Massachusetts Reports, Volume 203 (Google eBook)

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H.O. Houghton and Company, 1910 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 239 - ... to quit and deliver up the premises to the lessor or his attorney, peaceably and quietly, at the end of the term, in as good order and condition, reasonable use and wearing thereof, fire and other unavoidable casualties excepted, as the same now are or may be put into by the said lessor...
Page 213 - ... merits, nor impeachable for fraud in obtaining them, if rendered by a court having jurisdiction of the cause and of the parties.
Page 207 - The clause of the federal constitution which requires full faith and credit to be given in each state to the records and judicial proceedings of every other state...
Page 544 - It may be stated as universally true that where an employment or duty is a continuing one, which is defined by rules prescribed by law and not by contract, such a charge or employment is an office, and the person who performs it is an officer.
Page 215 - We cannot conceive that it was the intent of the framers of the Constitution to...
Page 227 - Unless some provision to the contrary is to be found in the charter or other instrument by which the company is incorporated, the resolution of a majority of the shareholders, duly convened, upon any question with which the company is legally competent to deal, is binding upon the minority, and consequently upon the company, and every shareholder has a perfect right to vote upon any such question, although he may have a personal interest in the subject matter opposed to, or different from, the general...
Page 709 - A pledgee of stock transferred as collateral security shall be entitled to a new certificate if the instrument of transfer substantially describes the debt or duty which is intended to be secured thereby.
Page 184 - The second principle is that where persons form such an association, or begin or start the project of one, from that time they do stand in a confidential relation to each other, and to all others who may subsequently become members or subscribers ; and it is not competent for any of them to purchase property for the purpose of such a company, and then sell it at an advance without a full disclosure of the facts.
Page 233 - June, and to quit and deliver up the premises to the lessor or his attorney, peaceably and quietly at the end of the term, in as good order and condition, reasonable use and wear thereof, fire and other unavoidable casualties excepted, as the same now are...
Page 198 - The difficulty that meets the petitioner at the outset is that it has assented to the transaction with the full knowledge of the facts. It is said, to be sure, that on September 18, when the shares were issued to the sellers, there were already subscribers to the 20,000 shares that the public took. But this does not appear from the bill, unless it should be inferred from the ambiguous statement that on that day it was voted to issue...

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