United States Courts of Appeals Reports; Cases Adjudged in the United States Circuit Court of Appeals Volume 63

United States Courts of Appeals Reports; Cases Adjudged in the United States Circuit Court of Appeals Volume 63

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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. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...delivered to the said E. D. Shepard & Co. with all the unmatured coupons thereto attached, and that thereafter the coupons herein sued upon were acquired by the plaintilf herein from the said E. D. Shepard & Co. or their assignee, and that the plaintiff is now the owner and holder of the coupons sued upon. " 3. That in the territory so embraced as the city of Uvalde there was in addition to the territory actually embraced within the said city of Uvalde as it existed unincorporated a large amount of rural territory, to wit, the territory actually covered by the tow-n or city of Uvalde being one square mile of land and the territory within the corporate limits fixed by said acts of incorporation covering thirty-six square miles, including the square mile actually covered by said tovn 'or city. "4. That on the 26th day of August, 1891, a qua warranto proceeding was brought by the county attorney of Uvalde County in the district court in and for said county in the name of the State of Texas, on the relation of divers citizens, against the city of Uvalde to dissolve said corporation on the ground that there was embraced within the limits of said corporation more territory than was actually covered by the incorporated village, town, or city of Uvalde, as will fully appear by the copy of petition or information in said proceeding attached to the plaintifi"s petition, and that said qua warranto proceeding was prosecuted to judgment, and on the 22d day of March, 1892, judgment was therein rendered, as set out in the plaintifi"s petition, dissolving the said incorporation known as the said ' City of Uvalde, ' and declaring the same was void. " 5. That the only parties defendant to said...show more

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  • Paperback | 342 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 612g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236984269
  • 9781236984265