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" A corporation is an artificial being, invisible, intangible, and existing only in contemplation of law. Being the mere creature of law, it possesses only those properties which the charter of its creation confers upon it, either expressly or as incidental... "
Burgess' Commercial Law: A Text Book for All Classes of Schools and Colleges ... - Page 297
by Kenneth Farwell Burgess, James A. Lyons - 1921 - 392 pages
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Report of the Joint Committee of both Houses of the General Assembly of Ohio ...

Ohio. General Assembly. Joint Committee on the Communication of the Auditor of State - Business & Economics - 1821 - 64 pages
...be instituted. " A corporation," says chief justice Marshal), id the case of Dartmouth College, " is an artificial "being; invisible, intangible, and existing only in "contemplation of law. Being the mere creature " of law, it possesses only those properties, which " the charter of its creation...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme ..., Volume 9; Volume 22

United States. Supreme Court, William Cranch, Henry Wheaton, Richard Peters, Benjamin Chew Howard, Jeremiah Sullivan Black - Law reports, digests, etc - 1824
...be given, than that contained in the definition of a corporation by this Court: " A corporation is an artificial being, invisible, intangible, and existing only in contemplation of law. Being the mere creature of law, it possesses only those properties which the charter of its creation...
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An Argument, in Favor of the Constitutionality of the General Banking Law of ...

Samuel Alfred Foot - Banking law - 1839 - 101 pages
...and true nature of things, speaks of this feature of a corporation in this way : " A corporation is an artificial being, invisible, intangible, and existing only in contemplation of law. Being the mere creature of law, it possesses only those properties which the charter of its creation...
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The Writings of John Marshall: Late Chief Justice of the United States, Upon ...

John Marshall - Constitutional law - 1839 - 728 pages
...government. Is it from the act of incorporation ? Let this subject be considered. A corporation is an artificial being, invisible, intangible, and existing only in contemplation of law. Being the mere creature of law. it possesses only those properties which the charter of its creation...
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A Law Dictionary: Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the ..., Volume 1

John Bouvier - Anglo-Norman dialect - 1843
...Dartmouth College against Woodward, 4 Wheat. Rep. 636, Chief Justice Marshall describes a corporation to be "an artificial being, invisible, intangible and existing only in contemplation of law. Being the mere creature of law," continues the judge, " it possesses only those properties which the...
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A Treatise on the Law of Private Corporations Aggregate

Joseph Kinnicut Angell, Samuel Ames - Corporation law - 1846 - 795 pages
...celebrated case of Dartmouth College v. Woodward : t " A corporation," says the Chief Justice, " is an artificial being, invisible, intangible, and existing only in contemplation of law. Being the mere creature of law, it possesses only those properties, which the charter of its creation...
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A Selection of Leading Cases Upon Commercial Law: Decided by the Supreme ...

Commercial law - 1847 - 500 pages
...Wheat. 636, the same principle was again decided by the Court. " A corporation," said the Court, "is an artificial being, invisible, intangible, and existing only in contemplation of law. Being a mere creature of the law, it possesses only those properties which the charter of its creation...
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Reports of Cases in Law and Equity, Argued and Determined in the ..., Volume 5

Georgia. Supreme Court - Equity - 1849
...majority. [1.] A corporation, says Chief Justice Marshall, (in Dartmouth College os. Woodward,) is an artificial being, invisible, intangible, and existing only in contemplation of law. Being the mere creature of the law, it possesses only those properties which the charter of its creation...
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Lives of Eminent Literary and Scientific Men of America

James Wynne - History - 1850 - 356 pages
...following lucid exposition of that abstract phenomenon, a corporation, is given : "A corporation is an artificial being, invisible, intangible, and existing only in contemplation of law. Being the mere creature of law, it possesses only those properties which the charter of its creation...
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Institutes of American law, Volume 1

John Bouvier - Law - 1854
...Book 1, part 1, tit. 2, chap. 2. No. 180. It is, as it is well observed by Chief Justice Marshall, " an artificial being, invisible, intangible, and existing only in contemplation of law. "(a) CHAPTER H. OF THE CREATION OF A CORPORATION. 179. Unlike the law of England, which allows the...
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