Between the Ocean and the Lakes: The Story of Erie
Collins, 1899 - 668 pages
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Page 292 - ... shall be made by such of the stockholders as shall attend for that purpose, either in person or by proxy.
Page 293 - The said corporation shall possess the general powers, and be subject to the general restrictions and liabilities prescribed in the third title of the eighteenth chapter of the first part of the Revised Statutes.
Page 292 - ... shall be inspectors of the first election of directors of the said corporation, and shall certify under their hands the names of those duly elected, and deliver over the subscription books...
Page 461 - If any one attempts to haul down the American flag, shoot him on the spot.
Page 293 - ... in such manner as to afford security for life and property: but the corporation shall restore the stream or water- course, road or highway, thus intersected, to its former state, or in a sufficient manner not to unnecessarily impair its usefulness or injure its franchises.
Page 293 - ... forfeit and pay to the said corporation double the amount of damages sustained by means of such offence or injury, to be recovered in the name of the said corporation, with costs of suit by action of debt.
Page 192 - Ward and each of them, their and each of their heirs, executors and administrators of and from all and all manner of action and actions, cause and causes of action, suits, debts...
Page 292 - ... any director, such vacancy or vacancies may be filled for the remainder of the year wherein they may happen, by the board of directors...
Page 292 - Statutes, have power, 1. To cause such examination and surveys for its proposed railroad to be made, as may be necessary to the selection of the most advantageous route...
Page 293 - ... as shall be made to the said corporation, to aid in the construction, maintenance and accommodation of the said...