The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and Authority Subsequent to Those Contained in the "American Decisions" [1760-1869] and the "American Reports" [1869-1887] Decided in the Courts of Last Resort of the Several States [1886-1911], Volume 25
Abraham Clark Freeman
Bancroft-Whitney Company, 1892 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 854 - The property which every man has in his own labor, as it is the original foundation of all other property, so it is the most sacred and inviolable.
Page 917 - Will in solemn form of law, shall continue to possess the same rights and privileges, and be subject to the same liabilities with respect to costs, as heretofore...
Page 246 - The right to divert the unappropriated waters of any natural stream to beneficial uses shall never be denied. Priority of appropriation shall give the better right as between those using the water for the same purpose; but when the waters of any natural stream are not sufficient for the service of all those desiring the use of the same, those using the water for domestic purposes shall have the preference over those claiming for any other purpose, and those using the water for agricultural purposes...
Page 103 - We do not see how a better test can be applied to the question whether the agreement is reasonable or not than by considering whether the restraint is such only as to afford a fair protection to the interests of the party in favor of whom it is given, and not so large as to interfere with the interests of the public.
Page 874 - Amendment that no state shall deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws was not intended to prevent a state from adjusting its system of taxation in all proper and reasonable ways.
Page 104 - The parties to a contract may agree therein upon an amount which shall be presumed to be the amount of damage sustained by a breach thereof, when, from the nature of the case, it would be impracticable or extremely difficult to fix the actual damage.
Page 1000 - A communication made bona fide upon any subject-matter In which the party communicating has an interest, or in reference to which he has a duty, is privileged if made to a person having a corresponding interest or duty, although it contain criminatory matter, which, without this privilege, would be slanderous and actionable...
Page 604 - And as to my worldly estate and all the property, real personal, or mixed, of which I shall die seized and possessed, or to which I shall be entitled at the time of my decease...