United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court, Volume 7
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Page 79 - States shall be first satisfied, and the priority hereby established shall extend as well to cases in which a debtor, not having sufficient property to pay all his debts, makes a voluntary assignment thereof, or in which the estate and effects of an absconding, concealed, or absent debtor are attached by process of law, as to cases in which an act of bankruptcy is committed.
Page 449 - It is agreed that creditors on either side, shall meet with no lawful impediment to the recovery of the full value in sterling money, of all bona fide debts heretofore contracted.
Page 443 - 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 326 - That the Vice President of the United States; the officers judicial and executive of the government of the United States...
Page 265 - The court understands these expressions to mean, that each distinct interest should be represented by persons, all of whom are entitled to sue, or may be sued, in the federal courts. That is, that where the interest is joint, each of the persons concerned in that interest must be competent to sue, or liable to be sued, in those courts.
Page 106 - It is agreed that British subjects who now hold lands in the territories of the United States, and American citizens who now hold lands in the dominions of his Majesty, shall continue to hold them according to the nature and tenure of their respective estates and titles therein ; and may grant, sell, or devise the same to whom they please, in like manner as if they were natives ; and that neither they nor their heirs or assigns shall, so far as may respect the said lands and the legal remedies incident...
Page 267 - 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 77 - ... subject to the same rules, regulations and restrictions as are prescribed in law in case of writs of error...
Page 169 - States, by writ of error or appeal, which shall be prosecuted in the same manner, under the same regulations, and the same proceedings shall be had therein, as is or shall be provided in the case of writs of error on judgments, or appeals upon orders or decrees, rendered in the Circuit Court of the United States.