American Leading Cases: Being Select Decisions of American Courts, in Several Departments of Law; with Special Reference to Mercantile Law, Volume 1

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Page 872 - And to remove all doubts concerning the meaning of the word " inhabitant," in this Constitution, every person shall be considered as an inhabitant, for the purpose of electing and being elected into any office or place within this State, in that town, district or plantation where he dwelleth or hath his home...
Page 435 - ... office of discount and deposit of the! bank of the United States within that state, to*be collected, in case of refusal?
Page 616 - ... interest to the creditor at a rate not exceeding the current rate of interest from the time when such debts or sums certain were payable, if such debts or sums be payable by virtue of some written instrument at a certain time, or, if payable otherwise, then from the time when demand of payment shall have been made in writing, so as such demand shall give notice to the debtor that interest will be claimed from the date of such demand until the term of payment: Provided that interest shall be payable...
Page 415 - that the laws of the several States, except where the Constitution, treaties, or statutes of the United States shall 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.
Page 264 - Probable cause" has been defined as a reasonable ground of suspicion supported by circumstances sufficiently strong in themselves to warrant a cautious man in the belief that the person accused is guilty of the offense with which he is charged.
Page 718 - That an act done for another, by a person, not assuming to act for himself, but for such other person, though without any precedent authority whatever, becomes the act of the principal, if subsequently ratified by him, is the known and well established rule of law.
Page 192 - Malice in common acceptation means ill will against a person, but in its legal sense it means a wrongful act, done intentionally, without just cause or excuse.
Page 431 - Smith, cashier of the office of discount and deposit of the Bank of the United States at Washington, to be paid in liquidation of a balance due from the said Mechanics...
Page 357 - The rule for casting interest when partial payments have been made is to apply the payment in the first place to the discharge of the interest then due.
Page 743 - Bedford assizes, a verdict was found for the plaintiffs, subject to the opinion of the Court on the following case. The plaintiffs are the parish officers of Toddington, and the defendants are the parish officers of Milton Bryant.

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