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action alleged amount answer appeal application Argument authority bank bill bonds brought cause child Circuit Court citizens claim Clark complainant Congress Constitution contract corporation counsel decided decision decree defendant delivered direct dismissed District duty effect equity error evidence exceptions execution exercise existence fact Federal filed follows give given Granges grant ground held intention interest issue judge judgment jurisdiction jury Justice land levy limited marriage matter ment mortgage named nature necessary never objection Opinion original Orleans owner paid parties passed persons plaintiff possession present proceedings proof proper purchaser question reason received record reference relator remained rendered respect rule securities sold Statement statute suit Supreme Court taken term tion trust United vessel writ
Page 188 - States authorizes the supreme court " to issue writs of mandamus, in cases warranted by the principles and usages of law, to any courts appointed, or persons holding office, under the authority of the United States.
Page 46 - That the power to tax involves the power to destroy ; that the power to destroy may defeat and render useless the power to create ; that there is a plain repugnance in conferring on one government a power to control the constitutional measures of another, which other, with respect to those very measures, is declared to be supreme over that which exerts the control, are propositions not to be denied.
Page 289 - The circuit courts of the United States shall have original cognizance, concurrent with the courts of the several States, of all suits of a civil nature at common law or in equity, where the matter in dispute exceeds, exclusive of costs, the sum or value of five hundred dollars, and arising under the Constitution or laws of the United States...
Page 319 - And that either of the justices of the Supreme Court, as well as judges of the District Courts, shall have power to grant writs of habeas corpus, for the purpose of an inquiry into the cause of commitment.
Page 46 - ... That the power to tax involves the power to destroy; that ; the power to destroy may defeat and render useless the power to create; that there is a plain repugnance in conferring on one government a power to control the constitutional measures of another, which other, with respect to those very means, is declared to be supreme over that which exerts the control, are propositions not to be denied.
Page 75 - The judicial power shall extend to all cases in law and equity arising under the constitution, the laws of the United States, and treaties made, or which shall be made, under their authority...
Page 135 - The distinction between actions at law and suits in equity, and the forms of all such actions and suits, heretofore existing, are abolished...
Page 154 - Esq., one of the masters of this court, bearing date , and was argued by counsel, and thereupon, upon consideration thereof, it is ordered, adjudged and decreed as follows.
Page 415 - ... in trust for the several use and benefit of the occupants thereof, according to their respective interests...
Page 45 - That the power of taxing it by the states may be exercised so as to destroy it, is too obvious to be denied. But taxation is said to be an absolute power, which acknowledges no other limits than those expressly prescribed in the Constitution, and like sovereign power of every other description, is trusted to the discretion of those who use it.