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Vide STATUTES OF U. S. 1. The act of the state of New-
York of the 3d of April, 1811,
is an insolvent and not a bank-
rupt law. Adams v. Storey. 79
2. Distinction between insolvent
and bankrupt laws.-Derived
from England, where it has
been long established. Those
426 5. The existence of a power in
the states to pass bankrupt
laws, not incompatible with
the powers delegated to Con-
gress for that purpose. The
ings in ninety-two suits in latter would, however, sus-
system. Difficulties attending
64 the adoption of such system.
constitution to Congress ? 18. Expediency and justice of
that “no state shall pass any plaintiffs at Boston, Massachu-
ib. notes, and afterwards remov-
was discharged under the in-
ib. 3d of April, 1811, which was
led to the adoption of this and notes. Held, that his discharge
ih. 1. The register of a vessel is the
be on board during a period
tutionality of such laws. ib. pliance with the warranty of
ing parties, being aware of this Pacific Insurance Company.
of insolvent laws does not be transmitted, on the loss of
ib. the Treasury to be cancelled.
insolvent laws of New York. destroy the register after it is
ib. sited in the Register's office;
chievous tendency of some Vice-Admiralty, is not evi-
The seal does
proved by a witness who
dence per se.
of the American Consul is not was held, that they could not
sufficient to authenticale it. ib. set up that the supercargo be-
that a suryey was held on the commencement of the risk. ib.
ib. half the property of the other
tiffs have an entire interest in Held, that the endorsement
ib. purchase of the cargo, toge-
joint interest with others, be did not prove that their inte-
ib. 10. Before the end of the voy-
parately, each a moiety of the ineured abandoned on learning
voyage. On the loss of the
tion by extrinsic proof. ib. ever powers he might have
stood, when they made the investment by him of the spe-
stitute an act of ownership, so bel for seizures made in an-
ib. the proceedings are instituted.
But the District Court of the
district wbere the seizure is
The brig Little Ann.
Court. But their jurisdiction
is special and limited. Living-
ing under the laws of the Voit-
.ed States” be not conferred on
the Circuit Courts by an act
12. EVIDENCE, 8, 9, 10. Exe. cognizance of them. ib.
the Circuit Court in cer-
tain cases, they do not thereby
acquire jurisdiction so as to
Courts derived from that clause in equity not relating to an ac-
ty, except in cases between and laws of the United States
citizens of different states, ib. give them jurisdiction. Lucas
in a case where jurisdiction assignees, nor compel them to
lessors of the plaintiff, a Bri- where it arises from the citi.
sess the requisite character.
ib. ed and governed by the laws
ing all the powers of Courts ed. Smith v. Jackson. 453
tort. The Amiable Nancy. 111 the United States ; which is to
risdiction of matters arising ment or decree, and to re-ex-