A Treatise on the Law of Companies, Considered as a Branch of the Law of Partnership Volume 1

A Treatise on the Law of Companies, Considered as a Branch of the Law of Partnership Volume 1

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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. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...is not bound by any contract which is not under its corporate seal; and this rule has always been rigidly adhered to both at law and in equity (a). (a) See generally, on this subject, Com. Dig. Franchise. F. 13; Bac. Ab. Corporation; Vin. Ab. Corporation; Grant on Corporations; Pollock on Contracts, 6th ed., p. 142, el seq.; R. v. Bigg, 3 P. W. 419; Broughlon v. The Manchester and Salford 1Va(er1corlrs Co., 3 B. & A. 1; and on the application of the rule in equity as well as at law, see Wimw '. Bampton, 3 Atk. 473; Taylor V. Dulwich Hospital, 1 P. 'V. 655; Wilmol v. Coqaoralion of Coventry, 1 Y. & C. Ex. 518; Carter v. Dean of Ely, 7 Sim. 211; Gooday v. The Colchester Rail. Co., 17 Beav. 132; Preston v. The Liverpool, J: C., Rail. Co., ib. 114, and 5 H. L. C. 605. An action will in some cases lic against a corporation for money had and received, Hall v. The Mayor of Swansea, 5 Q. B. 548; for money paid, Jrflerys v. Gnrr, 2 B. & Ad. 833; for use and occupation, Lowe v. The London and N orth-IV est. Ifnil. Co., 18 Q. B. 632; and see l'.'o.-l. Comrs. v. Merrul, L. R. 4 Ex. 162; but see Finlay v. The Bristol Rail. Co., 7 Ex.-109. As to actions by corporations on contracts not under seal, see South of Ireland Coll. Co. v. lVaddle, L. R. 3 C'. P. 463, and 4 ib. 617, overruling East London Waterworlrs Co. v. Bailey, 4 Bing. 283. See, also, llc.-lrdle V. Irish Iodine Co., 15 Ir. Com. Law Rep. 146; Copper Miners' Co. v. For, 16 Q. B. 229; Fislunongers' Co. v. Robertson, 5 Man. & Gr. 131; Mayor of Stafihrrl v. T ill, 4 Bing. 75; Doe v. T aniere, 12 Q. B. 998; The London Dock Co. v. Sinnott, 8 E. & B. 347; Doe v. Bold, 11 Q. B. 127. See as to the engagement of a. clerk to 21. workhouse, Austin v. Gutrd1'mu...show more

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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236834682
  • 9781236834683