Public Companies from the Cradle to the Grave, Or, How Promoters Prey on the People

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Wyman & Sons, 1883 - Stock companies - 104 pages
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Page 37 - The name of the first is Pison: that is it which compasseth the whole land of Havilah, where there is gold; and the gold of that land is good: there is bdellium and the onyx stone.
Page 6 - ... shall be deemed to be a company having a permanent paid-up, or nominal capital of fixed amount, divided into shares, also of fixed amount, or held and transferable as stock, or divided and held, partly in one way and partly in the other, and formed on the principle of having for its members the holders of shares in such capital, or the holders of such stock, and no other persons...
Page 22 - Whenever the Court is of opinion that it is just and equitable that the Company should be wound up.
Page 40 - Is. per Ib., the directors feel justified in stating they confidently believe the profits of this company will be more than sufficient to pay dividends of at least 50 per cent, on the nominal capital, and will exceed those of the company working the English patent, which, having only been formed a little over twelve months, has entered into a contract which will yield the return, by way of annual dividends, of a sum equal to the whole paid-up capital of the company of 34,000.
Page 101 - WE, the several persons whose names and addresses are subscribed, are desirous of being formed into a company, in pursuance of this memorandum of association, and we respectively agree to take the number of shares in the capital of the company set opposite our respective names.

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