Business Law: A Working Manual of Every-day Law, Volume 2

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Ronald Press Company, 1920 - Commercial law
 

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Contents

TRANSFER OF PERSONAL PROPERTY 398 Gift 399 Sale 400 Chattel Mortgage
438
Conditional Sales
440
ESTATES IN REAL PROPERTY 402 The Nature of Real Property 403 Right to Real Property 404 Estates in Real Property
442
Remainders and Reversions 406 Vested and Contingent Remainders
445
Executory Devises
446
Time Limit to Effect and Executory Devise 409 Dower and Curtesy
447
Homestead
448
Acquired Title
452
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458
LANDLORD AND TENANT
467
DISTRIBUTION OF PROPERTY OF AN INTESTATE
475
How to MAKE A WILL
485
442
495
How to CHANGE OR TO REVOKE A WILL
501
CHAPTER PAGE LXVI OTHER WAYS OF DISPOSING OF PROPERTY AFTER DEATH
504
Gifts in View of Death
505
THE SETTLEMENT OF AN ESTATE
506
If the Deceased Person Did Not Leave a Will
508
Settlement Without Administrator
510
DUTIES OF EXECUTORS AND ADMINISTRATORS 453 The Procedure of Administration 454 Inventory
512
Advertising for Claims
513
Paying Legacies 457 Caring for Funds
514
An Executors Authority
515
QUESTIONS BETWEEN LIFE TENANT AND REMAINDERMAN
518
INTERMEDIATE AND FINAL ACCOUNTS 460 The Obligation Account 461 Kinds of Accounts to be filed 462 Final Accounting
521
Preparing Accounts
522
RIGHTS IN PROPERTY WHEN THERE IS NO WILL 464 In the Case of Real Property 465 In the Case of Personal Property
524
Rights of a Husband or a Wife
525
What Creditors Must
526
RIGHTS IN PROPERTY LEFT BY WILL
528
Contesting a Will
529
Part XIIPersonal Relations
533
HUSBAND AND WIFE HUSBAND AND WIFE 471 Persons Who May Marry
535
What Constitutes a Marriage
537
Personal Rights of Husband and Wife
539
Rights of Husband and Wife in Each Others
540
PARENT AND CHILD
546
Bailment for Custody Services or Transport
547
The Contract of Bailment
548
Property Rights
549
Duties of a Bailee
550
Dissolution of Bailment
551
THE CONTRACT OF SURETYSHIP OR OF GUARANTY
557
DEBTS
569
ENFORCING PAYMENT OF DEBTS
575
PAGE
580
LXXX
584
Discount 514 Usury
585
Compound Interest
586
Partial Payments
587
Procedure for Registration
588
Part XVBankruptcy
589
Opposition to Registration
590
ASSIGNMENT FOR THE BENEFIT OF CREDITORS 517 Introductory
591
Rights of Debtors
592
Rights of Creditors 520 Void Assignments
593
Rights and Duties of an Assignee
594
Form of the Assignment 523 Revocation of Assignment
595
Insolvency
596
BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDINGS
598
Voluntary Bankruptcy 528 Involuntary Bankruptcy
600
Persons Who May Bring Bankruptcy Proceedings
601
Persons Who May Become Involuntary Bankrupts
602
BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDINGS CONTINUED 531 How Bankruptcy Proceedings Are Instituted 532 The Referee
604
Procedure
605
Creditors
606
Rights and Duties of Receiver
607
Rights and Duties of Trustee
608
Rights and Duties of Bankrupts in Bankruptcy Proceedings
610
Preferred Creditors
611
DISCHARGE IN BANKRUPTCY
613
What Debts Remain Undischarged
614
Part XVIBailments and Common Carriers LXXXV BAILMENTS
617
What Is Meant by Bailment 542 Kinds of Bailment
619
COMMON CARRIERS 552 Common Carriers
629
The Lien of The Common Carrier 554 The Termination of the Bailment
630
Interstate Commerce Commission 556 Bills of Lading
631
Carriers of Passengers
633
Telephone and Telegraph Companies
634
Part XVIIPatents TradeMarks and Copyrights
637
PATENTS 559 Constitutional Authority 560 Introductory
639
Who May Obtain a Patent 562 What Inventions are Patentable
640
What Is Unpatentable
641
Procedure to Obtain Patent
642
Procedure in the Patent Office
644
Interference Proceedings
645
Final Decision
646
What Can Be Used
657
The Common Law Right 583 TradeMarks are Not Assignable Apart from
658
Foreign Registration
664
TRADENAMES AND UNFAIR COMPETITION 595 Unfair Competition Defined 596 TradeNames
666
Secondary Meaning
667
Personal and Corporate Names
668
Geographical Names
669
Imitation of Packages 601 Other Forms of Unfair Competition
670
Price Cutting
672
COPYRIGHTS
675
Subject Matter of Copyrights
676
The First Step
677
Subsequent Procedure
678
Making Out the Application for Copyright
679
The Affidavit 616 The Fees
681
The Books Deposited 612 Time for Filing Copyright 613 Renewals
682
British Copyright
683
Part XVIIITaxation
685
LAYING TAXES 615 Who Has the Right to Lay Taxes
687
Purposes for Which Tax May Be Laid 617 Methods of Taxation
689
Extent to Which Persons May Be Taxed
690
COLLECTING TAXES 8 619 Assessment of Real Property
693
Assessment of Personal Property
694
Payment of Taxes 622 Taxation of Corporations
696
The Federal Income
697
ARBITRATION AND
701
STUDY OF LAW FOR BUSINESS
711
EVIDENCING AN INSTRUMENT
744
Agents Signature 3 Corporate Signatures to Letters 4 Corporate Signature
745
Testimonium Clause Two Corporate Signatures
747
Testimonium ClauseCorporate and Individual Sig natures
748
Attestation Clause
749
Attestation Clause in a Will
750
Acknowledgment of Individual Person 10 Acknowledgment of Attorney
751
Clerks Authentication
752
Affidavit
753
CONTRACT FORMS
757
Contract by Letter 15 Unilateral Contracts 16 Formal Contract
759
Corporate Contract 18 Assignment of Contract
760
Assignment of ContractIndorsement Form
761
FORMS OF SALES CONTRACTS
762
Contract of Sale by Letters 22 Conditional Sales Contract
763
Bill of Sale Personal 24 Bill of Sale Personal
765
Contract of Warranty
766
AGENCY FORMS
767
Business
769
Revocation of Power of Attorney 31 ProxySimple Form
770
ProxyUnlimited 33 Revocation of Proxy
771
Form
773
Corporate Indorsement of Check
774
Voucher Check
775
Note by Individual 39 Corporate Noteby President
776
Corporate NoteBy Treasurer
777
Corporate NoteCollateral Security
778
Sight Draft 43 Bank Acceptance
779
Trade Acceptance 45 Certificate of Protest
780
FORMS OF EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS Form 46 Contract of EmploymentSimple Form 47 Contract of Employment
781
Contract of Employment by Letters 49 Contract of Employment with Share in Profits
782
the i
783
PARTNERSHIP FORMS Form 50 Simple Articles of Partnership
784
Articles of Copartnership
785
Sundry Partnership Clauses
786
CORPORATE ORGANIZATION FORMS Form 53 Subscription List
788
Stock CertificateCommon Stock
789
Assignment of Stock Certificate
790
Certificate of IncorporationNew York
791
ByLawsSimple Form
793
FORMS FOR CORPORATE MEETINGS Form 58 Call and Waiver for Special Meeting of Directors 59 Agreement to consent Meeting of Directors
797
Notice of Special Meeting of Directors
798
Minutes of Special Meeting of Stockholders
799
Minutes of Regular Meeting of Directors
800
Motions 64 Directors Resolutions
801
Certified Resolution Designating Bank
802
MISCELLANEOUS CORPORATE FORMS Form 66 Resignation of DirectorTentative
804
Resignation of DirectorPeremptory 68 Report of Committee on ByLaws
805
Treasurers AffidavitCorporate Statement
806
Property
807
Chattel Mortgage 71 Lease 22 Deed With Full Covenants
808
Real Estate Mortgage
809
Summary
828
797
848
804
849
Rights of Husband or Wife In Case the Other Is Injured
854
Divorce
857
807
858
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Page 768 - ... giving and granting unto my said attorney full power and authority to do and perform all and every act and thing whatsoever requisite and necessary to be done in and about the premises, as fully to all intents and purposes, as I might or could do if personally present...
Page 750 - Signed sealed published and declared by the said Robert Flint as and for his last will and Testament in the presence of us who at his request and in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses thereto.
Page 639 - Any person who has invented or discovered any new and useful art, machine, manufacture or composition of matter, or any new and useful improvement thereof, not known or used by others in this country before his invention or discovery thereof...
Page 808 - States, paid by the party of the second part, doth hereby grant and release unto the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns forever (description), together with the appurtenances and all the estate and rights of the party of the first part in and to said premises.
Page 792 - On this day of , 19 , before me, , a Notary Public, personally appeared and , his wife, to me known to be the persons described in and who executed the foregoing instrument, and acknowledged that they executed the same as their free act and deed.
Page 660 - That nothing in this Act contained, nor any Proceeding, Conviction, or Judgment to be had or taken thereupon, against any Banker, Merchant, Broker, Factor, Attorney, or other Agent as aforesaid, shall prevent, lessen, or impeach any Remedy at Law or in Equity which any Party aggrieved by any such Offence might or would have had if this Act had not been passed...
Page 809 - In witness whereof, the said party of the first part has hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year first above written.
Page 724 - Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. Point out to them how the nominal winner is often a real loser — in fees, expenses, and waste of time.
Page 488 - Signed, sealed, published and declared by the said William Kemp as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us, who at his request and in his presence, and in the presence of each other, have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.
Page 812 - All the rest, residue, and remainder of all the property and estate, real, personal, and mixed, of every description, and wheresoever situated, of which I may die seized or possessed, or to which I may be entitled at the time of my decease...

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