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SOME ACCOUNT

OF THE WORK OF

STEPHEN J. FIELD

AS A

LEGISLATOR, STATE JUDGE, AND JUSTICE OF THE

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES,

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His remarks on the Life and Character of Chief Justice Chase ; his
address at the Centennial Celebration of the organization of the Federal
Judiciary, February 4, 1890; the memorial from Senators from California,
Nevada, Oregon, and Idaho, and from the judges and members of the bar
of California, and from the Federal judges in that State, requesting him
pot to change his circuit; and the story of his attempted assassination
by a former associate on the Supreme Bench of California,

By Hon. GEORGE C. GORHAM.

1895.

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PAGES. f. Broughton y's. Pensacola....

2.22 223 g. U. S. vs. New Orleans.... ...

223-224 h. Pensacola Tel. Co. vs. Western Union Tel. Co... 225-233

i. Union Pacific R. Co. vs. United States........... 233-2550 16. Other cases in the Supreme Court ......

256-258 17. Inter-state commerce...

259 a. Welton vs. Missouri..

260-264 b. Sherlock vs. Alling .....

264-268 c. County of Mobile vs. Kimball......

268-273 18. The power of taxation by the General and State

Governments:
State tax on foreign-held bonds.........

273-283
19. The trust character of directors of corporations :
Wardell vs. Union Pacific R. Co .........

283-288 20. The use of running waters on the public lands........ a. Atchison vs. Peterson ...

289-294 b. Basey vs. Gallagher........

294-295

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CASES IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES:
1. U.S. vs. Greathouse..

296-305 2. U.S. vs. Knowles......

305-309 3. U. S. vs. Smiley

309-313 4. E.c-parte Cavanaugh on habeas corpus...

314 5. Hardy vs. Harbin.........

315 6. Hall vs. Unger......

321-328 7. Montgomery vs. Beavans...

328-335 8. United States vs. Flint, Throckmorton, and Carpentier... 335–349 9. The Eureka case........

350-360 10. The municipal lands of San Francisco. The Pueblo case... 360-3376 11. The legislation of California, State and municipal, against the Chinese...

376-384 a. The case of Ah Fong on habeas corpus .......

384-394 b. Ab Kow vs. Nunan........

398-405 12. Other cases in the Circuit Court....

409-410

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THE ELECTORAL COMMISSION OF 1877:
1. The Florida case .........

415-430 2. The Louisiava case...

430-432 3. The Oregon case ........

432-439 4. The South Carolina case ....

439-440 5. General disappointment of the country at the action of

the Commission, from the Public Ledger of Philadel-
phia..........

410-442

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