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According acres action affirmed agent agreed alleged allowed amount answer appellant appellee application Arkansas asked association authority bank bonds building cause chancery court charge circuit court claim commissioners Company complaint consideration constitute construction contract corporation cost court damages death decree deed defendant delivered denied Digest district effect entered entitled error evidence executed fact filed finding follows furnished further give given granted ground held improvement injury instruction interest issue judgment jury land lease liability lien ment mortgage notice Opinion paid parties payment person plaintiff possession present proceedings proof purchase question rates reason received record recover refused rendered reversed road rule statute sufficient suit testified testimony tion tract trial verdict wife witness
Page 283 - As in a state of civil society property of a citizen or subject is ownership, subject to the lawful demands of the sovereign, so contracts must be understood as made in reference to the possible exercise of the rightful authority of the government, and no obligation of a contract can extend to the defeat of legitimate government authority.
Page 46 - It is insisted that the court erred in failing to "instruct the jury that...
Page 594 - Every mechanic, builder, artisan, workman, laborer, or other person, who shall do or perform any work or labor...
Page 532 - Meander lines are run in surveying fractional portions of the public lands bordering upon navigable rivers, not as boundaries of the tract, but for the purpose of defining the sinuosities of the banks of the stream and as the means of ascertaining the quantity of land in the fraction subject to sale, and which is to be paid for by the purchaser.
Page 383 - ... not become interested directly or indirectly in any contract made by the board of commissioners. Crawford & Moses
Page 431 - Bank demurred to the complaint of the trust company on the ground that it did not state a cause of action against it, and that the court had no jurisdiction over the subject-matter.
Page 223 - ... where a prisoner is charged with an offence, it is of the utmost importance to him that the facts laid before the jury should consist exclusively of the transaction which forms the subject of the indictment, which alone he can be expected to come prepared to answer.
Page 418 - ... or making repairs on the same, such officer shall take from the- party contracted with a bond with good and sufficient sureties to the state of...