Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the National Board of Trade, Volume 15

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Page 124 - But the discount of bills of exchange drawn in good faith against actually existing values, and the discount of commercial or business paper actually owned by the person negotiating the same, shall not be considered as money borrowed.
Page 125 - ... check before the amount thereof shall have been regularly entered to the credit of the drawer upon the books of the bank, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and shall...
Page 125 - An act in reference to certifying checks by national banks,' approved March third, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine, being section fifty-two hundred and eight of the Revised Statutes of the United States, or who shall resort to any device, or receive any fictitious obligation, direct or collateral, in order...
Page 123 - The total liabilities to any. association, or any person, or of any company, corporation, or firm for money borrowed, including in the liabilities of the company or firm, the liabilities of the several members thereof, shall at no time exceed one-tenth part of the amount of the capital stock of such association actually paid in...
Page 125 - That any person who knowingly procures naturalization in violation of the provisions of this act shall be fined not more than five thousand dollars, or shall be imprisoned not more than five years, or both, and upon conviction the court in which such conviction is had shall thereupon adjudge and declare the final order admitting such person to citizenship void.
Page 195 - Whenever the President is satisfied that there is good reason to believe that any importation is being made, or is about to be made, into the United States, from any foreign country, of any article used for human food or drink...
Page v - States ; in order to secure unity and harmony of action in reference to commercial usages, customs and laws; and especially, in order to secure the proper consideration of questions pertaining to the financial, commercial and industrial interests of the country at large...
Page 26 - ... other than as now established by law. '' ' Section 5- That all goods and merchandise delivered to and received by any such public carrier shall be deemed as shipped subject to the conditions of this Act, and entitled to a bill of lading in accordance therewith ; and upon the refusal of the master or agent to issue such bill of lading on demand within a reasonable period after shipment, unless such goods and merchandise have been received from a preceding carrier, and a bill of lading in conformity...
Page ix - Board, and also fail to pay its assessment for two years, it shall cease to be considered in membership. ARTICLE x. SECTION 1; This Constitution may be amended at any meeting, on a vote of two-thirds of the delegates present, notice of the proposed amendment having been first submitted to the Secretary by a constituent body, at least forty days previous to the meeting at which the same is to be considered, and transmitted by the Secretary in circular copies to each constituent body at least thirty...
Page 166 - ... to railroad, grain elevator and wharf charges, favoring State elevators, opposing use of the canals and other water transportation by railroads, urging repeal of pilotage laws and urging improvement of the canals on one thousand ton barge plan and opposing "all seaboard freight discriminations."] Proposed by the New York Board of Trade and Transportation: "Resolved, That while it is impracticable that this body shall suggest or recommend specific or detailed propositions for improving the methods...

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