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" This, like many other cases, is a bargain between a company of adventurers and the public, the terms of which are expressed in the statute ; and the rule of construction, in all such cases, is now fully established to be this ; that any ambiguity in the... "
New Cases in the Court of Common Pleas, and Other Courts: With Tables of the ... - Page 597
by Peregrine Bingham - 1836
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Chancery of the State of ..., Volume 72

New Jersey. Court of Chancery - Law reports, digests, etc - 1909
...grants of franchises by the public to a private corporation the established rule of construction is that any ambiguity in the terms of the contract must operate against the corporation and in favor of the public. The corporation takes nothing that is not clearly given by...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's ..., Volume 2

Richard Vaughan Barnewall, John Leycester Adolphus - Law reports, digests, etc - 1832
...and the public, the terms of which are expressed by the statute : and the rule of construction is, that any ambiguity in the terms of the contract must operate against the company of adventurers, and in favour of the public. The proprietors, therefore, can claim nothing...
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Massachusetts. General Court. Senate - 1833
...a bargain between a company of adventurers and the public, the terms of which are expressed in the statute ; and the rule of construction in all such...ambiguity in the terms of the contract must operate in favor of the public, and the plaintiffs can claim nothing which is not clearly given to them by...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Common ..., Volume 1

Great Britain. Court of Common Pleas, Sir William Hodges - Law reports, digests, etc - 1836
...a bargain between a company of adventurers and the public, the terms of which are expressed in the Statute ; and the rule of construction in all such...not clearly given to them by the act. This rule is laid down in distinct terms by the Court in the case of Hull Dock Co. v. La Marche, 8 B. & C. 5 1 ....
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Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the ..., Volume 11

United States. Supreme Court, William Cranch, Henry Wheaton, Richard Peters, Benjamin Chew Howard, Jeremiah Sullivan Black - Law reports, digests, etc - 1837
...a bargain between a company of adventurers and the public, the terms of which are expressed in the statute. And the rule of construction in all such...the adventurers, and in favour of the public; and tAe plaintiffs can claim nothing which is not clearly given to them by the act." "Now, it is quite...
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Reports of Cases Relating to the Duty and Office of Magistrates ..., Volume 2

Great Britain. Court of King's Bench, Sandford Nevile, Sir William Montagu Manning - Justices of the peace - 1838
...considered as a bargain between the proprietors and the public, and that the rule of construction is, that any ambiguity in the terms of the contract must operate against the proprietors, and in favour of the public. Suppose the whole of the canal and the adjacent lands should...
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Cases Relating to Railways and Canals: 1842-1846

Henry Iltid Nicholl, Thomas Hare, John Monson Carrow, Lionel Oliver, Edward Beavan, Thomas Edward Preston Lefroy - Railroad law - 1846
...them and the public, the terms of which are expressed in the statute; and the rule of construction is, that any ambiguity in the terms of the contract must operate against the Company of adventurers, and in favour of the public. The proprietors, therefore, can claim nothing...
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Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Common Pleas: With ..., Volume 4

Great Britain. Court of Common Pleas, James Manning, Thomas Colpitts Granger - Election law - 1842
...a bargain between a company of adventurers and the public, the terms of which are expressed in the statute, and the rule of construction in all such...not clearly given to them by the act. This rule is laid down in distinct terms by the court in the case of The Hull Dock Company v. La Marche (b) where...
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Scott's New Reports in the Court of Common Pleas and Exchequer Chamber, Volume 1

John Scott - Law reports, digests, etc - 1842
...a bargain between a company of adventurers and the public, the terms of which are expressed in the statute ; and the rule of construction in all such...not clearly given to them by the act. This rule is laid down in distinct terms by the court in the case of The Hull Dock Company v. La Marche, 8 B. &...
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Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Common Pleas, Volume 2

Great Britain. Court of Common Pleas, James Manning, Thomas Colpitts Granger - Law reports, digests, etc - 1842
...a bargain between a company of adventurers and the public, the terms of which are expressed in the statute, and the rule of construction in all such...nothing which is not clearly given to them by the net. This rule is laid down in distinct terms by the court in the case of The Hull Dock Company v....
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