Annual Report of the Corporation of the Chamber of Commerce, of the State of New York, for the Year ...

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Press of the Chamber of Commerce, 1876 - Commerce

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Page 180 - Know ye, therefore, that We, of our especial grace, certain knowledge, and mere motion do by these presents, for us, our heirs and successors, give and grant unto the said...
Page 92 - ... lawful money and a legal tender in payment of all debts, public and private, within the United States, except duties on imports and interest as aforesaid.
Page 94 - ... conflicting questions and interpretations of the laws by virtue of which such obligations have been contracted, it is hereby provided and declared that the faith of the United States is solemnly pledged to the payment in coin or its equivalent of all the obligations of the United States not bearing interest, known as United States notes, and of all the interest-bearing obligations of the United States, except in cases where the law authorizing the issue of any such obligation has expressly provided...
Page 181 - ... damnum, or other writs, inquisitions or precepts hath been upon this occasion had, made, issued or prosecuted, any statute, act, ordinance or provision, or other matter or thing to the contrary thereof in any wise notwithstanding. In testimony whereof, we have caused these our letters to be made patent, and the great seal of our said province to be hereunto affixed...
Page 93 - July, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, which is to be set apart as a sinking fund, and the interest of which shall in like manner be applied to the purchase or payment of the public debt as the Secretary of the Treasury shall from time to time direct.
Page 180 - Meeting of our said Corporation, unless such Person or Persons so appointed shall be then approved of by the Majority of such of the Members of the said Corporation as shall then be met. — And We do further, of our especial Grace, certain Knowledge, and mere Motion, for us, our Heirs and Successors, Grant and...
Page 94 - States notes shall be convertible into coin at the option of the holder, or unless at such time the bonds of the United States bearing a lower rate of interest than the bonds to be redeemed can be sold at par in coin. And the United States also solemnly pledges its faith to make provision at the earliest practicable period for the redemption of the United States notes in coin.
Page 110 - Every agreement that, by its terms, is not to be performed within one year from the making thereof; 2.
Page 177 - Persons in whose place he or they shall be chosen might or could have done by Virtue of these Presents. And our Will and Pleasure is, and We do hereby for us, our Heirs and Successors, ordain, direct and require, that every President...
Page 93 - That all duties on imported goods shall be paid in coin, or in notes payable on demand heretofore authorized to be issued and by law receivable in payment of public dues, and the coin so paid shall be set apart as a special fund, and shall be applied as follows : First. To the payment in coin of the interest on the bonds and notes of the United States.

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