Arkansas Reports; Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of Arkansas Volume 13

Arkansas Reports; Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of Arkansas Volume 13

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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. 1853 edition. Excerpt: ... existence of a foreign corporation (such as an insurance company of a sister State) is a question of fact for the jury, and must be proven as such, subject, as in other cases, to the power of the court to determine the competency and legal eflect of the evidence. The charter under which the plaintiffs claim to act as an incorporated insurance company of Philadelphia, contains a provision that it should take efiect as soon, as stockholders holding upwards of one-hall of the capital stock of the company shall havesignified their assent thereto in writing, "which said assent shall be recorded in the ofl-ice for recording deeds in and for the city and county of Philadelphia, a certified copy whereof, under the seal of said ofiice, shall be evidence of the acceptance, by the stockholders, of this act in all courts of record: HELD, That the plaintiffs would have been bound to have proven the acceptance of the charter in the mode above designated, or to have ofiered some other satisfactory evidence of organization and user under the act, butfor the fact that they introduced a subsequent supplemental act, passed by the General Assembly of Pennsylvania, in which the existence of the corporation in question, by name, and as-proposed to be organized by the previous act, was distinctly recognized. Lindauer dz Co. vs. Delaware Mutual Safety Ins. Com. Jnmnr Sec. 8, chap. 55, Digest, requires three days notice, and one additional day for every twenty miles of distance from the place of serving the notice to the place of taking a deposition. The deposition in this case was taken in Philadelphia, and it was proven that if the distance was to be computed by way of the rivers, which was the route usually traveled, the notice was not in time, but more

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  • Paperback | 310 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 558g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236955145
  • 9781236955142