Kansas Reports Volume 28

Kansas Reports Volume 28

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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. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...company a legal corporation, or the articles of consolidation void and the consolidated company a mere irregular association, he must, by an action against the Kansas Pacific Railway Company, the party who did the injuries, convert his unliquidated claim into a liquidated demand, and have both the fact and the amount of the Kansas Pacific Company's liability adjudicated. Error from Douglas District Court. AUPION brought by Edwin Whipple, an infant, by his next friend, Frank B. Vhipple, against the Union Pacific Railway Company, formerly the Kansas Pacific Railway Company, to recover damages for personal injuries. Trial at the November Term, 1881, of the district court, and verdict and 1 1 judgment for the defendant. The plaintifi' brings the case here. The opinion sufiiciently states the facts. B3/ronl Sherry, and Thomas P. Fenlon, for plaintiff in error. W. A. Johnston, attorney general, for The State. J. P. Usher, and A. L. Williams, for defendant in error. The opinion of the court was delivered by BREWER, J.: On June 15th, 1880, plaintiff in error (plaintiff below) commenced his action against the defendant to recover f'0r personal injuries. The name ofdefendant as stated in the title to the petition is, " Union Pacific Railway Company, Kansas Division, formerly Kansas Pacific Railway Company." In the body of the petition it is alleged "that said Union Pacific railway company, Kansas division, formerly Kansas Pacific railway company, defendant, is a railway company duly organized under the laws of the state of Kansas, and as such corporation was, on the second day of August, 1879," etc. The petition further alleged, that the injuries were done on the second day of August, 1879. Defendant answered by a...show more

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