Bouvier's Law Dictionary and Concise Encyclopedia Volume 2
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...June; Barry v. Ins. Co., 62 Mich. 424, 29 N. W. 31; of any matter of public history, affecting the whole people, and also public matters affecting the government of the nation, or of their own particular state or district; Brown v. Piper, 91 U. S. 37, 23 L Ed. 200; but see Wright v. Hawkins, 28 Tex. 452; of the general facts of natural history; Lyon v. Marine, 55 Fed. 9G4, 5 C. C. A. 359; of Fremont's public acts in California in 1846 and 1847; De Cells v. U. S., 13 Ct. CL 117; of the abolition of slavery; Morgan v. Nelson, 43 Ala. 586; of the art of mensuration, as applied to railroad embankments; Scanlan v. Ry. Co. (Cal.) 55 Pac. 094; of legal weights and measures; 4 Term R. 314; and coin; U. S. v. Burns, 5 McLean 23, Fed. Cas. No. 14,691; of the character of the general circulating medium, and the public language in reference to it; Lnmpton v. Haggard, 37 B. Monr. (Ky.) 149; but not of the depreciation of currency during the civil war; Modawell v. Holmes, 40 Ala. 391; of the sea rules, if general and notorious; L. R. 3 P. C. 44; and the federal courts especially take Judicial notice of the ports and waters of the United States, In which the tide ebbs and flows; Brown v. Piper, 91 U. S. 37, 23 L. Ed. 200; that the Connecticut river at a certain place was not a navigable water under federal jurisdiction; Com. v. King, 150 Mass. 221, 22 N. E. 905, 5 L. R. A. 536; but not that certain lake navigation would be closed on April 1; Haines v. Gibson, 115 Mich. 131, 73 N. W. 126; that the ingenuity of man has failed to construct a locomotive engine which can be operated successfully and not permit the escape of sparks at times; Lake Erie & W. R. Co. v. Gossard, 14 Ind. App. 244, 42 N. E. S18; White v. R. Co., 90 App. Div. 356, 85 N. Y. Supp. 497;...
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