Reports Of Cases Determined In The Appellate Courts Of Illinois Volume 102

Paperback | February 9, 2012

byIllinois. Appellate Court

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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.1902 Excerpt: ... Parkhurst v. Mexican Southeastern R. R. Co. of evidence, to complain of the relief given her. It is a familiar doctrine that a party can not complain of any error that is beneficial to himself. The court had complete jurisdiction both in respect of requiring the complainant to convey to the wife all of his title and interest in her own real estate wherever it might bj situated and whether described in the pleadings or not (Sec. 17, Chap. 40 R. S.) and to require him to give her alimony (Sec. 18, Oh. 40 R. S.). If there be reasonable grounds, now or later, why the solicitors named as trustees of the fund should be changed, such relief is open to an application to the court below concerning the same. (Sec. 18, supra.) The decree is accordingly affirmed. Nelson D. Parkhurst et al. v. The Mexican Southeastern R. R. Co. et al. 1. Jurisdiction--Of the Courts of This State to Enforce the Liability of Stockholders of Insolvent Foreign Corporations.--In this State, no action will lie against a stockholder of an insolvent foreign corporation to enforce the payment of his liability for unpaid subscriptions. 2. Stockholders--Of Foreign Corporations--Jurisdiction of the Courts of Illinois to Determine Their Liability.--The courts of Illinois have no jurisdiction of a creditor's bill to determine the liability of resident stockholders of an insolvent corporation of another state. 3. Same--Liability Dock Not Exist at Common Law.--The individual liability of stockholders of corporations to creditors is always a creature of statutory enactment. It does not exist at common law. 4. Same--Formal Subscription Unnecessary to Make One a Stockholder.--As between the corporation itself and the alloged stockholder no formal contract of subscription is necessary. The issuance of stoc...

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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.1902 Excerpt: ... Parkhurst v. Mexican Southeastern R. R. Co. of evidence, to complain of the relief given her. It is a familiar doctrine that a p...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:242 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.51 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021727708X

ISBN - 13:9780217277082

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