Reports of Cases Determined in the Circuit Court of the United States for the First Circuit, from April Term, 1858, to [May Term, 1878] ... by Hon. Nathan Clifford ... William Henry Clifford ... Reporter ...

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Page 319 - that the laws of the several States, except where the Constitution, treaties, or statutes of the United States shall otherwise require or provide, shall be regarded as rules of decision in trials at common law in the courts of the United States, in cases where they apply.
Page 129 - All of the said courts shall have power to grant new trials, in cases where there has been a trial by jury, for reasons for which new trials have usually been granted in the courts of law.
Page 420 - A civil war is never solemnly declared ; it becomes such by its accidents — the number, power, and organization of the persons who originate and carry it on. When the party in rebellion occupy and hold in a hostile manner a certain portion of territory ; have declared their independence ; have cast off...
Page 337 - No officer in any branch of the public service, or any other person whose salary, pay, or emoluments are fixed by law or regulations, shall receive any additional pay, extra allowance, or compensation, in any form whatever...
Page 158 - The distinction is very clear, where mutual covenants go to the whole of the consideration on both sides, they are mutual conditions, the one precedent to the other. But where they go only to a part, where a breach may be paid for in damages, there the Defendant has a remedy on his covenant, and shall not plead it as a condition precedent.
Page 103 - ... necessary for the exercise of their respective jurisdictions, and ^agreeable to the principles and usages of law. 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 684 - The writ of habeas corpus shall in no case extend to a prisoner in jail, unless where he is in custody under or by color of the authority of the United States...
Page 394 - ... arrests, restraints, and detainments of all kings, princes, and people, of what nation, condition, or quality soever, barratry of the master and mariners, and of all other perils, losses, and misfortunes, that have or shall come to the hurt, detriment, or damage of the said goods and merchandises, and ship, &c, or any part thereof.
Page 11 - In witness whereof the master or purser of the said vessel hath affirmed to four bills of lading, all of this tenor and date ; one of which being accomplished the others to stand void.
Page 10 - Ship called the whereof is Master for this present Voyage and now riding at Anchor in the and bound for to say being marked and numbered as in the Margin, and are to be delivered in the like good order and well conditioned at the aforesaid Port...

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