Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Louisiana ..., Volume 6

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Page 179 - that if any person shall knowingly and willfully obstruct or retard the passage of the mail, or of any driver or carrier, or of any horse or carriage carrying the same, he shall, upon conviction, for every such offense pay a fine not exceeding one hundred dollars.
Page 186 - God, for this present voyage, or whosoever else shall go for master in the said ship, or by whatsoever other name or names the said ship, or the master thereof, is or shall be named or called...
Page 176 - The result is a conviction that the States have no power, by taxation or otherwise, to retard, impede, burden, or in any manner control, the operations of the constitutional laws enacted by Congress to carry into execution the powers vested in the general government.
Page 186 - And it shall and may be lawful for the said vessel in her voyage, to proceed and sail to, touch and stay at, any ports or places, if thereunto obliged by stress of weather or other unavoidable accident, without prejudice to this insurance.
Page 622 - I conceive that as the creditor is entitled to the benefit of all the securities the principal debtor has given to his surety, the surety has full as good an equity to the benefit of all the securities the principal gives to the creditor.
Page 538 - Every contract, however, is deemed to have been in fraud of creditors and prejudicial to their rights "when the obligee knew that the obligor was in insolvent circumstances, and when such contract gives to the obligee, if he be a creditor, any advantage over other creditors of the obligor.
Page 186 - BEGINNING the adventure upon the said goods and merchandises from and immediately following the loading thereof on board of the said vessel, at as aforesaid, and so shall continue and endure until the said goods and merchandise shall be safely landed at as aforesaid.
Page 134 - ... was held after long debate not to extend to the surgeon, who opened the vein of a person that fell down in the street with a fit. 5. But, lastly, the most universal and effectual way of discovering the true meaning of a law, when the words are dubious is by considering the reason and spirit of it or the cause which moved the legislator to enact it.
Page 154 - Louisiana, (art. 1 907,) where it is declared that, in commutative contracts, where the reciprocal obligations are to be performed at the same time, or the one immediately after the other ; the party who wishes to put the other in default, must, at the time and place expressed in or implied in the agreement, offer, or perform as the contract requires that which on his part was to be performed, or the opposite party will not be legally put in default.
Page 621 - These collateral securities are, in fact, trusts created for the better protection of the debt; and it is the duty of this Court to see that they fulfil the design.

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