American and English Corporation Cases; A Collection of All Corporation Cases, Both Private and Municipal (Excepting Railway Cases)

American and English Corporation Cases; A Collection of All Corporation Cases, Both Private and Municipal (Excepting Railway Cases) : Decided in the Courts of Last Resort in the United States, England, and Canada [1883-1894].

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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. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...held that office at the time of the trial, and had also been elected secretary of the corporation, and was naturally I"""';"l'i"l prompted to shield his company from damages, as ', '; "c0"n": 'mt_' ar as he could conscientiously do so. His reluctance to testify fully is apparent. But it is fairly inferable from his entire evidence that he was not alone responsible for the contract. It appears that Mr. Pennock, the president, had been in treaty with Mr. Eddy, of the Smelting Company, in Denver, in regard to the matter, and that the contract was the result of such negotiations. I-Ie was asked, on direct examination: "Question. About the ist of December, 1883, did you receive any communication from the president in relation to making a contract for the treatment of ore or selling ore for six months? Answer. I had word from him by telegraph, I believe, where to ship the ore; have not got the telegram; I looked for it, but could not find it. It was a direction to ship the ore to the Omaha 8: Grant smelter. He stated Eddy & James. Imade no agreement with the Omaha 8: Grant smelter with reference to the treatmentof ore. The agreement was made by them. They submitted the proposition to me, and I signed it. I had no other purpose in signing the name of the company than to formally accept their proposition in writing. I intended to ship them the ore, and I did not take much notice of it. I si ned the proposition after I received the telegram from Mr. laennock. think it was in pursuance of the direction I received from Mr. Pennock that I signed this roposition, and thought I was carrying out his directions." lile further said: " I made no contract to shi unproduced ores...show more

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  • Paperback | 354 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 630g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236922638
  • 9781236922632