Reports Of Decisions In The Supreme Court Of The United States (volume 12); With Notes, And A Digest

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1881. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... The State of Rhode Island ». The State of Massachusetts. 12-P. equity, was settled in cases brought by the king of Spain, Hob. 113. That a foreign government may sue in chancery, by such agents as it authorizes to represent them, on whom a cross-bill can be served, with such process as will compel them to do justice to the defendant, was decided in The Columbian Government v. Rothschild, 1 Sim 104. These cases were recognized in The King of Spain v. Machado. by the house of lords; who held that a king had the same [ * 742 ] right to * sue as any other person, but that when he did sue in chancery, it was as any other suitor, who sought or submitted to its jurisdiction; that it could decide on the construction and validity of the treaties between France and the allied sovereigns of Europe in 1814; and on the validity of a private and separate treaty between France and Spain. The case involved both questions; both were fully considered by the lords, in affirming the decree of the chancellor, overruling the demurrer, 4 Russell, 560; which assigned for cause that the plaintiff had not made out a case for any relief in a court of equity, for the reasons assigned in the argument; that a foreign sovereign could not sue in virtue of his prerogative rights; that an English court would not enforce these rights, accruing out of a treaty with France, which was inconsistent with the existing relations between each of those countries, (France and Spain,) and the king of England. 2 Bligh. P. C. new series, 31, 44, 46, 50, 60. The court of king's bench also will consider the effect of the declaration of independence and treaty of peace, in an action on a bond. Ogden v. Folliot, 3 D. & E. 730. From this view of the law of England, the results are clear, that the settlement o...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1881. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... The State of Rhode Island ». The State of Massachusetts. 12-P. equity, was settled in cases brought by the king of Spain, Hob. 113. T...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:436 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.89 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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