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Page 227 - States shall be a party ; to controversies between two or more States, between a State and the citizens of another State, between citizens of different States, between citizens of the same State claiming lands under grants of different States, and between a State, or the citizens thereof, and foreign States, citizens or subjects.
Page 225 - States, or where an authority is granted to the Union with which a similar authority in the States would be utterly incompatible. Though these principles may not apply with the same force to the judiciary as to the legislative power, yet I am inclined to think that they are, in the main, just with respect to the former as well as the latter. And under this impression I shall lay it down as a rule that the State courts will retain the jurisdiction they now have unless it appears to be taken away in...
Page 233 - God, contrary to the act of assembly in such case made and provided, and against the peace, government, and dignity of the state.
Page 214 - And all the rest and residue of the " said goods, chattels, and credits which shall be found
Page 220 - To promote the progress of science and useful arts, by securing, for limited times, to authors and inventors the exclusive rights to their respective writings and discoveries; 9 To constitute tribunals inferior to the Supreme Court; 10.
Page 382 - God and as touching such worldly estate wherewith it has pleased God to bless me with in this life I give devise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form — First.
Page 187 - And I do hereby bind myself, my heirs, executors, and administrators, to warrant and forever defend...
Page 174 - ... directed to the judge, and parties of a suit in any inferior court, commanding them to cease from the prosecution thereof, upon a suggestion that either the cause originally, or some collateral matter arising therein, does not belong to that jurisdiction, but to the cognizance of some other court.