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Report of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of Appeals of the State of West Virginia Volume 9 (Paperback) Loot Price: R589
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Report of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of Appeals of the State of West Virginia Volume 9 (Paperback): United States...

Report of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of Appeals of the State of West Virginia Volume 9 (Paperback)

United States Congressional House, United States Congress. House, West Virginia Supreme Appeals

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ...one was under obligation to receive C-onfederate notes in the payment of any debt, and, of course, no one could be (-omidcred to be disloyal for declining to receive them in the payment of any debt, or could, by so doing, render himself liable to imprisonmcnt, or any other punishment. The record does not 1876. August Term. I816. Auguat Term. Simmons V. Trumbo. show that there was then any military force of the Confederate government in this county, and, if there had been, we could not presume, in the absence of any evidence, that any military officer of the Confederate Government would, in violation of the laws of the Confederate Government, order the arrest and imprisonment of any man, simply because he declined to receive Confederate money in payment of a debt; for, in issuing such order, he would have obviously subjected himself to punishment. The appellant had no control of any military force, and no influence with the Confederate authorities, civil or military, which he might use against the appellee; he could not have induced them, in violation of their own laws, to imprison the appellee; he did not pretend to have, or threaten to exercise, any such influence; he had no power to imprison the appellec, and he did not threaten to do so. We must, therefore, regard the declaration of the appellant, made at the time he offered to pay the first bond in Confederate notes, as a foolish expression of opinion, which ought not to have influenced any man of ordinary intelligence and firmness, nor was the receipt, at that time and place, of Confederate notes, in payment of the debt, any evidence of imbecility of intellect, or timidity of mind. The court knows, judicially, that Confederate notes were then but slightly depressed, and...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2013
First published: 2013
Authors: United States Congressional House • United States Congress. House • West Virginia Supreme Appeals
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 12mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 232
ISBN-13: 978-1-234-13950-6
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-234-13950-2
Barcode: 9781234139506

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