Wisconsin Reports; Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of Wisconsin Volume 11

Wisconsin Reports; Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of Wisconsin Volume 11

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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. 1861 edition. Excerpt: ...but they have no knowledge or in-formation thereof suflicient to form a belief that the LaCr0sse and Milwaukee Railroad Company ever sold and transferred the note and mortgage to the plaintifil And for a further defense the defendants answered, that the note and mortgage were executed and delivered to the La Crosse and Milwaukee Railroad Company, on the express condition and for the consideration that the Railroad Company would issue and deliver to William Farrington, certifi cates of stock for eight shares of the capital stock of the company, such as are required to be issued to the stockholders of the company by section six of an act to incorporate the La Crosse and Milwaukee Railroad Company, in the same manner as if said stock had been subscribed for and paid by him in cash; and also on the consideration and agreement on the part of the Railroad Co., that they would save the defendant harmless of, and from any liability by the accruing of any interest on said promissory note, or by the maturity of the principal thereof. That the La Crosse and Milwaukee Railroad Company, did not, in pursuance of thatagreement deliver the certificate of the stock to the defendant, and never have delivered the same to him, although said defendant has frequently demanded the same of the company. That sometime afterwards, and after the delivery of the note and mortgage, the company delivered to the defendant a pretended certificate of stock under the agreement, of which the following is a copy: "This is to certify, that William Farrington, of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, is entitled to eight shares of one hundred dollars each, in the capital stock of the La Cross and Milwaukee Railroad Company, which have been fully paid by a mortgage on real estate. This...show more

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  • Paperback | 204 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 372g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236799127
  • 9781236799128