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" We take the general doctrine to be, in this country (though there may be exceptional cases and some authorities to the contrary), that the powers of corporations, organized under legislative statutes, are such, and such only, as those statutes confer.... "
Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial ... - Page 270
by Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court - 1883
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Reports of the Supreme Court of the United States, Volume 11; Volume 101

United States. Supreme Court, William T. Otto - Law reports, digests, etc - 1880
...think there is any thing in the language of the charter which authorized the making of this agreement. We do not concur in this proposition. We take the...these powers implies the exclusion of all others. This class of subjects has received much consideration of late years in the English courts, and counsel...
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The Doctrine of Ultra Vires: Illustrated and Explained by Selected Cases ...

George Washington Field - Ultra vires - 1881 - 600 pages
...a shareholder may enjoin its execution; and the State may, by proper process, forfeit the charter." We do not concur in this proposition. We take the...these powers implies the exclusion of all others. This class of subjects has received much consideration of late years in the English courts, and counsel...
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Southern Law Review and Chart of the Southern Law and Collection Union, Volume 6

Law - 1881
...of corporations organized under legislative charters are only such as the statutes confer. Conceding that what is fairly implied is as much granted as...these powers implies the exclusion of all others. A lease by a railroad company of all its road, rolling-stock, and franchises for which there is no...
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The Southern Law Review, Volume 6

Law - 1881
...— Possession organized under legislative charters are only such as the statutes confer. Conceding that what is fairly implied is as much granted as...these powers implies the exclusion of all others. A lease by a railroad company or all its road, rolling-stock, and franchises for which there is no...
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d ...

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1881
...what is fairly implied is а,ч much granted as what is expressed, it remains that the charter of » corporation is the measure of its powers, and that...these powers implies the exclusion of all others. This class of subjects has received much consideration of late years in the English court«, and counsel...
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The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All the ..., Volume 3

Lawrence Lewis, Adelbert Hamilton, John Houston Merrill, William Mark McKinney, James Manford Kerr, John Crawford Thomson - Railroad law - 1882
...passu with the common shares. Is this proposition then authorized by the charter of the corporation ? applicable to all statutes, that what is fairly implied...these powers implies the exclusion of all others." Whatever power the defendant has in the premises can only be found in its general authority to borrow...
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The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General ..., Volume 41

Isaac Grant Thompson, Irving Browne, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company - Law reports, digests, etc - 1883
...corporation to recover the value of the unexpired term. The opinion was delivered by Mr. Justice MIJ.LEK. It was argued by the counsel for the plaintiffs in...particularly to the decision of the House of Lords in Aahbury Railway Carriage tf Iron Co. v. Riche, as establishing " the broad doctrine that a contract...
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Annual Report of the American Bar Association: Including ..., Volume 5

American Bar Association - Bar associations - 1883
...that the power of corporations organized under legislative statutes are such, and such only, as these statutes confer, conceding the rule applicable to...these powers implies the exclusion of all others." And it follows, as a logical and necessary conclusion from this doctrine, that no vote or act of a...
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United States reports: cases adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 118

United States. Supreme Court, John Chandler Bancroft Davis, Henry Putzel, Henry C. Lind, Frank D. Wagner - Law reports, digests, etc - 1886
...execution, and the State may, by proper process, forfeit the charter. To this the court responded : " We do not concur in this proposition. "We take the...these powers implies the exclusion of all others." The reports of decisions in the English courts were very fully examined, as will be seen by the reported...
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Federal decisions: cases argued and determined in the Supreme ..., Volume 10

William G. Myer, United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1884
...comprehensively stated by Mr. Justice Miller, in Tliomas v. West Jersey R Co., 101 US, 82 (§§ 908-91Í, infra): "We take the general doctrine to be in this country,...these powers implies the exclusion of all others." § 872. Under the power to borrow money, a corporation cannot issue irredeemable bonds. Whatever power...
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