Reports of Cases Determined by the Supreme Court of the State of Missouri, Volume 258

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Page 647 - Municipal law, thus understood, is properly defined to be a 'rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power in a state, commanding what is right and prohibiting what is wrong.
Page 312 - Every person violating any of the provisions of this section shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of not less than...
Page 613 - Fraud, indeed, in the sense of a court of equity properly includes all acts, omissions and concealments which involve a breach of legal or equitable duty, trust, or confidence, justly reposed, and are injurious to another, or by which an undue and unconscientious advantage is taken of another.
Page 358 - ... as great a weight of iron as he could bear, and more; that he have no sustenance, save only, on the first day, three morsels of the worst bread, and, on the second day, three draughts of standing water, that should be nearest to the prison door ; and in this situation this should be alternately his diet till he died, or (as anciently the Judgment ran) till he answered.
Page 166 - Seventy-Six years, and being of sound mind and memory, do hereby make, publish and declare this my Last Will and Testament...
Page 129 - June [1677] all declarations or creations of trusts or confidences of any lands, tenements, or hereditaments, shall be manifested and proved by some writing signed by the party who is by law enabled to declare such trust, or by his last will in writing, or else they shall be utterly void and of none effect.
Page 166 - In witness whereof, the said party of the first part has hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year first above written.
Page 165 - York of the second part witnesseth that the said party of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred and seventy seven dollars money of account of the United States to him in hand paid by the said party of the second part...
Page 21 - In all criminal prosecutions the accused shall have the right to appear and defend, in person and by counsel ; to demand the nature and cause of the accusation, and to have a copy thereof; to meet the witnesses face to face, and to have process to compel the attendance of witnesses in his behalf, and a speedy public trial by an impartial jury of the county or district in which the offense is alleged to have been committed.
Page 555 - ... for delegates to non-political judicial convention" the name or names of such proposed delegate or delegates to be voted upon and the persons receiving the highest number of votes at such election shall be elected in this order according to the number of votes received as such delegates.

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