Acts of the State of Tennessee Passed at the General Assembly

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G. C. Torbett, 1846 - Law
 

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Page 116 - Louisiana," and by that name shall have perpetual succession, and shall be able in law to sue and be sued, implead and be impleaded, answer and be answered unto, defend and be defended...
Page 85 - District of Columbia, by which name it is hereby constituted a body corporate for municipal purposes, and may contract and be contracted with, sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, have a seal, and exercise all other powers of a municipal corporation not inconsistent with the Constitution and laws of the United States and the provisions of this act.
Page 266 - ... provided that the charge of transportation or conveyance shall not exceed fifty cents per hundred pounds on heavy articles, and ten cents per cubic foot on articles of measurement, for every one hundred miles ; and five cents per mile for every passenger...
Page 31 - The said company may at any time increase its capital to a sum sufficient to complete the said road, and stock it with everything necessary to give it full operation and effect, either by opening books for new stock, or by selling such new stock, or by borrowing money on the credit of the company, and on the mortgage of its charter and works...
Page 32 - ... and for want of agreement as to the value thereof, or from any other cause, the same cannot be purchased from the owner or owners, the same may be taken at a valuation, to be made by five commissioners...
Page xv - ... situated ; and the said commissioners, before they act, shall severally take an oath before some justice of the peace, faithfully and impartially to discharge the duty assigned them. In making the said valuation, the commissioners shall take into consideration the loss or damage which may occur to the owner...
Page 77 - The testimony in any such proceeding shall be reduced to writing and filed in the office of the Commission.
Page 19 - ... be dissolved, but it shall be lawful on any other day to hold an election for...
Page 45 - Roa-d, all goods, wares, merchandise and produce intended for transportation, to prescribe the rules of priority and charge, and receive such just and reasonable compensation for storage as they by rules may establish, (which they shall cause to be published,) or as may be fixed by agreement with the owner, which may be distinct from the rates of transportation : Provided, That the said Company shall not charge or receive...
Page 109 - Washington, and by their corporate name, may sue and be sued, implead and be impleaded, grant, receive and do all other acts as natural persons, and may purchase and hold real, personal and mixed property, or dispose of the same for the benefit of the said city; and may have and use a city seal, which may be broken or altered at pleasure. The city of Washington...

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