Cases Argued and Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Texas: 1873, Volume 38

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Hutchings Print. House (etc.), 1874 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 680 - ... if the assured shall have, or shall hereafter make, any other insurance on the property hereby insured, or any part thereof, without the consent of the company written hereon...
Page 469 - The common law of England is not to be taken in all respects to be that of America. Our ancestors brought with them its general principles, and claimed it as their birthright ; but they brought with them and adopted only that portion which was applicable to their situation.
Page 400 - They are rules of property on which the repose of the country depends; titles acquired under the proceedings of courts of competent jurisdiction must be deemed inviolable in collateral action, or none can know what is his own; and there are no judicial sales around which greater sanctity ought to be placed than those made of the estates of decedents, by order of those courts to whom the laws of the states confide full jurisdiction over the subjects.
Page 572 - States, then and in such case it may and shall be lawful for the President, by proclamation, to declare that the inhabitants of such State, or any section or part thereof, where such insurrection exists, are in a state of insurrection against the United States ; and thereupon...
Page 388 - They bore, indeed, this character upon their face,. for they were made payable only "after the ratification of a treaty of peace between the Confederate States and the United States of America.
Page 546 - In order that the system of penal law in force in this state may be complete within itself, and that no system of foreign laws, written or unwritten, may be appealed to, it is declared that no person shall be punished for any act or omission, unless the same is made a penal offense, and a penalty is affixed thereto by the written law of this state.
Page 552 - Every law enacted by the Legislature shall embrace but one object, and that shall be expressed in the title...
Page 486 - adequate cause' is meant such as would commonly produce a degree of anger, rage, resentment, or terror in a person of ordinary temper sufficient to render the mind Incapable of cool reflection.
Page 274 - The principle is that where one party has by his representations or his conduct induced the other party to a transaction to give him an advantage which it would be against equity and good conscience for him to assert, he would not in a court of justice be permitted to avail himself of that advantage.
Page 351 - In the presence of the court or so near thereto as to interfere directly with the administration of justice...

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