Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, Volume 147

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Page 227 - In the view we take of the case it will not be necessary to consider the...
Page 209 - But although he may thus use his name, he cannot resort to any artifice or do any act calculated to mislead the public as to the identity of the business firm or establishment, or of the article produced by them, and thus produce injury to the other beyond that which results from the similarity of name.
Page 561 - A right to a stream of water is as sacred as a right to the soil over which it flows. It is a part of the freehold of which no man can be disseised " but by lawful judgment of his peers, or by due process of law.
Page 301 - To establish a widows and orphans' benefit fund, from which, on the satisfactory evidence of the death of a member of the order, who has complied with all its lawful requirements, a sum not exceeding three thousand dollars shall be paid to his family, or those dependent on him, as he may direct.
Page 227 - No conveyance or mortgage of its real property, or lease thereof for more than one year, shall be made unless authorized by a vote of the stockholders at a meeting called for the purpose.
Page 499 - Under any circumstances, the evidence was sufficient to justify the submission of the case to the jury, and it was for the jury alone to weigh it and declare the result.
Page 537 - That all political disabilities imposed by the third section of the fourteenth article of amendments of the Constitution of the United States are hereby removed from all persons whomsoever, except Senators and Representatives...
Page 430 - property," in its ordinary legal signification, " is nomen generalissimum, and extends to every species of valuable right and interest.
Page 39 - ... no such company shall make or give any undue or unreasonable preference or advantage to or in favour of any particular person or company, or any particular description of traffic, in any respect whatsoever...
Page 208 - A person cannot make a trademark of his own name, and thus obtain a monopoly of it which will debar all other persons of the same name from using their own names in their own business.

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