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Page 155 - ... it shall then be the duty of the state court to accept the surety, and proceed no further in the cause...
Page 332 - Every law which imposes, continues or revives a tax shall distinctly state the tax and the object to which it is to be applied, and it shall not be sufficient to refer to any other law to fix such tax or object.
Page 536 - In the actions mentioned in the last section the defendant may, in his answer, allege both the truth of the matter charged as defamatory, and any mitigating circumstances, to reduce the amount of damages; and whether he prove the justification or not, he may give in evidence the mitigating circumstances.
Page 320 - The assent of two-thirds of the members elected to each branch of the Legislature, shall be requisite to every bill appropriating the public moneys or property for local or private purposes.
Page 324 - Bureau," and the chief officer thereof shall be the " Auditor of Accounts." It shall revise, audit, and settle all accounts in which the city is concerned as debtor or creditor; it shall keep an account of each claim for or against the Corporation, and of the sums allowed upon each, and certify the same, with the reasons for the allowance, to the Comptroller.
Page 486 - Whether the party thus misrepresenting a fact, knew it to be false, or made the assertion without knowing whether it were true or false, is wholly immaterial, for the affirmation of what one does not know, or believe to be true, is equally, in morals and law, as unjustifiable as the affirmation of what is known to be positively false.
Page 163 - In an action or defense founded upon an instrument for the payment of money only, it shall be sufficient for a party to give a copy of the instrument, and to state that there is due to him thereon from the adverse party a specified sum which he claims.
Page 409 - But if the contract of marriage is such in essentials, as to be contrary to the law of the country of domicile, and it is declared void by that law, it is to be regarded as void in the country of domicile, though not contrary to the law of the country in which it was celebrated.