Municipal Corporation Cases Annotated; A Collection of All Cases Affecting Municipal Corporations Decided by the Courts of Last Resort in the United States Volume 10

Municipal Corporation Cases Annotated; A Collection of All Cases Affecting Municipal Corporations Decided by the Courts of Last Resort in the United States Volume 10

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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. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...the circuit court of Hillsborough county, whereupon the clerk of the court entered an order dismissing same as follows: "Oct. 9th, 1899. Praecipe for dismissal, and suit hereby dismissed. H. L. Mitchell, Clerk, by C. M. Knott, D. C." On December 20, 1901, the city passed an ordinance whereby it was declared to be unlawful for any individual, company, or corporation, furnishing water to the city or its inhabitants, to charge or collect any higher rates for-water than those specified in that ordinance from and after January l, 1902. Punishment by fine or imprisonment, or both, for violations of the ordinance, was imposed. Section 2 of that ordinance provides "that the maximum rates to be charged _by any individual, company, or corporation furnishing water to the city of Tampa and the inhabitants thereof shall be as follows," specifying maximum rates which are less than those mentioned in the original contract and subsequent modifications thereof. On December 6, 1901, the water company filed its bill against the city, which, as subsequently amended, set forth the foregoing facts, and alleged that the city, being authorized by its charter to obtain a supply of water for public purposes and also for its inhabitants, entered into the contract with Jeter and Boardman before set out, and thereby agreed that Jeter and Boardman and their associates should become incorporated under the laws of this state for the purpose of supplying the city and its inhabitants with water, and that upon the formation of such corporation the contract should be assigned to it; that afterwards Jeter and Boardman and their associates formed the water company, and assigned and transferred all the rights, franchises, and privileges conferred upon...show more

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  • Paperback | 488 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 25mm | 862g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236788923
  • 9781236788924