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Act of Congress action affirmed agent alleged Allen amount appears appellee applied assignee authority Bank bankruptcy bills of lading Boissevain bonds cause cent charge Circuit Court claim Cleona collision complainant construction contract corporation court of equity creditors damages debt decided decision declaration decree defendant in error delivered the opinion demurrer district court drafts duty entitled equity evidence fact filed Florida Central Railroad fraud Government interest invention issued judge judgment jurisdiction jury Justice land liable libel lien machine ment Messrs mortgage motion notes officer owner paid parties payment person petition plaintiff in error port proceedings purchase purpose question R. R. Co Railroad Company received record recover rendered rule schooner Smith Stat statute steamer suit Supreme Court tion trust United valid vessel Wall Wend Wheat writ of error
Page 51 - Every steamship, when approaching another ship so as to involve risk of collision, shall slacken her speed, or if necessary stop and reverse ; and every steamship shall, when in a fog, go at a moderate speed.
Page 72 - It is a rule in law when the ancestor by any gift cr conveyance takes an estate of freehold, and in the same gift or conveyance an estate is limited, either mediately or immediately to his heirs in fee or in tail, that always in such cases 'the heirs' are words of limitation of the estate, and not words of purchase.
Page 43 - ... on the enumerated article which it most resembles in any of the particulars before mentioned ; and if any non-enumerated article equally resembles two or more enumerated articles on which different rates of duty are chargeable there shall be levied...
Page 225 - And the better to accomplish the object of this act, namely, to promote the public interest and welfare by the construction of said railroad and telegraph line, and keeping the same in working order, and to secure to the government at all times (but particularly in time of war) the use and benefits of the same for postal, military and other purposes, Congress may, at any time, having due regard for the rights of said companies named herein, add to, alter, amend, or repeal this act.
Page 224 - ... and on the refusal or failure of said company to redeem said bonds, or any part of them, when required so to do by the Secretary of the Treasury...
Page 152 - That a final judgment or decree in any suit, in the highest court of law or equity of a State in which a decision in the suit could be had...
Page 194 - The taking, receiving, reserving or charging a rate of interest greater than is allowed by the preceding section, when knowingly done, shall be deemed a forfeiture of the entire interest which the note, bill or other evidence of debt carries •with it, or which has been agreed to be paid thereon.
Page 44 - ... if any nonenumerated article equally resembles two or more enumerated articles on which different rates of duty are chargeable, there shall be levied on such nonenumerated article the same rate of duty as is chargeable on the article which it resembles paying the highest rate of duty...
Page 112 - The laws of the several States, except where the Constitution, treaties, or statutes of the United States 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.