A Practical Treatise on the Power to Sell Land for the Non-payment of Taxes: Embracing the Decisions of the Federal Courts, and of the Supreme Judicial Tribunals of the Several States
Little, Brown, 1869 - 684 pages
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Page 196 - Thousand dollars in hand paid by the said party of the second part, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, have granted, bargained, and sold, and by these presents do grant, bargain, and sell, unto the said party of the second part...
Page 19 - No member of this state shall be disfranchised, or deprived of any of the rights or privileges secured to any citizen thereof, unless by the law of the land or the judgment of his peers.
Page 9 - That all men are born equally free and independent, and have certain inherent and indefeasible rights, among which are those of enjoying and defending life and liberty, of acquiring, possessing, and protecting property and reputation, and of pursuing their own happiness.
Page 637 - ... in the city of Chicago, in the County of Cook, and State of Illinois...
Page 22 - The meaning is that every citizen shall hold his life, liberty, property and immunities, under the protection of the general rules which govern society. Everything which may pass under the form of an enactment is not, therefore, to be considered the law of the land. If this were so, acts of attainder, bills of pains and penalties, acts of confiscation, acts reversing judgments, and acts directly transferring one man's estate to another, legislative judgments, decrees and forfeitures in all possible...
Page 557 - Discretion, when applied to a court of justice, means sound discretion guided by law : it must be governed by rule, not by humour ; it must not be arbitrary, vague and fanciful, but legal and regular " : per Lord afansfield, in Rex vs.
Page 199 - That the land or lot was advertised for sale in the manner and for the length of time required by law.
Page 12 - That in all criminal prosecutions, the accused hath a right to be heard by himself and counsel; to demand the nature and cause, of the accusation against him; to meet the witnesses face to face; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor...