Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Tennessee, Volume 15

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Tavel, Eastman & Howell, 1886

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Halaman 674 - For taking away any female, under the age of sixteen years, from her father, mother, guardian, or other person having the legal charge of her person...
Halaman 162 - In paying to each partner rateably what is due from the firm to him for advances as distinguished from capital: 3.
Halaman 639 - Knowledge, learning and virtue, being essential to the preservation of republican institutions, and the diffusion of the opportunities and advantages of education throughout the different portions of the state, being highly conducive to the promotion of this end, it shall be the duty of the general assembly in all future periods of this government, to cherish literature and science.
Halaman 727 - Hence it is that a vested right of action is property in the same sense in which tangible things are property, and is equally protected against arbitrary interference. Whether it springs from contract or from the principles of the common law, it is not competent for the legislature to take it away.
Halaman 637 - The General Assembly shall have power to authorize the several counties and incorporated towns in this State, to impose taxes for county and corporation purposes respectively, in such manner as shall be prescribed by law ; and all property shall be taxed according to its value, upon the principles established in regard to State taxation.
Halaman 35 - All property, real, personal or mixed, shall be taxed, but the Legislature may except such as may be held by the State by counties, cities or towns, and used exclusively for public or corporation purposes, and such as may be held and used for purposes purely religious, charitable, scientific, literary or educational, and shall except one thousand dollars...
Halaman 157 - The implication of the grant of an easement may arise in two ways : 1st, upon the severance of an heritage by its owner into two or more parts; and 2dly, by prescription. Upon the severance of an heritage a grant will be implied, 1st, of all those continuous and apparent easements which have in fact been used by the owner during the unity, and...
Halaman 443 - ... shall not take any beneficial interest under a will, and at the same time set up any right or claim of his own, even if otherwise legal and well founded, which shall defeat or in any way prevent the full effect and operation of every part of the will.
Halaman 307 - Where there is no wrongful purpose or wrongful negligence in the defendant, compensation for the real injury done is the purpose of all remedies; and so long as we bear this in mind, we shall have but little difficulty in managing the forms of actions so as to secure a fair result.
Halaman 640 - The fund called the SCHOOL FUND shall remain a perpetual fund, the interest of which s.hall be inviolably appropriated to the support and encouragement of the public or common schools throughout the State, and for the equal benefit of all the people thereof.

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