The American and English Corporation Cases; A Collection of All Cases Affecting Corporations of Every Kind, Other Than Municipal and Railroad, Decided by the Courts of Appellate Jurisdiction in the United States, England, and Volume 2

The American and English Corporation Cases; A Collection of All Cases Affecting Corporations of Every Kind, Other Than Municipal and Railroad, Decided by the Courts of Appellate Jurisdiction in the United States, England, and Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...and that a receiver be appointed to take possession and charge of all said mining properties, " and to work, operate, and develop said mines, during the pendency of this action, and to take possession of and hold all the net profits thereof, subject to the further order of this court." The court on April 2o, 1895, in accordance with said prayer, appointed said Pinkham receiver, who went to Tuolumne county to take charge of said property, and demanded the same of said petitioner, Fischer, who was in possession for said corporation under a decree and order of the superior court of Tuolumne county. The orders granting the injunction and appointing the receiver were made without any notice to petitioners or any bond from plaintiff on the appointment of the receiver. Fischer, on the advice of Wheaton, who was counsel for Fischer and for said corporation, refused to deliver possession, whereupon a citation was issued to them both to show cause why they should not be punished for contempt. _ In addition to the facts set out in said complaint, the petition for_tliis writ contains averments of these other facts: In January, 1892, the said Belilow and others commenced a certain other action in the superiour court of Tuolumne county against the said Fischer, said corporation, and others. For convenience, we will call the action last above named the " Tuolumne Case," and the second action, in which Pinkham was appointed receiver, the " San Francisco Case." The Tuolumne case was substantially the same as the San Francisco case. In the former case the court, after a trial, rendered a verdict in favor of the plaintiffs therein, but upon an appeal to this court the judgment was reversed. See 102 Cal. 208, where the facts...show more

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  • Paperback | 310 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 558g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236907655
  • 9781236907653