Louisiana Reports; ... Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Louisiana Volume 1

Louisiana Reports; ... Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Louisiana Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1811 edition. Excerpt: ...often on those, among whom he sits, the fatal contagion of a tainted reputation, UNDER these impressions, although 1 regret to suiier this opportunity of making a necessary ex-ample to pass by, I should regret still more a deci sion, which.w0uld disable the people of this terri-tory from saying, with our fellow-citizens of the United States, andacelebratedBritish jurist "The " freedom of our constitution will not permit that, " in criminal cases a power should be lodged in any judge, to construe the law, otherwise than '3 according to the letter. JUDGMENT ARRESTED. Morrow for leave to amend. Tin: original petition stated in substance, that the defendant formerly of Philadelphia, but now of New-Orleans, being before that time indebted to the plaintiff, L 4000 Pennsylvania currency, the plaintiff on the day of 1808, recovered a judgment for the said sum in the court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia, which judgment is unsatisfied and unreversed--and that the said sum is now due---Wherefore, 81c.--and ooncluded with a prayer for general relief. The motion was for leave to file an amendment to the petition, which stated in substance--that the debt for which the defendant was formerly indebted as aforesaid, Wasiiicurred on the 7th day of July, 1796, on which day, the defendant with two others, obliged themselves, jointly and severally by their certain boiid or writing obligatory, ts'c. (which is hereto annexed and prayed to be taken as a part of this petition), to pay to the plaintiff, Ike.' L 4000, wliichwhen due a not liawing been paid, Ste. and-the said defendant having dcparted the state of Pennsylvania, without having made provision therefore, the plaintiff instituted a suit against the defendant by...show more

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  • Paperback | 82 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 163g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236884183
  • 9781236884183