United States Supreme Court Reports, Volumen11
Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, 1911
First series, books 1-43, includes "Notes on U.S. reports" by Walter Malins Rose.
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Página 375 - States are plaintiffs, or petitioners; or an alien is a party, or the suit is between a citizen of the state where the suit is brought, and a citizen of another state.
Página 375 - ... It is, we think, a sound principle, that when a government becomes a partner in any trading company, it divests itself, so far as concerns the transactions of that company, of its sovereign character, and takes that of a private citizen. Instead of communicating to the company its privileges and its prerogatives, it descends to a level with those with whom it associates itself, and takes the character which belongs to its associates, and to the business which is to be transacted.
Página 235 - This cause came on to be heard on the transcript of the record from the Circuit Court of the United States for the District of Maryland, and was argued by counsel. On consideration whereof, it is now here ordered, adjudged, and decreed by this Court, that the...
Página 99 - Nothing can call forth this court into activity but conscience, good faith, and reasonable diligence. Where these are wanting, the court is passive, and does nothing.
Página 97 - York, and was argued by counsel; on consideration whereof, it is now here ordered and adjudged by this court, that the judgment of the said Circuit Court in this cause be, and the same is hereby reversed, with costs...
Página 150 - ... certified to this court for its opinion, agreeably to the act of Congress in such case made and provided, and was argued by counsel, on consideration whereof it is the opinion of this court: ^ These answers must accordingly be certified by the circuit court. 1. That it is not necessary that the jury should believe or find that the Bolivar, when she left Baltimore, and when she arrived at St.
Página 365 - The question of jurisdiction depending upon the character and residence of parties, came again into discussion in the case of The Bank of the United States v. The Planters...
Página 259 - Tinnin for the sum of $4,492.54, with interest thereon at the rate of eight per cent, per annum...