The Texas Reports; Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court ... Volume 8

The Texas Reports; Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court ... Volume 8

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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: ...said defendants come and defend the wrong and injur_v when, &c., and as to so much of the petition of the plaintiff' in the above-entitled cause as charges or alleges that these defendants, for the space of one month next from and aftei-.the first day of May, A. D. 1848, or at any other time, in the county of Galveston aforesaid, or elsewhere in this State, have exercised banking privileges without the authority of law, and have thereby been guilty of a misdemeanor, and are liable to a. fine of five thousand dollars, these defendants deny the truth of the same, and say they are in nowise guilty in manner and form as is thereof in and by the said petition charged against them, and of this they 258 And for further answer in this behalf, these defendants say that the Slate of Texas ought not to have and maintain its action aforesaid, thereof, against them, because they say that heretofore, to Wit, on the thirtieth day of April, A. D. 1835, the territory belonging to the present county of Galveston aforesaid was embraced and included in the department of Brazos. then so called, in the State of Coahnila and Texas, then one of the United Mexican States, and that by an act or decree of the Congress of the said State of C03.llllila and Texas, made and passed on the thirtieth day of April aforesaid, known as decree N o. 308, a copy whereof, marked "Exhibit A." is herewith tiled as a part hereof, a bank was granted and authorized to be established in the said department of Brazos, to be called the " Commercial and Agricultural Bank," which is the same as the " Bank of Agriculture and Commerce," mentioned in the joint resolution hereinafter referred to, and the same as the "Banco de Commercio y...show more

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  • Paperback | 166 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 308g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236931513
  • 9781236931511