Practice Reports In The Supreme Court And Court Of Appeals (volume 30)

Paperback | February 7, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1866 Excerpt: ... I Digest. company, or causing themselves to be registered as stockhelders: held, that the title still remained in the original helder; and that he could not sue hisj fellow stockhelders, to enforce a personal liability for a dobtclaimed to be due from a corporation (Id). 8. It seems that where a municipal corporation undertakes, theugh voluntarily, to construct a drain to receive the drainage from a street and convey it aeross the land of an individual, it is bound to do the work skillfully (Id). 9. The visitorial powers conferred upon the court of chancery by the artiele of the Revised Statutes (Vol. 2, pp. 462, 463), relates to proceedings against corporations in equity, can only bo exercised by the supreme court on an application made at the instance of the attorney general, or of a ereditor of the corporation, or of a director, trusteo or other officer having a general superintendence of its concerns (Howe agt. Due!, 43 Barb. 505). 10. An action caunot be brought, under the statute, by a stockhelder, against the corporation and its trustees, to have the corporation dissolved, and restrained from the exercise of corporate powers; to restrain the trustees from exorcising any powers as trustees; and for the appointment of a receiver and the salo of the property of the corporation. Nor can the court entertain such an action, or grant the relief asked for, under its general powers as a court of equity (id). 11. An action against the corporation of the city of New York, to recover for work and labor, an answer setting up that there was an appropriation made by law for such work which has been exhausted, is insufficient, unless it appears elearly from the pleadings and tho law referred to, that the work was covered by the appropriation, and not by others conta...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1866 Excerpt: ... I Digest. company, or causing themselves to be registered as stockhelders: held, that the title still remained in the original h...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:232 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.49 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217036074

ISBN - 13:9780217036078

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