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" The establishment of that great thoroughfare is regarded as a public work, established by public authority, intended for the public use and benefit, the use of which is secured to the whole community, and constitutes, therefore, like a canal, turnpike... "
Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial ... - Page 178
by Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court - 1862
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Report of the Commissioners Appointed by the Governor Under Authority of a ...

David Ames Wells - Tax assessment - 1871 - 154 pages
...private property for its construction, without the owner's consent, is, that it was for the public use. It is true that the real and personal property necessary...particular manner and for the accomplishment of a well-defined public object ; and they are required to render frequent accounts * In Massachusetts,...
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Report (Second report). Repr

New York state, commissioners appointed to revise the laws for the assessment and collection of taxes - 1871
...private property for its construction, without the owner's consent, is, that it was for the public use. It is true that the real and personal property necessary...particular manner and for the accomplishment of a well-defined public object ; and they are required to render frequent accounts * In Massachussetts,...
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Report (Second report). Repr

New York state, commissioners appointed to revise the laws for the assessment and collection of taxes - 1871
...private property for its construction, without the owner's consent, is, that it was for the public use. It is true that the real and personal property necessary...general power of disposal incident to the absolute i-ight of property ; they are obliged to use it in a particular manner and for the accomplishment of...
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Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme ..., Volume 45

Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1864
...by the shareholders, and the income goes to their benefit. Commonwealth v. Wilkinson, 16 Pick. 175. It is true, that the real and personal property, necessary to the establishment and management of the rail road, is vested in the corporation ; but it is in trust for the public. The company have not the...
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Executive Documents, Minnesota ..., Volume 2

Minnesota - 1872
...public work; and the public accommodation is the ultimate object." 18 Pick. 482, 16 Pick. 175. " It is true that the real and personal property necessary...vested in the corporation ; but it is in trust for the public.'1'' 4 3fetca?f, 500. " The object for which it is constructed must determine the nature...
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The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General ..., Volume 18

Isaac Grant Thompson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1876
...of their creation. "It is true," observes SHAW, CJ, in Worcester v. Western RR Co., 4 Mete. 564, " that the real and personal property necessary to the...particular manner and for the accomplishment of a well-defined public object." In order to enforce such use of their franchises, the writ of ',nandamns...
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Biennial Report of the Railroad Commissioner of the State of Vermont

Vermont. Railroad Commissioner - Railroads and state - 1876
...interest of the public. The company exercises a sort of public office, and has public duties to perform. It is true that the real and personal property necessary to the establishment and management of a railroad is vested in the corporation ; but it is in trust for the public. When the question of the...
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A Treatise on the Law of Taxation as Imposed by the States and Their ...

William Henry Burroughs - Local taxation - 1877 - 751 pages
...upon this principle, that it is considered as property appropriated to public use the property is vested in the corporation, but it is in trust for the public ; they arc obliged to use it for a well-defined public object.7 The exemption in the case last cited...
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The Elements of Political Economy

Francis Wayland - Economics - 1878 - 403 pages
..."in their very nature railroads are public highways." Chief Justice Shaw, of Massachusetts, says, " the real and personal property necessary to the establishment and management of a railroad is vested in the corporation, but it is in trust for the public." It is therefore, as an...
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