Ontario Reports Volume 16

Ontario Reports Volume 16

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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. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...of these shares, but was informed that none of the officials of the company were then at the office, and the person in charge said he would write to the secretary about the matter. The plaintiff did not leave the certificate or transfer at the head office of the company. The plaintiff says that on the 9th January he "tendered the said certificate to the president" of the company, and requested him to have the transfer made; and the plaintiff says that the president peremptorily refused to do so, and when asked for his reason declined to give any. The defendants' explanation of this, as stated in the affidavit of John Piggott, the president, is that although the plaintiff stated he had purchased two shares of Emery's stock, and that he wished to have them transferred to him, he 'did not produce or exhibit the certificate or any transfer of the shares, and that as "the stock certificate and transfer book was not there," and as he had never "recorded or entered any transfer of stock, and not supposing it was his duty to do so, without at least being so directed by the board of directors," he said to the plaintiff that he was not then prepared to enter a transfer of the stock, "and the plaintiff turned around and walked out." The president says he did not intend any unqualified refusal, and he thinks that the plaintiff did not then so understand the language or attitude of the president. The president states that the defendants have "no desire to overlook the plaintiff 's right of transfer of stock, if such right exists, nor to prevent the plaintiff from attending any meeting of the shareholders of the defendants, nor in any other way to refuse the plaintiff his...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236897811
  • 9781236897817