Acts of the state of tennessee passed by the general assembly (Google eBook)

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1868
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Page 206 - District of Columbia, by which name it is hereby constituted a body corporate for municipal purposes, and may contract and be contracted with, sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, have a seal, and exercise all other powers of a municipal corporation not inconsistent with the Constitution and laws of the United States and the provisions of this act.
Page 117 - Philadelphia, be, and shall be, for ever hereafter, persons able and capable in law, to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, answer and be answered unto, defend and be defended...
Page 62 - ... a just and true account of the demand due him or them, after all just credits have been given...
Page 38 - ... corporate name, may sue and be sued, contract and be contracted with; and may have and use a common seal, and alter or renew the same at pleasure; and shall have and enjoy all the privileges which other similar corporate bodies may lawfully do.
Page 88 - ... who shall hold his office for the term of one year, and until his successor is duly elected and qualified.
Page 42 - ... property or materials to be valued, on a day named in said warrant, not less than ten nor more than twenty days after the issuing of the same, and if at said time and place...
Page 257 - States," and shall so continue until the third day of March, in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, and by that name shall be, and are hereby, made able and capable, in law, to have, purchase, receive, possess, enjoy, and retain, to them and their successors, lands, rents, tenements, hereditaments, goods, chattels and effects, of...
Page 88 - ... shall constitute a quorum to do business; but a smaller number may adjourn from day to day, and compel the attendance of absent members, in such manner and under such penalties as the legislature may provide.
Page 183 - State, and faithfully discharge the duties of his office to the best of his judgment and ability.
Page 131 - Company, for the purpose of exploring for iron, copper, and other metals, minerals, and stone, and for mining, vending, and working the same ; and by that name may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, appear, prosecute and defend, in any court of law...

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