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" ... no amendment or alteration of the charter can take away the property or rights which have become vested under a legitimate exercise of the powers granted. "
Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial ... - Page 253
by Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court - 1864
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Michigan Reports: Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of Michigan, Volume 43

Michigan. Supreme Court, Harry Burns Hutchins, George C. Gibbs, Randolph Manning, Thomas McIntyre Cooley, Elijah W. Meddaugh, William Jennison, Hovey K. Clarke, Henry Allen Chaney, Hoyt Post, William Dudley Fuller, John Adams Brooks, Marquis B. Eaton, Herschel Bouton Lazell, James M. Reasoner, Richard W. Cooper, Van Buren Denslow, Edgar Arthur Cooley, Marshall Davis Ewell, John L. Stoddard, Edward Gott (A.), Russell Cowles Ostrander - Law reports, digests, etc - 1881
...alter, amend or repeal the corporate franchises was sustained, it was at the same time declared that "no amendment or alteration of the charter can take...under a legitimate exercise of the powers granted." The same doctrine is clearly asserted and affirmed in Railroad Company v. Maine 96 U. 8. 499, and is...
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North Carolina Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the ..., Volume 77

Law reports, digests, etc - 1877
...how otherwise ? In that case the rule suggested as the most reasonable was this ; that where under a power in a charter rights have been acquired and become...under a legitimate exercise of the powers granted. Commonwealth v. Essex Company, 13 Gray, 239 ; Crease v. Babcock, 23 Pick. 334 No such question, however,...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 22

Law - 1880
...alter, amend or repeal the corporate franchises was sustained, it was at the same time declared that "no amendment or alteration of the charter can take...under a legitimate exercise of the powers granted." The game doctrine is clearly asserted and affirmed in Railroad Co. v. Maine, 96 U. 8. 499, and is assumed...
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Annual Report of the Railroad Commissioners of the State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin. Railroad Commissioners' Dept - Railroad law - 1875
...future annual damages? Perhaps from these extreme cases for extreme cases are allowable to test a legal principle the rule to be extracted is...under a legitimate exercise of the powers granted." In the case of Holyoke Co. rs. Lyman, 15 Wallace, 500, the principles above announced by Chief Justice...
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Annual Report of the Railroad Commissioners of the State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin. Railroad Commissioners' Dept - Railroad law - 1875
...that this power should have some limit, though it is difficult to define it. Perhaps the true rule is this: That where under power in a charter, rights...under a legitimate exercise of the powers granted." In Commissioners, &c., vs. Holyoke, c., 104 Mass., p. 451, it is held that the law does not reserve...
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Public Documents of the State of Wisconsin: Being the Reports of ..., Volume 2

Wisconsin - Wisconsin - 1876
...future annual damages? Perhaps from these extreme cases for extreme cases are allowable to test a legal principle the rule to be extracted is...under a legitimate exercise of the powers granted." In the case of Holyoke Co. m. Lyiuan, 15 Wallace, 500, the principles above announced by Chief Justice...
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Reports of Committees: 30th Congress, 1st Session - 48th Congress, 2nd Session

United States. Congress. Senate - United States - 1876
...1'rinciple the rule to be extracted is this : that when, under power in a charter, rights bive been acquired and become vested, no amendment or alteration...under a legitimate exercise of the powers granted. The Supreme Court of the United States also comments on this reserved power in the case of Miller rs....
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Notes of Constitutional Decisions: Being a Digest of the Judicial ...

Orlando Bump - Constitutional law - 1878 - 424 pages
...the charter contains a reservation of the right to alter or amend it, yet no amendment or alteration can take away the property or rights which have become...under a legitimate exercise of the powers granted by the charter. Comm. v. Essex Co. 79 Mass. 239. Where there is a reservation of the right to alter...
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Pacific Railroads in Congress, 1877 and 1878: Proceedings Compiled from ...

Pacific railroads - 1878 - 694 pages
...s have been acquired and become vested, no amendment or alteration of the charter can take away tho property or rights which have become vested under a legitimate exercise of the powers granted. So, in the case of Miller r. The State, decided by the Supreme Court of the United States, in 15...
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The Northwestern Reporter, Volume 150

Law reports, digests, etc - 1915
...used and enjoyed, which does not defeat or essentially impair the object of the grant, or take away property or rights which have become vested under a legitimate exercise of the powers granted. [11J We agree with counsel for defendant that it is immaterial to the consideration of this case whether...
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