Reports of Cases Determined in the Constitutional Court of South Carolina, Volume 2

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Page 59 - 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 349 - ... bombardiers, one drummer and one fifer ; the officers to be armed with a sword or hanger, a fusee, bayonet and belt, with a...
Page 199 - a factor, dealing for a principal, but concealing that principal, delivers goods in his own name, the person contracting with him has a right to consider him to all intents and purposes as the principal ; and, though the real principal may appear and bring an action upon that contract against the purchaser of the goods, yet that purchaser may set off any claim he may have against the factor in answer to the demand of the principal. This has been long settled.
Page 253 - ... of and in the like estates as they have in the use, trust or confidence : and that the estate of the person so seised to uses shall be deemed to be in him or them that have the use, in such quality, manner, form and condition, as they had before in the use.
Page 522 - ... or secured thereby, and remaining unsatisfied ; and such offender shall suffer such punishment as he or she should or might have done, if he or she had stolen other goods of the like value with the monies due on such orders, tallies, bonds, bills, warrants, debentures, or notes respectively, or secured thereby, and remaining unsatisfied ; any law to the contrary thereof in any wise used notwithstanding.
Page 255 - Where a copyhold which had been surrendered to the use of a will was devised to A. and his heirs, in trust for B. and his heirs, upon the death of B.
Page 180 - ... that all bonds, contracts, and assurances whatsoever, made after the time aforesaid, for payment of any principal, or money to be lent or covenanted to be performed upon or for any usury, whereupon or whereby there shall be reserved or taken above the rate of five pounds in the hundred, as aforesaid, shall be utterly void...
Page 60 - This method of collecting taxes is as well established by custom and usage as any principle of the common law. A similar practice prevailed in all the Colonies from the first dawn of their existence. It has been continued by all the States since their independence, and had existed in England from time immemorial. Indeed, it is necessary to the existence of every government, and is based upon the principle of self-preservation...
Page 396 - ... shall give his vote for election of members to serve in Parliament, such person shall lose and forfeit one full year's value of his real estate, and one full third part of his personal estate ; one moiety thereof to the Lord Protector, and the other moiety to him or them who shall sue for the same.
Page 62 - What is a Constitution? It is the form of government, delineated by the mighty hand of the people, in which certain first principles of fundamental laws are established. The constitution is certain and fixed ; it contains the permanent will of the people, and is the supreme law of the land ; it is paramount to the power of the Legislature, and can be revoked or altered only by the authority that made it.

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