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

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Page 221 - Debts of the bankrupt may be proved and allowed against his estate which are (1) a fixed liability, as evidenced by a judgment or an instrument in writing, absolutely owing at the time of the filing of the petition against him, whether then payable or not...
Page 571 - They bore, indeed, this character upon their face,. for they were made payable only "after the ratification of a treaty of peace between the Confederate States and the United States of America.
Page 366 - This company shall not be liable for loss caused directly or indirectly by invasion, insurrection, riot, civil war or commotion, or military or usurped power, or by order of any civil authority ; or by theft ; or by neglect of the insured to use all reasonable means to save and preserve the property at and after a fire, or when the property is endangered by fire in neighboring premises...
Page 107 - The grant of a free passage, therefore, implies a waiver of all jurisdiction over the troops, during their passage, and permits the foreign general to use that discipline, and to inflict those punishments which the government of his army may require.
Page 674 - ... the usual penal bond, with good and sufficient sureties, with the additional obligation that such contractor or contractors shall promptly make payments to all persons supplying him or them with labor and materials in the prosecution of the work provided for in such contract...
Page 36 - If two or more persons conspire either to commit any offense against the United States or to defraud the United States In any manner or for any purpose, and one or more of such parties do any act to effect the object of the conspiracy, all the parties to such conspiracy shall be liable to a penalty of not more than ten thousand dollars, or to Imprisonment for not more than two years or to both fine and Imprisonment In the discretion of the court" Section 5445 of the Revised Statutes of the United...
Page 496 - The true rule is that what is the proximate cause of an injury Is ordinarily a question for the Jury. It is not a question of science or of legal knowledge. It is to be determined as a fact, in view of the circumstances of fact attending It.
Page 66 - In suits brought for the infringement of letters patent the district courts of the United States shall have jurisdiction, in law or in equity, in the district of which the defendant is an inhabitant, or in any district in which the defendant, whether a person, partnership, or corporation, shall have committed acts of infringement and have a regular and established place of business.
Page 415 - Unless required by or under the authority of law to employ that particular agent, a principal is responsible to third persons for the negligence of his agent in the transaction of the business of the agency, including wrongful acts committed by such agent in and as a part of the transaction of such business, and for his willful omission to fulfill the obligations of the principal.
Page 38 - No indictment found and presented by a grand jury in any district or other court of the United States shall be deemed insufficient, nor shall the trial, judgment, or other proceeding thereon be affected by reason of any defect or imperfection in matter of form only, which shall not tend to the prejudice of the defendant...

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