The Statutes of the Territory of Kansas (Google eBook)

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John T. Brady, 1857 - Session laws
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Page 342 - Company," and by that name shall have perpetual succession, and shall be able to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, defend and be defended, in all courts of law and equity within the United States, and may make and have a common seal.
Page 2 - That no contract for the sale of any goods, wares, and merchandise, for the price of ten pounds sterling or upwards, shall be allowed to be good, except the buyer shall accept part of the goods so sold, and actually receive the same, or give something in earnest to bind the bargain, or in part payment...
Page 33 - Every such corporation shall start and run their cars for the transportation of passengers and property, at regular times, to be fixed by public notice; and shall furnish sufficient accommodations for the transportation of all such passengers and property, as shall, within a reasonable time previous thereto, be offered for transportation...
Page 15 - ... but the person pledging such stock shall be considered as holding the same, and shall be liable as a stockholder accordingly; and the estates and funds in the hands of such executor, administrator, guardian or trustee shall be liable in like manner, and to the same extent as the testator or intestate, or the ward or person interested in such trust fund would have been, if he had been living and competent to act, and held the same stock in his own name.
Page 28 - Peninsula." (187.) SEc. 2. Every conductor, bnggagc-maeter, engineer, brakeman, or other servant of all the railroads embraced in the first section of this act, employed in a passenger train, or at stations for passengers, shall wear upon his hat or cap a badge which shall indicate his office, and the initial letters of the style of the corporation by which he is employed.
Page 296 - ... to have and use a common seal, and to alter the same at pleasure ; to...
Page 343 - A majority of each house shall constitute a quorum to do business; but a smaller number may adjourn from day to day, and may compel the attendance of absent members in such manner, and under such penalties, as each house may provide.
Page 24 - To take and hold such voluntary grants of real estate and other property as shall be made to it, to aid in the construction, maintenance and accommodation of its rai>oad ; but the real estate received by voluntary grant shall be held and used for the purposes of such grant only.
Page 25 - ... to lay out its road, not exceeding one hundred feet in width, and to construct the same; and, for the purpose of cuttings and embankments,, to take as much more land as may be necessary for the proper construction and security of the road...
Page 14 - Such notice must state the time and place of the meeting, and its object, and the amount to which it is proposed to increase the capital stock. The proceedings of such meeting must be entered on the minutes of the proceedings. of the company, and thereupon the capital...

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