Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Louisiana ..., Volume 19

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Page 536 - Louisiana, granted to one Thomas Thompson, on the 19th of February, 1801, a ferry at the post of Concordia, opposite to the town of Natchez, as a privilege to be attached to the plantation he possessed, "in order that from that place, with exclusive privilege, he may carry on the ferry across the river, demanding and receiving only the prices most equitable and customary which may be established with the accord of the commandant of 288*] the post of *Concordia" — "que se fixavan con acuerdo del...
Page 217 - Generally speaking, the validity of a contract is to be decided by the law of the place where it is made, unless it is to be performed in another country ; for, as we shall presently see, in the latter case, the law of the place of performance is to govern.
Page 29 - The interest of the assured in this policy is not assignable, unless by consent of this corporation, manifested in writing; and in case of any transfer or termination of the interest of the insured, either by sale or otherwise, without such consent, this policy shall from thenceforth be void and of no effect.
Page 454 - It is therefore ordered, adjudged and decreed, that the judgment of the District Court be annulled, avoided and reversed : and proceeding to give such judgment as in our opinion...
Page 223 - the damages due for delay in the performance of an obligation are called interest. The creditor is entitled to these damages without proving any loss, and whatever loss he may have suffered he can recover no more...
Page 579 - If all the property of the wife be paraphernal, and she have reserved to herself the administration of it, she ought to bear a proportion of the marriage charges, equal, if need be, to one-half her income.
Page 262 - The judgment is to be reversed, and the cause remanded to the court below for a new trial.
Page 360 - The restitution of the price; 2. That of the fruits or revenues, when he is obliged to return them to the owner who evicts him ; 3. All the costs occasioned, either by the suit in warranty on the part of the buyer, or by that brought by the original plaintiff; 4. In fine, the damages, when he has suffered any, besides the price that he has paid.
Page 520 - So. 366; Tropical Printing Co. v. Union Title Guarantee Co.. 180 La. 702, 157 So. 534. The state banking commissioner concedes that the intervener is an ordinary creditor for the amount .claimed subject to certain credits. It is ordered, adjudged, and decreed that the judgment of the district court be annulled, avoided, and reversed, and it is now ordered, adjudged, and decreed that there be judgment herein in favor of John F. Clark & Co., intervener, and against JS Brock, state banking commissioner,...
Page 29 - ... it was held that after such sale the policy revived upon the assured acquiring again the title, and holding it at the time of the fire : Power v. Ocean Ins. Co., 19 La. 28. The same rule of construction has been applied to provisions against other insurance : Obermeyer v. Globe Ins.

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