Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit Court of the United States, for the First Circuit ...: Containing the Cases Determined in the Districts of New-Hampshire, Massachusetts and Rhode-Island
Wells and Lilly, 1815 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 377 - that the laws of the several States, except where the Constitution, treaties, or statutes of the United States shall otherwise require or provide, shall be regarded as rules of decision in trials at common law in the courts of the United States, in cases where they apply.
Page 248 - THE offence of piracy, by common law, consists in committing those acts of robbery and depredation upon the high seas, which, if committed upon land, would have amounted to felony there ". But, by statute, some other offences are made piracy also: as by statute 11 & 12 W.
Page 300 - ... places every individual of the respective governments, as well as the governments themselves, in a state of hostility...
Page 6 - 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...
Page 432 - ... a written description of his invention, and of the manner of using, or process of compounding the same, in such full, clear, and exact terms, as to distinguish the same from all other things before known, and to enable any person skilled in the art or science of which it is a branch, or with which it is most nearly connected, to make, compound, and use the same.
Page 433 - And in the case of any machine, he shall fully explain the principle, and the several modes in which he has contemplated the application of that principle or character, by which it may be distinguished from other inventions...
Page 180 - ... an act laying an embargo on all ships and vessels in the ports and harbors of the United States...
Page 7 - ... cases of equity, of admiralty and maritime jurisdiction, and of prize or no prize...
Page 36 - ... but the judgment shall remain good and sufficient in law, and may be satisfied out of any estate which may then or at any time afterwards belong to the debtor.
Page 597 - I lay it down as a fundamental proposition, that, strictly speaking, in war all intercourse between the subjects and citizens of the belligerent countries is illegal, unless sanctioned by the authority of the government, or in the exercise of the rights of humanity.