United States Circuit Courts of Appeals Reports: With Key-number Annotations ... V. 1-171 [1891-1919].

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Page 662 - The practice, pleadings, and forms and modes of proceeding in civil causes, other than equity and admiralty causes, in the Circuit and District Courts, shall conform, as near as may be, to the practice, pleadings, and forms and modes of proceeding existing at the time in like causes in the courts of record of the State within which such Circuit or District Courts are held, any rule of court to the contrary notwithstanding.
Page 284 - ... a person shall be deemed insolvent within the provisions of this act whenever the aggregate of his property, exclusive of any property which he may have conveyed, transferred, concealed, or removed, or permitted to be concealed or removed, with intent to defraud, hinder or delay his creditors, shall not, at a fair valuation, be sufficient in amount to pay his debts.
Page 11 - States, and the decision is in favor of their validity; or where any title, right, privilege, or immunity is claimed under the constitution, or any treaty or statute of, or commission held or authority exercised under, the United States, and the decision is against the title, right, privilege, or immunity specially set up or claimed, by either party, under such constitution, treaty, statute, commission, or authority — may be re-examined and reversed or affirmed in the supreme court upon a writ...
Page 657 - 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 621 - States have full title, not reserved, sold, granted, or otherwise appropriated, and free from preemption, or other claims or rights, at the time the line of said road is definitely fixed, and a plat thereof filed in the office of the Commissioner of the General Land Office...
Page 476 - Now if there be no lawful cause to obstruct the said marriage then the above obligation to be void, else to remain in full force and virtue.
Page 657 - States no witness shall be excluder! in any action on account of color, or In any civil action because he Is a party to or Interested in the issue tried: provided, that In actions by or against executors, administrators, or guardians. In which judgment may be rendered for or against them, neither party shall be allowed to testify against the other, as to any transaction with, or statement by. the testator, intestate, or ward, unless called to testify thereto by the opposite party, or required to...
Page 657 - Statutes, which provides that "in the courts of the United States no witness shall be excluded in any action on account of color, or in any civil action because he is a party to or interested in the issue tried...
Page 401 - Upon the authority of these cases, and of others which are to be found in the books, as well as upon general principles, this court is of opinion that, in a case of fraud, of trust, or of contract, the jurisdiction of a court of chancery is sustainable wherever the person be found, although lands not within the jurisdiction of that court may be affected by the decree.
Page 4 - Insolvent, he has procured or suffered a Judgment to be entered against himself In favor of any person, or made a transfer of any of his property, and the effect of the enforcement of such Judgment or transfer "will be to enable any one of his creditors to obtain a greater percentage of his debt than any other of such creditors of the same class...

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