Reports of Cases Adjudged in the District Court of the United States for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
P.H. Nicklin & T. Johnson, 1837 - Law reports, digests, etc - 656 pages
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according act of congress actually admiralty admitted agent alleged allowed amount answer appear applied appointed authority bond brig brought called captain cargo cause cents charge claim claimants collector complainant considered contract court debt decided defendant delivered direct discharge District dollars duty Duval entitled entry evidence fact forfeiture give given ground hands hundred imported intention invoice iron issue Judge judgment jurisdiction jury libellants lien March master navy necessary never object opinion owner package paid parties patent payment performed person Philadelphia port possession postmaster present principle proceeding produced proved provisions purchase question reason received referred remained respondent rule says seaman secretary ship sufficient suit sureties taken thing thousand tion trial United vessel voyage wages whole witness
Page 156 - He may be appointed ; which bond shall be payable to the United States with condition for the true and faithful discharge of the duties of his office according to law, and particularly for the due collection and payment of all moneys assessed upon such district ; and said bond shall be transmitted to and deposited in the office of the Comptroller of the Treasury.
Page 440 - States, and no other discount, drawback, or bounty but such as has been actually allowed on the same;' that I do not know nor believe in the existence of any invoice or bill of lading other than those now produced by me, and that they are in the state in which I actually received them.
Page 528 - In respect to contracts for the hire of seamen, the admiralty never pretended to claim, nor could it rightfully exercise, any jurisdiction, except in cases where the service was substantially performed, or to be performed, upon the sea, or upon waters within the ebb and flow of the tide.
Page 322 - ... have first designated on the invoice to be opened and examined, and if the same be found not to correspond with the invoice, or to be falsely charged in such invoice, the collector shall order, forthwith, all the goods contained in the same entry to be inspected...
Page 419 - to nominate, and by and with the advice and consent of the Senate to appoint ambassadors, other public ministers and consuls, judges of the Supreme Court, and all other officers of the United States, whose appointments are not in the Constitution otherwise provided for, and which shall be established by law.
Page 521 - ... show cause why process should not issue against him to repeal such patent. And if sufficient cause shall not be shown to the contrary, the rule shall be made absolute, and thereupon the said judge shall order process to be issued against such patentee, or his executors, administrators, or assigns, with costs of suit.
Page 440 - I do not know nor believe in the existence of any invoice or bill of lading other than those now produced by me, and that they are in the state in which I actually received them. And I...
Page 586 - From whence it appears, that if goods are let out for a reward, the hirer is bound to the utmost diligence, such as the most diligent father of a family uses; and if he uses that, he shall be discharged.
Page 312 - That all the said courts of the United States shall have power to grant new trials, in cases where there has been a trial by jury for reasons for which new trials have usually been granted in the courts of law...