Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Judicature, and in the Court for the Trial of Impeachments and the Correction of Errors of the State of New York [1828-1841], Volume 22

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Página 32 - A corporation is an artificial being, invisible, intangible, and existing only in contemplation of law. Being the mere creature of law, it possesses only those properties which the charter of its creation confers upon it, either expressly or as incidental to its very existence.
Página 63 - It is claimed by some recent writers that it was not the intention of the framers of the Constitution to confer...
Página 13 - To make by-laws, not inconsistent with any existing law, for the management of its property, the regulation of its affairs, and for the transfer of its stock; 7.
Página 100 - Among the most important are immortality, and if the expression may be allowed, individuality; properties by which a perpetual succession of many persons are considered as the same, and may act as a single individual.
Página 61 - The assent of two-thirds of the members elected to each branch of the legislature shall be requisite to every bill appropriating the public moneys or property for local or private purposes, or creating, continuing, altering, or renewing any body politic or corporate.
Página 231 - ... for the frauds, deceits, concealments, misrepresentations, torts, negligences, and other malfeasances, or misfeasances, and omissions of duty, of his agent in the course of his employment, although the principal did not authorize, or justify, or participate in, or indeed know of such misconduct, or even if he forbade the acts or disapproved of them.
Página 42 - That the capital stock of any association formed under this act shall be divided into shares of one hundred dollars each, and be deemed personal property and transferable on the books of the association in such manner as may be prescribed in the by-laws or articles of association...
Página 540 - must amount to force and coercion, destroying free agency ; it must not be the influence of affection or attachment; it must not be the mere desire of gratifying the wishes of another, for that would be a very strong ground in support of a testamentary act; further, there must be proof that the act was obtained by this coercion; by importunity which could not be resisted ; that it was done merely for the sake of peace, so that the motive was tantamount to force and fear;" Williams
Página 13 - To hold, purchase and convey such real and personal estate as the purposes of the corporation may require, not exceeding the amount limited in this Part.
Página 107 - To have succession by its corporate name, for the period limited in its charter ; and when no period is limited, perpetually : 2.

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