The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All the Railroad Cases in the Courts of Last Resort in America and England
Lawrence Lewis, Adelbert Hamilton, John Houston Merrill, William Mark McKinney, James Manford Kerr, John Crawford Thomson
Edward Thompson Company, 1884 - Railroad law
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act of Congress action Alabama alleged alley amount appeal appellee applied assessed authority award bonds cause Cedar Rapids certiorari charter Chicago circuit court claim commissioners compensation complained condemnation constitution construction corporation court of equity crossing damages defendant defendant's demurrer ditch Dubuque easement eminent domain entitled error evidence facts fee simple feet filed garnishee grant held highway injury Iowa Jeffersonville judgment jurisdiction jury land land-owner legislature liable lots miles Missouri River Moines motion necessary negligence Nicholas Sparks notice objection obstruction opinion owner parties passed person petition petitioner plaintiff plaintiff in error possession premises proceedings proper purchase purpose question R. R. Cas rail railroad company railroad track railway company reason recover river road rule statute statute of limitations street supra sustained taken taking testimony thereby thereof tion train trial trust Valley R. R. verdict witness
Page 515 - ... if any of said roads are not completed within ten years, no further sale shall be made and the lands unsold shall revert to the United States.
Page 196 - Court for, the owner, and no right of way shall be appropriated to the use of any corporation other than municipal until full compensation therefor be first made in money or ascertained and paid into Court for the owner...
Page 150 - Anything which is injurious to health, or is indecent, or offensive to the senses, or an obstruction to the free use of property, so as to interfere with the comfortable enjoyment of life or property...
Page 703 - Such notice may be given either to the person in actual possession of the goods or to his principal. In the latter case the notice, to be effectual, must be given at such time and under such circumstances that the principal, by the exercise of reasonable diligence, may communicate it to his servant or agent in time to prevent a delivery to the buyer.
Page 413 - ... whenever an attempt is made to take private property for a use alleged to be public, the question whether the contemplated use be really public, shall be a judicial question, and determined as such without regard to any legislative assertion that the use is public.
Page 162 - The property of no person shall be taken for public use without just compensation therefor.
Page 108 - In all the cases above enumerated, and in all other cases where a general law can be made applicable, all laws shall be general, and of uniform operation throughout the State...
Page 346 - To lay out its road, not exceeding one hundred feet in width, and to construct the same, and for the purpose of cuttings and embankments to take as much more land as may be necessary for the proper construction and security of the road...