Reports of Cases Determined in the Circuit Court of the United States for the First Circuit, from April Term, 1858, to [May Term, 1878] ... by Hon. Nathan Clifford ... William Henry Clifford ... Reporter ...

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Page 143 - 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.
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