Annual Report of the Attorney-General for the Year 1887 (Classic Reprint)

Annual Report of the Attorney-General for the Year 1887 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Annual Report of the Attorney-General for the Year 1887 The suit of the attorney-general was originally brought by information at the relation of the Treasurer in the Sn preme Judicial Court, and was for the non-payment of the corporation tax assessed upon the Western Union Telegraph Company. The defendant corporation, being a foreign corporation, exercised its legal right by immediately removing the case to the United States Circuit Court for the Massachusetts district, in which court the case came on, and was duly argued by Harvey N. Shepard, Esq., Assistant Attorney General for the Commonwealth and Hon. George S. Hale for the company. The point In issue, and raised by the defendant, had to do with the manner of the assessment of the tax, which had to do with the amount thereof. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 82g
  • English
  • 6 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243143834
  • 9780243143832