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History of the Railroads and Canals of the United States, Volumen1
Henry Varnum Poor
Vista completa - 1860
1st January 1st July 1st Mortgage Act of incorporation Amends amount annually April Articles of association August Authorized Average Balance Baltimore Board of Directors bonds Boston Branch Bridges Buffalo Canal Capital—Authorized cars cent Central changed chap City coal commenced Company was chartered completed connect consolidation construction corporation Cost of Road coupon bonds dated 1st December Delaware Directors and Officers dividends Earnings engines Erie expenses extended Falls February feet filed Financial year ending Floating follows Freight Funded Gross Haven Income Account increase interest iron issued John June Land lease Length loan Mails Maine March Mass miles Mortgage November October Office opened Operating paid passed Passenger payable payment Philadelphia portion President Principal Office Providence purchase Railroad Company Receipts Relative rent Repairs River Rolling Second track semi-annually September Share capital Sidings Statement Supplement to act Total Treasurer Valley Western Yearly York
Página 321 - ... 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.
Página 325 - 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.
Página 319 - 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 All general laws and special acts passed pursuant to this section, may be altered from time to time or repealed.
Página 325 - 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.
Página 320 - 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.
Página 325 - 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.
Página 319 - ... 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...
Página 329 - ... shall have the same powers, rights and privileges, and be subject to the same duties as if they had been...