Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Appeals of Maryland, Volume 9

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Fielding Lucas, Jr., Lucas and Deaver, Print., 1840
 

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Página 403 - In order to come within the provision of the constitution of the United States which declares that no state shall pass any law impairing the obligation of contracts...
Página 412 - ... that no freeman ought to be taken or imprisoned or disseized of his freehold, liberties, or -privileges, or outlawed or exiled, or in any manner destroyed, or deprived of his life, liberty, or property, but by the judgment of his peers, or by the law of the land...
Página 397 - A public corporation is one that is created for political purposes, with political powers to be exercised for purposes connected with the public good in the administration of civil government...
Página 123 - Touching the adventures and perils which we the assurers are contented to bear and do take upon us in this voyage...
Página 123 - Baltimore aforesaid ; 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.
Página 401 - Public corporations are to be governed according to the laws of the land, and the government has the sole right, as trustee of the public interest, to inspect, regulate, control, and direct the corporation, its funds and franchises.
Página 410 - That the legislative, executive, and judicial powers of government ought to be forever separate and distinct from each other, and no person exercising the functions of one of said departments shall assume or discharge the duties of any other.
Página 172 - We are of opinion, that there is no error in the judgment of the court below, and that it ought to be affirmed.
Página 502 - It is a point settled, that if the name of a party appears in the memorandum, and is applicable to the whole substance of the writing, and is put there by him or by his authority, it is immaterial in what part of the instrument the name appears, whether at the top, in the middle, or at the bottom.
Página 401 - An eleemosynary corporation is a private charity, constituted for the perpetual distribution of the alms and bounty of the founder. In this class are ranked hospitals for the relief of poor, sick, and impotent persons, and colleges and academies established for the promotion of learning and piety, and endowed with property, by public and private donations, (c) Civil corporations * 275 are established * for a variety of purposes, and they are either public or private.

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