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Page 342 - ... the practice, pleadings, and forms and modes of proceeding existing at the time, in like causes, in the courts of record of the state within which such circuit or district courts are held, any rule of court to the contrary notwithstanding.
Page 275 - That as soon as said assignee is appointed and qualified, the judge, or, where there is no opposing 'interest, the register, shall, by an instrument under his hand, assign and convey to the assignee all the estate, real and personal, of the bankrupt, with all his d^eeds, books, and papers relating thereto...
Page 179 - Court was reversed, and the case remanded with directions to enter a decree in conformity with the opinion of the Supreme Court.
Page 449 - ... by law from the payment of such cost, there shall first be paid into the Treasury of the United States the cost of surveying, selecting, and conveying the same by the said company or persons in interest.
Page 527 - ... a public highway, for the use of the government of the United States, free from toll or other charge upon the transportation of any property or troops of the United States.
Page 121 - ... in every case, before the evidence is left to the jury, there is a preliminary question for the judge, not whether there is literally no evidence, but whether there is any upon which a jury can properly proceed to find a verdict for the party producing it, upon whom the onus of proof is imposed.
Page 559 - SEC. 10. The State may continue to collect all specific taxes accruing to the treasury under existing laws. The Legislature may provide for the collection of specific taxes, from banking, railroad, plank-road, and other corporations hereafter created.
Page 627 - Creditors' rights not to be impaired. The rights of all creditors of, and all liens upon the property of, either of such corporations, parties to such agreement and act, shall be preserved unimpaired, and the respective corporations shall be deemed to continue in existence to preserve the same, and all debts and liabilities incurred by either of such corporations shall thenceforth attach to such new corporation, and be enforced against it and its property to the same extent as if incurred or contracted...
Page 20 - December, 1840, which is in substance one of the prayers refused by the court, viz. : "if plaintiffs paid the amount of said prize, under the belief that said ticket had been fairly drawn, the plaintiffs cannot recover.