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History of the Railroads and Canals of the United States ..., Volume 1
Henry Varnum Poor
No preview available - 2015
1st April 1st December 1st Jan 1st January 1st July 1st Mortgage Act of incorporation Amends act amount April 15 April 21 Articles of association association filed baggage baggage cars Baltimore Board of Directors Boston Branch Buffalo Canal cars cent chap coal Company was chartered completed consolidation construction was commenced Corporate Titles Cost of Road coupon bonds coupons semi-annually dated 1st Delaware detail as follows Directors and Officers dividends ending 30th Erie Railroad February Financial year ending Floating Debt Freight Funded Debt Graduation and masonry Gross Earnings Haven Income Account interest semi-annually issued June lease Length less exp loan Mails March March 26 miles paid Passenger earnings payable 1st Philadelphia Pittsburg Preferred Stock principal 1st Principal Office Railroad Company Receipts rent River Rolling Stock—Locomotive engines Schenectady Second track Share capital Share Capital—Authorized Sinking Fund stockholders Supplement to act Susquehanna Total Treasurer Yearly York City
Page 327 - ... but the person pledging such stock shall be considered as holding the same, and shall be liable as a stockholder accordingly, and the estates and funds in the hands of such executor, administrator, guardian or trustee, shall be liable in like manner, and to the same extent as the testator or intestate. or the ward or person interested in such trust fund would have been, if he had been living and competent to act, and held the same stock in his own name.
Page 331 - To take and hold such voluntary grants of real estate and other property as shall be made to it, to aid in the construction, maintenance and accommodation of its railroad ; but the real estate received by voluntary grant shall be held and used for the purposes of such grant only.
Page 325 - Corporations may be formed under general laws; but shall not be created by special act, except for municipal purposes, and in cases where, in the judgment of the Legislature, the objects of the corporation cannot be attained under general laws. All general laws and special acts passed pursuant to this section, may be altered from time to time or repealed.
Page 331 - To cause such examination and surveys for its proposed railroad to be made, as may be necessary to the selection of the most advantageous route ; and for such purpose, by its officers or agents and servants, to enter upon the lands or waters of any person, but subject to responsibility for all damages which shall be done thereto.
Page 326 - No person shall be a director or president unless he shall be a stockholder owning stock absolutely in his own right and qualified to vote for directors at the election at which he shall be chosen; and at every election of directors the books and papers of such company shall be exhibited to the meeting if a majority of the stockholders present shall require it.
Page 331 - To construct their road across, along, or upon any stream of water, water-course, street, highway, plank road, turnpike or canal, which the route of its road shall intersect or touch; but the company shall restore the stream or watercourse, street, highway, plank road and turnpike thus intersected or touched, to its former state, or to such state as not unnecessarily to have impaired its usefulness.
Page 325 - ... and thereupon the persons who have so subscribed such articles of association, and all persons who shall become stockholders in such company, shall be a corporation...
Page 335 - ... shall have the same powers, rights and privileges, and be subject to the same duties as if they had been...