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Page 353 - WE, THE PEOPLE of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, ensure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America," meant just what it said without reference to color or condition, ad infinitum.
Page 347 - The subjects of every state ought to contribute towards the support of the government, as nearly as possible, in proportion to their respective abilities; that is, in proportion to the revenue which they respectively enjoy under the protection of the state.
Page 493 - Shall and Will Warrant and forever Defend by these presents. IN WITNESS WHEREOF the said parties to these presents have interchangeably set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.
Page 162 - The principle of equity that where one of two innocent persons must suffer by the act of a third, he who has enabled such third person to cause the loss must bear it, is entirely too broad in its scope to be invoked in this character of action.
Page 199 - That no man shall be taken or imprisoned, or disseized of his freehold, liberties or privileges, or outlawed or exiled, or in any manner destroyed, or deprived of his life, liberty, or property, but by the judgment of his peers, or the law of the land.
Page 135 - CD, administrator of all and singular, the goods and chattels, rights and credits, which were of the said A. B. at the time of his death, with full power and authority to secure and dispose of said property according to law, and collect all moneys due said deceased, and in general to do and perform all other acts and things which are or hereafter may be required of him by law.
Page 358 - The last class of contracts, implied by reason and construction of law, arises upon this supposition, that every one who undertakes any office, employment, trust or duty, contracts with those who employ or entrust him, to perform it with integrity, diligence, and skill. And, if by his want of either of those qualities any injury accrues to individuals, they have therefore their remedy in damages by a special action on the case.
Page 493 - Now know ye, that the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, in consideration...
Page 150 - September, shall take, directly or indirectly, for loan of any monies, wares, merchandizes, or other commodities whatsoever, above the value of six pounds, for the forbearance of one hundred pounds for one year; and so after that rate, for a greater or lesser sum, or for a longer or shorter time.