of voluntary and extra-judicial Oaths " ' and Affidavits,' and to make other Provisions for the " Abolition of unnecessary Oaths.
Page 67 - And these fictions of law, though at first they may startle the student, he will find upon further consideration to be highly beneficial and useful ; especially as this maxim is ever invariably observed, that no fiction shall extend to work an injury; its proper operation being to prevent a mischief, or remedy an inconvenience, that might result from the general rule of law.
Page 128 - ... the advantages of which he is desirous of securing to himself and his legal representatives : he therefore prays that letters patent of the United States may be issued, granting unto your petitioner, his heirs, administrators, or assigns, the full and exclusive right of making, constructing, using, and vending to others to be used...
Page 265 - Every particular trader has some particular mark or stamp ; but I do not know any instance of granting an injunction here, to restrain one trader from using the same mark with another ; and I think it would be of mischievous consequence to do it.