Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit Court of the United States for the Second Circuit, Volume 24

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Page 443 - ... then this obligation to be void and of no effect, otherwise to be and remain in full force and virtue.
Page 557 - Persons holding stock as executors, administrators, guardians, or trustees, shall not be personally subject to any liabilities as stockholders; but the estates and funds in their hands shall be liable in like manner and to the same extent as the testator, intestate, ward, or person interested in such trust- funds would be, if living and competent to act and hold the stock in his own name.
Page 461 - Treasury, in the performance of his official duty, and the court certifies that there was probable cause for the act done by the collector or other officer, or that he acted under the directions of the Secretary of the Treasury, or other proper officer of the Government...
Page 389 - The general rule is that the validity of a contract is to be determined by the law of the State in which it is made...
Page 33 - York, have invented a new and useful improvement in machines for soldering cancaps ; and I do hereby declare that the following is a full, clear, and exact description thereof, which will enable others skilled in the art to make and use the same...
Page 467 - ... the debts due to the United States shall be first satisfied, and the priority hereby established shall extend as well to cases in which a debtor, not having sufficient property to pay all his debts, makes a voluntary assignment thereof, or in which the estate and effects of an absconding, concealed, or absent debtor are attached by process of law, as to cases in which an act of bankruptcy is committed.
Page 116 - ... shall pass on the port side of each other. But if the courses of such vessels are so far on the starboard of each other as not to be considered as meeting head and head...
Page 90 - Where the variance Is not material, as provided in the last section, the Court may direct the fact to be found according to the evidence, or may order an immediate amendment, without costs.
Page 411 - But a mere carrying forward or new or more extended application of the original thought, a change only in form, proportions or degree, the substitution of equivalents, doing substantially the same thing in the same way, by substantially the same means, Opinion of the Court. with better results, is not such invention as will sustain a patent.
Page 255 - ... upon such evidence of criminality as, according to the laws of the place where the fugitive or person so charged shall be found, would justify his apprehension and commitment for trial, if the crime or offense had there been committed...

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