The Amended Code of West Virginia; Containing All the Chapters of the Code of 1868with an Addenda Containing All the Acts of a General Nature Not Amendatory of the Codeto Which Is Prefixed the Amended Constitution of the State

The Amended Code of West Virginia; Containing All the Chapters of the Code of 1868with an Addenda Containing All the Acts of a General Nature Not Amendatory of the Codeto Which Is Prefixed the Amended Constitution of the State

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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. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...not exceeding two acres of land in an incorporated city, town or village, and not exceeding sixty acres out of such city, town or village. For any of the purposes mentioned in the third section of this chapter, except fora college, academy, high school or other seminary of learning, such trustees may take and hold not exceeding two acres of land, and such land shall not be held for any other use than as a place of meeting for such society or association and for the education and maintenance of children charitably provided for by them. For the use of a college, academy, high school or any other seminary of learning, such trustees may take and hold real estate without Jirnit. The trustees of any church, religious sect, society, congregation or denomination, holding for the use thereof such property as is mentioned in the first and second sections of this chapter may in their own names sue for and recover any land or other property so held by them as well as for damages done by any person to any such property, and may be sued in relation thereto; such suit, notwithstanding the death of any of the said trustees or the appointment of others, shall proceed in the names of the trustees by or against whom it was instituted. POWER TO BORROW MONEY, &C. 8. The board of trustees of any church, religious sect, society, congregation, denomination, college, academy, high school, seminary of learning, society of free masons, odd-fellows, sons of temperance, good templars, or other benevolent association, may borrow money to use thereof for building or other legitimate purposes, and may execute a lien upon any property, real or personal, owned by them, to secure the payment thereof. And no such bond, issued by any such church, religious society, congregation, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 484 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 25mm | 857g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236661958
  • 9781236661951