The Federal Reporter, Volume 78
West Publishing Company, 1897 - Law reports, digests, etc
Includes cases argued and determined in the District Courts of the United States and, Mar./May 1880-Oct./Nov. 1912, the Circuit Courts of the United States; Sept./Dec. 1891-Sept./Nov. 1924, the Circuit Courts of Appeals of the United States; Aug./Oct. 1911-Jan./Feb. 1914, the Commerce Court of the United States; Sept./Oct. 1919-Sept./Nov. 1924, the Court of Appeals of the District of Columbia.
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Page 103 - ... after the allowance of such a claim, the ascertainment of the amount due, and the issuing of a warrant for the payment thereof.
Page 412 - America, to him in hand paid by the said party of the second part, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, doth by these presents grant, bargain, sell, and convey unto the said party of the second part, and to his heirs and assigns forever, all that, etc.
Page xliv - This brief shall contain, in order here stated:* (1) A concise abstract or statement of the case, presenting succinctly the questions involved, in the manner in which they are raised. . . (2) A specification of the errors relied upon,f which, in cases brought up by writ of error, shall set out separately and particularly each error asserted and intended to be urged...
Page cv - Court, that original papers of any kind should be inspected in this court upon writ of error or appeal, such presiding judge may make such rule or order for the safe-keeping, transporting and return of such original papers as to him may seem proper; and this court will receive and consider such original papers in connection with the transcript of the proceedings.
Page 414 - The doctrine may be stated in its most general form, that every express executory agreement in writing, whereby the contracting party sufficiently indicates an intention to make some particular property, real or personal, or fund, therein described or identified, a security for a debt or other obligation, or whereby the party promises to convey or assign or transfer the property as security, creates an equitable lien upon the property so indicated...
Page 695 - ... such property, without the previous leave of the court in which such receiver or manager was appointed ; but such suit shall be subject to the general equity jurisdiction of the court in which such receiver or manager was appointed, so far as the same shall be necessary to the ends of justice.
Page 675 - If the directors of any national banking association shall knowingly violate, or knowingly permit any of the officers, agents, or servants of the association to violate any of the provisions of this title, all the rights, privileges and franchises of the association shall be thereby forfeited.
Page 36 - Forfeitures are not favored in the law;" and "courts are always prompt to seize hold of any circumstances that indicate an election to waive a forfeiture, or an agreement to do so on which the party has relied and acted.