Corporations: A Study of the Origin and Development of Great Business Combinations and of Their Relation to the Authority of the State, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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G. P. Putnam's sons, 1905 - Corporations
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Page 120 - ... the Governor and Company of Merchants of London, trading into the East Indies...
Page 193 - ... win and incite the natives of [the] country to the knowledge and obedience of the only true God and Saviour of mankind, and the Christian faith, which in our royal intention, and the adventurers' free profession, is the principal end of this plantation.
Page 55 - Queen's most excellent majesty, and her most noble progenitors, as by sundry other well disposed persons; some for relief of aged, impotent and poor people, some for maintenance of sick and maimed soldiers and mariners...
Page 175 - Name of the Council Established at Plymouth in the County of Devon, for the Planting, Ruling, Ordering and Governing of New England in America...
Page 217 - But the body politic may also itself be dissolved in several ways, which dissolution is the civil death of the corporation ; and in this case their lands and tenements shall revert to the person or his heirs, who granted them to the corporation ; for the law doth annex a condition to every such grant, that, if the corporation be dissolved, the grantor shall have the lands again, because the cause of the grant faileth.
Page 152 - ... the governor and company of the Bank of England, or by the governor and company of merchants of Great Britain trading to the South Seas and other parts of America...
Page 202 - ... in the law, to all intents, constructions and purposes whatsoever, according to our true intent and meaning...
Page 186 - Commons,, .grant ... .to the aforesaid Inhabitants of the Towns of Providence, Portsmouth, and Newport, a free and absolute Charter of Incorporation, to be known by the Name of "The Incorporation of Providence Plantations, in the Narragansett Bay, in New England.".
Page 188 - America, where, by cultivating the lands, at present waste and desolate, they might not only gain a comfortable subsistence for themselves and families, but also strengthen our colonies and increase the trade, navigation, and wealth of these our realms...
Page 186 - England, together with full power and authority to rule themselves, and such others as shall hereafter inhabit within any part of the said tract of land, by such a form of civil government, as by voluntary consent of all, or a greater part of them, they shall find most suitable to their estate and condition...

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