History of the Railroads and Canals of the United States ..., Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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J.H. Schultz & Company, 1860 - Canals - 612 pages
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Page 327 - ... but the person pledging such stock shall be considered as holding the same, and shall be liable as a stockholder accordingly, and the estates and funds in the hands of such executor, administrator, guardian or trustee, shall be liable in like manner, and to the same extent as the testator or intestate. or the ward or person interested in such trust fund would have been, if he had been living and competent to act, and held the same stock in his own name.
Page 331 - And every company whose railroad is or shall be hereafter intersected by any new railroad, shall unite with the owners of such new railroad in forming such intersections and connections, and grant the facilities aforesaid...
Page 331 - To take and hold such voluntary grants of real estate and other property as shall be made to it, to aid in the construction, maintenance and accommodation of its railroad ; but the real estate received by voluntary grant shall be held and used for the purposes of such grant only.
Page 325 - 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 All general laws and special acts passed pursuant to this section, may be altered from time to time or repealed.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 331 - 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 ; and for such purpose, by its officers or agents and servants, to enter upon the lands or waters of any person, but subject to responsibility for all damages which shall be done thereto.
Page 326 - No person shall be a director or president unless he shall be a stockholder owning stock absolutely in his own right and qualified to vote for directors at the election at which he shall be chosen; and at every election of directors the books and papers of such company shall be exhibited to the meeting if a majority of the stockholders present shall require it.
Page 331 - To construct their road across, along, or upon any stream of water, water-course, street, highway, plank road, turnpike or canal, which the route of its road shall intersect or touch; but the company shall restore the stream or watercourse, street, highway, plank road and turnpike thus intersected or touched, to its former state, or to such state as not unnecessarily to have impaired its usefulness.
Page 325 - ... and thereupon the persons who have so subscribed such articles of association, and all persons who shall become stockholders in such company, shall be a corporation...
Page 335 - ... shall have the same powers, rights and privileges, and be subject to the same duties as if they had been...
Page 325 - Bach subscriber to such articles of association shall subscribe thereto his name, place of residence, and the number of shares of stock he agrees to take in said company.

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History of Railroads and Maps – Part 3
20 Henry Varnum Poor, History of the Railroads and Canals of the United States of America (New York: John H. Schulz & Co., 1860), p. [vi]. back to article ...
nationalatlas.gov/ articles/ history/ a_railroads-p3.html

Erie Canal Bibliography
Henry V. Poor. History of the railroads and canals of the United States, 1860. J. Priestly. Historical Account of the Navigable Rivers, Canals and Railways ...
www.history.rochester.edu/ canal/ bib/

JSTOR: The Genesis of the Business Press in the United States
During his editorship, Poor wrote the three volumes, A History of the Railroads and Canals of the United States of America,-published in 186o. ...
links.jstor.org/ sici?sici=0022-2429(195410)19%3A2%3C146%3ATGOTBP%3E2.0.CO%3B2-D

History of Railroad Maps
Henry Varnum Poor, in the introduction to his History of the Railroads and Canals of the United States of America, commends the series of Colton's railroad ...
www.1worldglobes.com/ History/ historyofrailroadmaps.htm

Seven Oaks Press: Publisher of The Horseshoe Curve
History of the Railroads and Canals of the United States of America. New York: Augustus M. Kelley, [1860] 1970. Powers, Richard Gid. ...
www.sevenoakspress.com/ THC/ Bibliography.html

Railroad Maps of the United States.
13 Henry Varnum Poor, History of the Railroads and Canals of the United States of America (New York: John H. Schulz & Co., 1860), p. [vi]. ...
www.cprr.org/ Museum/ Maps/ Modelski_LOC_1975.html

Untitled
Poor, Henry V. History of the Railroads and Canals of the United States of America, Vol. I. New York: John H. Schultz & Co., 1860. ...
www.deldot.gov/ archaeology/ historic_pres/ delaware_bridge_book/ pdf/ bibliography.pdf

How policy shapes competition: early railroad foundings in ...
Finally, we cross-checked once again for the early period in Henry Poor's History of the Railroads and Canals of the United States of America (1860). ...
findarticles.com/ p/ articles/ mi_m4035/ is_n3_v42/ ai_20345586/ pg_13

Blackwell Publishing Ltd Oxford, UK EHR The Economic History ...
201; hv Poor, History of the Railroads and Canals of the United States of America (New York, 1860) for ‘cost of road’ in New England and the Middle Atlantic ...
www.blackwell-synergy.com/ doi/ xml/ 10.1111/ j.1468-0289.1963.tb02249.x

Railroad Investment Before the Civil War
his History of the Railroads and Canals of the United States.'° The. History was designed as "a comprehensive statement of the progress, ...
www.nber.org/ chapters/ c2487.pdf

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