A Treatise on the Law of Corporations, Volume 1

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J. Butterworth, Fleet-Street., 1793 - Arbitration and award - 455 pages

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Page 27 - Bounty (that is, the governors of the Bounty of Queen Anne for the Augmentation of the Maintenance of the Poor Clergy).
Page 311 - I, AB, do declare and believe that it is not lawful upon any pretence whatsoever to take arms against the king, and that I do abhor that traitorous position of taking arms by his authority against his person, or against those that are commissioned by him. So help me God.
Page 264 - Charter, shall for ever hereafter be one body corporate and politic in deed, fact and name, by the name and style " THE CORPORATION OF THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK, IN AMERICA...
Page 25 - Of this are all hospitals for the maintenance of the poor, sick, and impotent; and all colleges both in our universities and out of them.
Page 69 - To sue or be sued, implead or be impleaded, grant or receive, by its corporate name, and do all other acts as natural persons may.
Page 311 - I, AB, do declare that I hold that there lies no obligation upon me or any other person from the oath commonly called the Solemn League and Covenant, and that the same was in itself an unlawful oath, and imposed upon the subjects of this realm against the known laws and liberties of the kingdom.
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Page 118 - ... coverture or after, shall be good and effectual in the law against the lessors, their wives, heirs and successors, and every of them, according to such estate as is comprised and specified in every such indenture of lease, in like manner and form as the same should have been, if the lessors thereof, and every of them, at the time of the making of such leases, had been lawfully seised of the same lands, tenements and hereditaments comprised in such indenture, of a good, perfect and pure estate...

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