History of the Washington Association of New Jersey (Google eBook)

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1891 - Morristown (N.J.) - 39 pages
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Page 21 - 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...
Page 22 - ... to open books of subscription and take and receive subscriptions to such capital stock, at such time or times, and in such manner as they shall deem proper, issuing to such subscribers...
Page 22 - The capital stock of said company shall be two hundred thousand dollars, to be divided into shares of one hundred dollars each, and the persons named in the first section of this act, or a majority of them, may...
Page 24 - And be it further enacted, That this Act shall be deemed a Public Act, and shall extend to Great Britain and Ireland and Benuick-upon-Tweed, and be judicially taken notice of as such by all Judges, Justices, and other Persons whatsoever, without the same being specially shown or pleaded.
Page 23 - Morristown, and thereupon elect a board of trustees of not less than six nor more than nine members...
Page 23 - That so long as the building known as the Washington Headquarters shall be open to the public free of charge, at all proper times, and so long as it shall be held as an historical building, within which all the people of New Jersey may deposit articles of interest connected with the men and events of our Revolutionary struggle, the Treasurer of this State shall pay to the president or treasurer of the Washington Association, on the first days of April and of November of each and...
Page 26 - That the persons so incorporated and their successors, shall have power to receive subscriptions to the stock of said corporation, to the amount of fifty thousand dollars, in shares of one hundred dollars each; and they shall also have power to hold...
Page 21 - State have purchased the property occupied by General George Washington during a portion of the Revolutionary War, located at Morristown, in this State, and known as the Washington Headquarters ; and whereas it is the desire and purpose of said purchasers to place the property within the possession of an Association, whose purpose and duty will be to maintain it through future generations, sacred with its peculiar historic associations ; 1.
Page 8 - Colonel Jacob Ford, Senior prominent as a merchant, iron manufacturer, and land owner, who was president Judge of the County Court from the formation of the County in 1740 until his death in 1777, and who presided over the meeting, June 27, 1774, which appointed the first "Committee of Correspondence" conveyed the tract of 2'>0 acres surrounding the house to his sou, Jacob Ford, junior, March 24, l~C>-2.
Page 23 - ... five for one year; and at each annual meeting five Trustees shall be elected for the term of three years. In case of a vacancy occurring in the Board of Trustees, the remaining Trustees shall fill the same until the next annual election, when the vacancies shall be filled by votes of the members. The Trustees shall hold their offices until their successors are elected and qualified. SEC. 2. The Board of Trustees shall elect a President, one or more Vice Presidents, a Treasurer, a Secretary and...

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