Cyclopedia of the Law of Private Corporations, Volume 2

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Contents

Form or formalities required by charter or statute
1179
Signing subscription book or list
1186
Effect of mistake or ignorance
1193
Subscriptions by commissioners or other agents
1225
After acceptance
1231
Illegality in contracts of subscription
1238
Right of subscriber to particular stock subscribed for
1260
Effect of valid conditional subscriptionsBefore performance or ful
1279
Formation of corporation and effect of irregularity or failure
1288
thereof
1296
597
1302
Conditional delivery of subscriptions
1308
Violation of charter statutory or constitutional provisions
1315
Agreements to pay interest
1324
Agreements for surrender or repurchase of stock
1331
FRAUD IN PROCURING SUBSCRIPTIONS
1339
Representations as to the
1366
624
1378
Action for deceit
1395
Removal of name from books
1401
634
1406
WITHDRAWAL RELEASE AND DISCHARGE OF SUBSCRIBERS
1421
Discharge by alteration of contract
1439
other subscribers
1453
Nonuser or abandonment of enterprise
1461
REMEDIES OF CORPORATION AGAINST SUBSCRIBERS
1472
658
1478
Effect of sale or forfeiture
1497
Validity and sufficiency of callsIn general
1516
Waiver of irregularities estoppel
1536
684
1543
687
1549
rule
1565
695
1573
699
1580
Waiver and estoppelGeneral principles
1586
Objections to counting particular subscriptions
1595
Effect of nonpayment on validity of subscriptions and liability
1599
subscription
1606
ESTOPPEL OF SUBSCRIBERS
1614
CHAPTER 18
1630
Effect of misnomerIn grants conveyances contracts wills etc
1693
Judicial notice of name
1715
CHAPTER 20
1735
Enumeration of certain powers as exclusion of others
1747
CHAPTER 21
1754
As affected by bylaws
1764
As coextensive with those of individuals
1773
Tendency of the courts
1779
Extent of powers outside state
1785
Assisting in legal proceedings
1790
830 Erection of buildings
1798
ng 843
1805
PARTICULAR CORPORATIONS
1813
Brewing companies
1818
Newspaper or other publication companies
1829
933 Power to act as trusteeGeneral rule
1883
Power to act as guardian or committee
1889
POWER TO BORROW AND LOAN
1890
POWER TO LOAN
1898
951 Rule in United States
1904
CHAPTER 27
1915
Coupon bonds
1919
Underwriting bonds
1927
Consent of stockholders
1933
Necessity for mortgage or deed of trust
1939
f985 Issuance below parGeneral rule
1946
As affected by statutes against usury
1952
993 Blanks and incomplete bonds
1958
Power to issue after execution of subsequent mortgage
1965
Ownership
1966
NEGOTIABILITY
1972
Applicability of Negotiable Instruments Law or other statutes
1978
GUARANTY OF BONDS
1988
by other corporations
1989
Want inadequacy failure or illegality of consideration
1996
Necessity for demand
2002
Rights as covered by mortgage
2009
Scope of provisions accelerating maturity
2019
CHAPTER 28
2026
Taking in payment of debt or as security
2030
Ownership
2036
Amount in excess of actual necessity
2042
1098
2050
1104
2057
CHAPTER 30
2066
Effect of grant of power in articles of incorporation
2072
Statutory restriction or prohibition
2079
Purchase of stock to control corporation
2086
Majority rule
2093
Taking stock as collateral
2102
Special and general franchises as indivisible
2113
As grant of corporate powers or privileges
2119
Imposing conditions
2125
Rights on termination of franchise
2130
Amendment or modification
2136
Transfer of choses in action
2142
Donations held beyond corporate power
2149
Subscriptions by municipal corporations
2150
Power as against creditors
2155
Statutory provisions
2161
Stock of purchasing corporation as consideration
2162
Property not necessary for public service
2170
Legislative authority
2177
1233 Surplus property of quasi public corporation
2183
Railroad companies
2189
FORM CONTENTS VALIDITY AND CONSTRUCTION
2196
As to property included
2200
Form contents and effect
2206
Negligent omission of duty owed to the public
2212
Liabilities
2219
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Page 1934 - The stock and indebtedness of corporations shall not be increased except in pursuance of general law, nor without the consent of the persons holding the larger amount in value of the stock first obtained at a meeting to be held after sixty days' notice given in pursuance of law.
Page 1743 - Wheely and others, the court say, "the canal having been made under an Act of Parliament, the rights of the plaintiffs are derived entirely from that Act. This, like many other cases, is a bargain between a company of adventurers and the public, the terms of which are expressed in the statute ; and the rule of construction, in all such cases, is now fully established to be this ; that any ambiguity in the terms of the contract must operate against the adventurers, and in favor of the public, and...
Page 1857 - That principle is, that where a corporation, like a railroad company, has granted to it by charter a franchise intended in large measure to be exercised for the public good, the due performance of those functions being the consideration of the public grant, Opinion of the Court.
Page 1746 - ... that all rights which are asserted against the State must be clearly defined, and not raised by inference or presumption ; and if the charter is silent about a power, it does not exist. If, on a fair reading of the instrument, reasonable doubts arise as to the proper interpretation to be given to it, those doubts are to be solved in favor of the State ; and where it is susceptible of two meanings, the one restricting and the other extending the powers of the corporation, that construction is...
Page 1654 - The essence of the wrong in unfair competition consists in the sale of the goods of one manufacturer or vendor for those of another, and if defendant so conducts its business as not to palm off its goods as those of complainant, the action fails.
Page 1978 - Where the instrument is addressed to a drawee, he must be named or otherwise indicated therein with reasonable certainty.
Page 1691 - Dictionary, which abbreviates it, "Inc., Incor., and Incorp."). It is true that In the answer it is alleged to be an abbreviation, and so understood by the masses of men.
Page 1319 - To divide, withdraw, or in any manner pay to the stockholders, or any of them, any part of the capital stock of the corporation ; or to reduce such capital stock without the consent of the legislature ; or 3.
Page 1309 - The rule of law is clear, that where one by his words or conduct wilfully causes another to believe the existence of a certain state of things, and induces him to act on that belief so as to alter his own previous position, the former is concluded from averring against the latter a different state of things as existing at the same time.
Page 1974 - And this malleability to suit the necessities and usages of the mercantile and commercial world is one of the most valuable characteristics of the common law. When a corporation covenants to pay to bearer and gives a bond with negotiable qualities, and by this means obtains funds for the...

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