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" The establishment of that great thoroughfare is regarded as a public work, established by public authority, intended for the public use and benefit, the use of which is secured to the whole community, and constitutes, therefore, like a canal, turnpike... "
Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial ... - Page 178
by Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court - 1862
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Supreme Court Reporter, Volume 3

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1884
...community, and constitutes, therefore, like a canal, turnpike, or highway, a public easement. * * * It is true that the real and personal property necessary...the corporation; but it is in trust for the public." In Erie & NER Co. v. Casey, 26 Pa. St. 287, the court, referring to an act repealing the charter of...
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Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States, Volume 109

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1884
...whole community, and constitutes, therefore, like a canal, turnpike, or highway, a public easement. ... It is true that the real and personal property, necessary...railroad, is vested in the corporation ; but it is in trusl for the public." In Erie, Etc., R. It. Co. v. Casey, 26 Perm. St. 287, thecourt, referring to...
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A Treatise on the Law of Railways, Volume 1

David Rorer - Railroad law - 1884 - 1618 pages
...its construction, without the owners' consent, is, that it was for the public use " ; that though " the real and personal property, necessary to the establishment...management of the railroad is vested in the corporation" yet "it is in trust for the public"; that " the company have not the general power of disposal, incident...
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The Life and Writings of ... Vincent L. Bradford

Henry Edwin Dwight - 1885 - 297 pages
...the road, or to its convenient and advantageous uses,) are not liable to be taxed. The company has not the general power of disposal incident to the...They are obliged to use it, in a particular manner, for the accomplishment of a well-defined public object. They are required to render frequent accounts...
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Annual Report of the Board of Railroad Commissioners, Volume 17, Part 1886

Massachusetts. Board of Railroad Commissioners - Railroads - 1886
...railroad company is a public corporation, holding a public trust and subject to public control : — "It is true that the real and personal property necessary...particular manner and for the accomplishment of a well-defined public object." — [Worcester v. Western It. R. Co., 4 Met. 564, 566. These are not the...
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The American and English Encyclopedia of Law, Volume 8

John Houston Merrill, Thomas Johnson Michie, Charles Frederic Williams, David Shephard Garland - Law - 1889
...shareholders, and the income goes to their benefit. Commonwealth v. Wilkinson, 16 Pick (Mass.) 175. It is true that the real and personal property necessary to the establishment and maintenance of the railroad is vested in the corporation ; but it is in trust for the public. The company...
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The Modern Law of Railways: As Determined by the Courts and ..., Volume 2

Charles Fisk Beach - Railroad law - 1890 - 1544 pages
...maintenance of the undertaking as a "going concern," which is not to be defeated by its creditors.1 It is true that the real and personal property necessary to the establishment and management of a railroad is vested in the corporation, but it is held in trust for the public. The company has not...
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The Railway Problem

Alpheus Beede Stickney - Interstate commerce - 1891 - 249 pages
...property necessary to the establishment and management of the railroad is vested in the corporation, yet it is in trust for the public. ' " The company have...particular manner, and for the accomplishment of a well-defined public object." The United States Supreme Court, in Alcott v. Supervisors, US Supreme...
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Acts and Resolves Passed by the General Court

Massachusetts - Session laws - 1892
...property for its construction, without the owner's consent, is that it was for the public use. ... It is true that the real and personal property necessary...particular manner and for the accomplishment of a well-defined public object; they are required to render frequent accounts of their management of this...
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Journal of the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of ..., Volume 113

Massachusetts. General Court. House of Representatives - Massachusetts - 1892
...private property for its construction, without the owner's consent, is that it was for the public use It is true that the real and personal property necessary...particular manner and for the accomplishment of a well-defined public object ; they are required to render frequent accounts of their management of this...
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