The Northeastern Reporter, Volume 83
West Publishing Company, 1908 - Law reports, digests, etc
Includes the decisions of the Supreme Courts of Massachusetts, Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois, and Court of Appeals of New York; May/July 1891-Mar./Apr. 1936, Appellate Court of Indiana; Dec. 1926/Feb. 1927-Mar./Apr. 1936, Courts of Appeals of Ohio.
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Page 63 - Corporations may be formed under general laws ; but shall not be created by special act,, except for municipal purposes, and in cases where in the judgment of the Legislature, the objects of the corporation cannot be attained under general laws. All general laws and special acts passed pursuant to this section, may be altered from time to time, or repealed.
Page 391 - Except as herein otherwise provided, when a negotiable instrument has been dishonored by nonacceptance or nonpayment, notice of dishonor must be given to the drawer and to each indorser, and any drawer or indorser to whom such notice is not given is discharged.
Page 311 - Company will not be liable for damages or statutory penalties in any case where the claim is not presented in writing within sixty days after the message is filed with the Company for transmission.
Page 66 - Negligence is the omission to do something which a reasonable man, guided upon those considerations which ordinarily regulate the conduct of human affairs, would do, or doing something which a prudent and reasonable man would not do.
Page 391 - ... 1. If the instrument is payable to the order of a third person he is liable to the payee and to all subsequent parties. 2. If the instrument is payable to the order of the maker, or drawer, or is payable to bearer, he is liable to all parties subsequent to the maker or drawer. 3. If he signs for the accommodation of the payee, he is liable to all parties subsequent to the payee.
Page 24 - ... shall pay to the state treasurer, for the use of the state, a license -fee of one-eighth of one per centum for the privilege of exercising its corporate franchises or carrying on its business in such corporate or organized capacity in this state, to be computed upon the basis of the. capital stock employed by it within this state...
Page 376 - No indictment is insufficient, nor can the trial, judgment, or other proceedings thereon be affected, by reason of a defect or imperfection in matter of form, which does not tend to the prejudice of the substantial rights of the defendant, upon the merits.
Page 393 - ACT RELATING TO NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS (BEING AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A LAW UNIFORM WITH THE LAWS OF OTHER STATES ON THAT SUBJECT) TITLE I NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS IN GENERAL ARTICLE I FORM AND INTERPRETATION SECTION 1.
Page 391 - A person placing his signature upon an instrument otherwise than as maker, drawer or acceptor, is deemed to be an indorser, unless he clearly indicates by appropriate words his intention to be bound in some other capacity.