Reports of cases determined in the Circuit court of the United States, in and for the Third circuit, comprising the Eastern district of Pennsylvania, and the state of New Jersey, Volume 1

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J. Kay, jun. & brother, 1837 - Law reports, digests, etc - 651 pages
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Page 602 - And the said records and judicial proceedings authenticated as aforesaid, shall have such faith and credit given to them in every court within the United States, as they have by law or usage in the courts of the state from whence the said records are or shall be taken.
Page 72 - In order to come within the provision of the constitution of the United States which declares that no state shall pass any law impairing the obligation of contracts...
Page 101 - ... not to be construed so strictly as to defeat the obvious intention of the legislature. The maxim is not to be so applied as to narrow the words of the statute to the exclusion of cases which those words, in their ordinary acceptation, or in that sense in which the legislature has obviously used them, would comprehend. The intention of the legislature is to be collected from the words they employ.
Page 602 - The records and judicial proceedings of the courts of any State or Territory, or of any such country, shall be proved or admitted in any other court within the United States, by the attestation of the clerk and the seal of the court annexed, if there be a seal, together with a certificate of the judge, chief justice, or presiding magistrate that the said attestation is in due form.
Page 604 - ... so as such laws, ordinances and constitutions, so made, be not contrary and repugnant unto, but, as near as may be, agreeable to the laws of this our realm of England, considering the nature and constitution of the place and people there...
Page 590 - No man shall be deprived of his liberty or property but by the judgment of his peers or the law of the land...
Page 242 - ... ambassador or other public minister of any foreign prince or state, authorized and received as such by the president of the United States...
Page 602 - ... shall be further authenticated by the clerk or prothonotary of the said court, who shall certify, under his hand and the seal of his office, that the said presiding justice is duly commissioned and qualified; or if...
Page 627 - GT and the heirs of his body lawfully begotten; and in default of such issue, to the use of the heirs of the said Jane for ever.
Page 134 - ... nor shall any district, or circuit court, have cognizance of any suit to recover the contents of any promissory note, or other chose in action, in favor of an assignee, unless a suit might have been prosecuted in such court to recover the said contents if no assignment had been made, except in cases of foreign bills of exchange.

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