Journal of the Franklin Institute, Volume 46 (Google eBook)

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Pergamon Press, 1848 - Meteorology
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Vols. 1-69 include more or less complete patent reports of the U. S. Patent Office for years 1825-59.
  

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Page 76 - 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 at the place of starting...
Page 5 - When the certificate shall have been filed as aforesaid, the persons who shall have signed and acknowledged the same, and their successors, shall be a body politic and corporate...
Page 105 - What we claim as our invention, and desire to secure...
Page 91 - What I claim as my invention, and which I desire to secure by letters patent, is the...
Page 8 - If the directors of any such company shall declare and pay any dividend when the company is insolvent, or any dividend the payment of which would render it insolvent, they shall be jointly and severally liable for all the debts of the company then existing...
Page 75 - ... from the transportation of passengers, property, mails, and express matter, and from other sources; 5. The amount of freight, specifying the quantity in tons; 6. The amount paid for repairs of engines, cars, buildings, and other expenses, in gross, showing the current expenses of running such road; 7. The number and amount of dividends, and when paid; 8.
Page 77 - If any person shall, while in charge of a locomotive engine running upon the railroad of any such corporation, or while acting as the conductor of a car or train of cars on any such railroad, be intoxicated, he shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor.
Page 8 - ... shall be jointly and severally liable for all the debts of the company then existing, and for all that shall be thereafter contracted...
Page 7 - All the stockholders of every company incorporated under this act, shall be severally, individually liable to the creditors of the company in which they are stockholders, to an amount equal to the amount of stock held by them respectively...
Page 77 - ... corporation, or any engine, machine or structure, or any matter or thing appertaining to the same, shall be stopped, obstructed, impaired, weakened, injured or destroyed, the person or persons so offending shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall forfeit and pay to the said corporation treble the amount of damages sustained by means of such offense.

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