Great Southern Railway: A Trunk Line, Between the North and the Tropics, to Within Ninety Miles of Havana, Connecting at the Nearest Possible Point with the West Indies, Central and South America (Google eBook)

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W.P. Hickok, printer, 1878 - Florida - 267 pages
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Page 1 - Legislature, and after being passed in one house may be amended in the other. SEC. 13. The enacting clause of every law shall be as follows : " The people of the State of Florida, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows.
Page 8 - ... setting forth in substance the grounds of their application, and the court, after due notice to all parties interested, may proceed to hear the matter, and for reasonable cause decree a dissolution of the corporation.
Page 16 - ... and other materials for the construction thereof; said right of way is granted to said railroad to the extent of two hundred feet in width on each side of said railroad where it may pass over the public lands, including all necessary grounds for stations, buildings, workshops, and depots, machine shops, switches, side tracks, turntables, and water stations.
Page 2 - ... convey and dispose of, to sue and be sued, to plead and be impleaded, to contract and be contracted with, to make a common seal, and at pleasure to alter...
Page 8 - all corporations shall continue bodies corporate for the term of three years after the time of dissolution from any cause, for the purpose of prosecuting or defending suits by or against them and enabling them gradually to settle and close their business, to dispose of and convey their property, and to divide their capital stock" "but not for the purpose of continuing the business for which said corporation shall have been established.
Page 16 - Company, its successors and assigns, for the construction of a railroad and telegraph as proposed ; and the right, power, and authority is hereby given to said corporation to take from the public lands adjacent to the line of said road material of earth, stone, timber, and so forth, for the construction thereof.
Page 132 - It is to be regretted that this disparity in the carrying trade exists, and to correct it I would be willing to see a great departure from the usual course of Government in supporting what might usually be termed private enterprise. I would not suggest as a remedy direct subsidy to American steamship lines, but...
Page 5 - ... said company, at the option of said company and the holder or holders of said bonds, and that no bond shall be issued for a sum less than one hundred dollars. " SECTION 6. That the president and directors of said company are hereby authorized to pay to the stockholders, in the months of January and July in each year, interest at the rate of six per centum per annum on all instalments paid by them, and to continue to pay the same until the road shall be completed; and all the profits or earnings...
Page 7 - That it shall be lawful for any corporation to convey lands by deed, sealed with, the common seal of said corporation, and signed by the President or presiding member or Trustee of said corporation...
Page 16 - That the right of way through the public lands be, and the same is hereby granted to said company for the construction of said railroad and telegraph line...

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