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Page 204 - ... the general assembly shall provide, by general laws, for the organization of all corporations hereafter to be created.
Page 418 - ... incorporated in the Union of the United States, and admitted as soon as possible, according to the principles of the Federal constitution, to the enjoyment of all the rights, advantages, and immunities of citizens of the United States; and in the meantime they shall be maintained and protected in the free enjoyment of their liberty, property, and the religion which they profess.
Page 249 - Military offences under the statute law must be tried in the manner therein directed; but military offences which do not come within the statute must be tried and punished under the common law of war. The character of the courts which exercise these jurisdictions depends upon the local laws of each particular country. In the armies of the United States the first is exercised by courts-martial ; while cases which do not come within the Rules and Articles of War, or the jurisdiction conferred by statute...
Page 497 - ... and I do hereby declare that the following is a full, clear, and exact description of the construction and operation of the same : reference being had to the annexed drawings, making a part of this specification, in.
Page 67 - And upon a like process, may final judgments and decrees in civil actions, and suits in equity in a Circuit Court, brought there by original process, or removed there from courts of the several States, or removed there by appeal from a District Court, where the matter in dispute exceeds the sum or value of two thousand dollars, exclusive of costs...
Page 117 - The constitution of the United States provides that no State shall pass any law impairing the obligation of a contract, &c. The State constitution contains the same prohibition upon the power of the legislature, with the difference of the word ' validity ' in the place of that of 'Obligation,' used in the Constitution of the United * 477 States.
Page 141 - That perpetuities and monopolies are contrary to the genius of a free State, and ought not to be allowed.
Page 242 - It does not deny that it is binding on those whom, on the face of it, it purports to bind; but shows that it also binds another, by reason that the act of the agent, in signing the agreement, in pursuance of his authority, is in law the act of the principal.
Page 766 - The judgment of the district court is therefore reversed and the cause remanded with directions to award a new trial.