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" Whatever belongs merely to the remedy may be altered according to the will of the state, provided the alteration does not impair the obligation of the contract. But if that effect is produced, it is immaterial whether it is done by acting on the remedy... "
American law reports annotated - Page 227
1925
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 63

1901 - 1162 pages
...Cowley, supra, quotes with approval from Bronsou v. Kinzie, 1 How. 311. 11 L. Ed. 143, as follows: "Whatever belongs merely to the remedy may be altered...on the remedy or directly on the contract itself. In either case It is prohibited by the constitution." This authority holds that it is immaterial whether...
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 53

1898 - 1174 pages
...How. 311, where the court, in discussing a question of what was a right and -what was a remedy, said: "Whatever belongs merely to the remedy may be altered...is produced, it is Immaterial whether It Is done by the acting on the remedy or directly on the contract Itself. In either case, it is prohibited by the...
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Commentaries on Law, Embracing Chapters on the Nature, the Source, and the ...

Francis Wharton - 1884 - 882 pages
...recovery of debts more tardy and difficult, yet it will not follow that the law is unconstitutional. Whatever belongs merely to the remedy may be altered...the obligation of the contract. But if that effect be produced, it is immaterial whether it is done by acting on the remedy, or directly on the contract...
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 61

1900
...debtsmore tardy and difficult, yet It will not follow that the law Is unconstitutional. AVhiitever belongs merely to the remedy may be altered according...the state, provided the alteration does not Impair Uie obligation of the contract. But, if that efíert is produced, It is immaterial whether It Is done...
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The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All the Railroad ...

Lawrence Lewis, Adelbert Hamilton, John Houston Merrill, William Mark McKinney, James Manford Kerr, John Crawford Thomson - 1884 - 746 pages
...obligation to perform by the one party, and the right acquired by the other. Laws affecting merely the remedy may be altered according to the will of...provided the alteration does not impair the obligation of existing contracts; and it is held not to impair, when it leaves the parties a substantial remedy according...
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The Northeastern Reporter, Volume 31

1892 - 1170 pages
...recovery of debts more tardy and difficult, yet it will not follow that the law Is unconstitutional. Whatever belongs merely to the remedy may be altered...on the remedy or directly on the contract itself. In either case it is prohibited by the constitution." In further discussion of the question the court...
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The Writings and Speeches of Samuel J. Tilden, Volume 1

Samuel Jones Tilden - 1885 - 1014 pages
...that the law was unconstitutional and void, as impairing the obligation of the contract, said : — "Whatever belongs merely to the remedy may be altered...obligation of the contract. But if that effect is profluced, it is immaterial whether it is done by acting on the remedy, or directly on the contract...
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The Kentucky Law Reporter, Volume 6

Edward Warren Hines, William Pope Duvall Bush, John Cleland Wells, Frank L. Wells, Findlay Ferguson Bush, Horace C. Brannin, William Cromwell, W. J. Chinn, Walter G. Chapman, R. G. Higdon, Thomas Robert McBeath - 1885 - 914 pages
...over the remedies which it otters to suitors in its courts (McArther v. Goddin, &c., 12 Bush. 274). "Whatever belongs merely to the remedy may be altered...alteration does not impair the obligation of the contract, and it does not impair it, provided it leaves the parties a substantial remedy, according to the course...
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A General Treatise on Statutes: Their Rules of Construction, and the Proper ...

Sir Fortunatus Dwarris - 1885 - 698 pages
...of the state — to protect its citizens against incidental injury occasioned by changes in tte law. Whatever belongs merely to the remedy, may be altered according to the will of the state, always provided, the alteration does not impair the obligation of the contract ; bat if a statute ,o...
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Federal Decisions: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme ..., Volume 7

1885 - 892 pages
...recovery of debts more tardy and difficult, yet it will not follow that the law will be unconstitutional. Whatever belongs merely to the remedy may be altered according to the will of the state,provided the alteration does not impair the obligation of the contract." § 164(>. A lav; yiviny...
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