Federal and Local Legislation Relating to Canals and Steam Railroads in the District of Columbia, 1802-1903 (Google eBook)

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1903 - Railroad law - 264 pages
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Page 104 - 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 12 - ... shall forfeit and pay fifty dollars, to be recovered before any justice of the peace of the county into which such pauper shall be brought...
Page 51 - Be it enacted by the Board of Aldermen and Board of Common Council of the City of Washington...
Page 102 - ... to make and prescribe such by-laws, rules, and regulations as they shall deem needful and proper touching the disposition and management of the stock, property, estate, and effects of the company...
Page 14 - Notice. , until after ten days' notice thereof has been served on the owner of the real estate so to be taken, when he resides in the District of Columbia, or by publication of notice in one or more of the daily newspapers published in the city of Washington, for twenty days where such owner resides beyond said District.
Page 131 - To the extent to which Congress shall approve of said estimates, Congress shall appropriate the amount of fifty per centum thereof; and the remaining fifty per centum of such approved estimates shall be levied and assessed upon the taxable property and privileges in said District other than the property of the United States and of the District of Columbia.
Page 193 - ... shall be filed in said court for the benefit of those interested, and recovery may be had thereon for the amount of damages assessed, if the same be not paid or cannot be made by execution on the judgment in the issue formed to try the question. "The viewers provided for in this section may be appointed before or after the entry for constructing said work or taking materials therefor...
Page 77 - Be it enacted by the Senate and Howe of Representatives of the United States...
Page 108 - ' and by that name shall have perpetual succession, and shall be able to sue and to be sued, plead and be impleaded, defend and...
Page 37 - ... property or materials, to be valued on a day named in said warrant, not less than ten nor more than twenty days after the issuing of the same; and if at said time and place...

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