Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States, Volume 8

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Published for John Conrad and Company, 1850 - Law reports, digests, etc

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Page 142 - In witness whereof I have hereto set my hand and seal this nineteenth day of June in the year of grace eighteen hundred and ninety-one.
Page 122 - In expounding a statute, we must not be guided by a single sentence or member of a sentence, but look to the provisions of the whole law, and to its object and policy.
Page 3 - In the exercise of this power, congress has passed "an act for enrolling and licensing ships or vessels to be employed in the coasting trade, and fisheries, and for regulating the same.
Page 53 - The remedies in the Courts of the United States are, at common law or in equity, not according to the practice of State Courts, but according to the principles of common law and equity, as distinguished and defined in that country from which we derive our knowledge of these principles.
Page 78 - I affirm that (with the sole exception of duties on imports and exports) they would, under the plan of the Convention, retain that authority in the most absolute and unqualified sense; and that an attempt on the part of the national government to abridge them in the exercise of it would be a violent assumption of power, unwarranted by any article or clause of its Constitution.
Page 235 - On consideration whereof, It is now here ordered and adjudged by this court, that the judgment McNutt v. Bland et al. of the said Circuit Court in this cause be, and the same is hereby reversed, with costs...
Page 82 - The taxing power of a State is one of its attributes of sovereignty. And where there has been no compact with the Federal government, or cession of jurisdiction for the purposes specified in the Constitution, this power reaches all the property and business within the State...
Page 428 - This cause came on to be heard on the transcript of the record from the Circuit Court of the United States for the District of Maryland, and was argued by counsel. On consideration whereof, it is now here ordered, adjudged, and decreed by this Court, that the...
Page 231 - FIELD delivered the opinion of the court. This case comes before us on a writ of error to the Supreme Court of Missouri, and involves a consideration of the test oath imposed by the constitution of that State.
Page 251 - THIS case was brought up by writ of error, from the Circuit Court of the United States for the district of Missouri. It was an action of trespass vi et armis instituted in the Circuit Court by Scott against Sanford.

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