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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial Court of the ... - Page 76
1864
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Reports of Civil and Criminal Cases Decided by the ..., Volume 14; Volume 77

Kentucky. Court of Appeals, James Hughes, Achilles Sneed, Martin D. Hardin, George Minos Bibb, William Littell, Alexander Keith Marshall, Thomas Bell Monroe, John James Marshall, James Greene Dana, Benjamin Monroe, John Rodman, James P. Metcalfe, William Pope Duvall Bush, Alvin Duvall, Edward Warren Hines, T. M. Jones, Amos Hall Eblen, Charles Cyrus Turner, Thomas Lewis Edelen, Thomas Robert McBeath, Robert G. Higdon - Law reports, digests, etc - 1879
...Statutes. Ibid 166 14. MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS ARE AGENCIES of the sovereign authority of the state, and can exercise no powers but those which are conferred...duties, and the accomplishment of the purposes of their incorporation. Henderson, &c. v. City of Covington, &c 312 16. THE CITY COUNCIL OF COVINGTON HAD NO...
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Reports of Cases in Law and Equity, Argued and Determined in the ..., Volume 67

Georgia. Supreme Court - Equity - 1883
...this kind may exercise any power conferred upon it by charter or such as are necessary to the exercise of their corporate duties and the accomplishment of the purposes of their association. 23 Pick., 74. The Mayor, etc., of Rome vt. McWilllmros , • <>(. Cities and towns, by virtue of their...
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Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme ..., Volume 40

Law reports, digests, etc - 1864
...inhabitants. The principle is now well settled, that corporations, being creatures by which several persons are associated together to act in concert,...duties, and the accomplishment of the purposes of their asso(..•Jion. This principle is fairly derived from the nature of corporations, and the mode in which...
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Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme ..., Volume 83

Law reports, digests, etc - 1865
...which they are created, or such as are necessarily incident to the exercise of their corporate rights, the performance of their corporate duties, and the accomplishment of the purposes for which they are constituted. The observance of this rule, and the steady and firm enforcement of...
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The Law of Municipal Corporations, Volume 1

John Forrest Dillon - Corporation law - 1873 - 988 pages
...the late learned Chief Justice tihaw, who, speaking of municipal and public corporations, says: "They can exercise no powers but those which are conferred...the purposes of their association. This principle is derived from the nature of corporations, the mode in which they are organized, and in which their affairs...
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The Municipal Manual: Containing the Municipal, Assessment Acts, and Rules ...

Robert Alexander Harrison - Liquor laws - 1874 - 871 pages
...Legislature. "They c^n exercise no powers but those which arc conferred upon them by the Act under which they are constituted, or such as are necessary...their corporate duties, and the accomplishment of the purpose of their association. This principle is derived from the nature of Corporations, the mode in...
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A Treatise Upon Some of the General Principles of the Law: Whether ..., Volume 4

William Wait - Actions and defenses - 1878
...190. 5. Construction of charter. It is a well-established principle, that municipal corporations can exercise no powers but those which are conferred...accomplishment of the purposes of their association. Spauldvng v. Lowell, 23 Pick. 71 ; Clark v. Davenport, 14 Iowa, 494 ; Le Couteulx v. Buffalo, 33 NY...
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Reports of Selected Civil and Criminal Cases Decided in the Court ..., Volume 14

Kentucky. Court of Appeals - Law reports, digests, etc - 1879
...CHANCERY COURT. 1. MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS ARE AGENCIES of the sovereign authority of the state, and can exercise no powers, but those which are conferred...duties, and the accomplishment of the purposes of their incorporation. 2. THE CITY COUNCIL OF COVINGTON HAD NO POWER TO APPROPRIATE THE REVENUES OF THE CITY...
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Reports of Cases in Law and Equity, Argued and Determined in the ..., Volume 67

Georgia. Supreme Court - Equity - 1883
...this kind may exercise any power conferred upon it by charter or such as are necessary to the exercise of their corporate duties and the accomplishment of the purposes of their association. 23 Pick., 74. The Mayor, etc., of Rome vs. McWilliams et ul. Cities and towns, by virtue of their general...
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The Eastern Reporter: Containing All the Decisions of the States ..., Volume 5

Law reports, digests, etc - 1886
...existence of power is resolved by the courts against the corporation, and the power is denied. They can exercise no powers but those which are conferred...accomplishment of the purposes of their association." Now it has been urged in behalf of the appellant that the legislature having granted to this municipal...
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