A Dictionary, Practical, Theoretical, and Historical, of Commerce and Commercial Navigation, Volume 1

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Page 140 - ... sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, answer and be answered, defend and be defended, in all courts and places whatsoever ; and also to make, have, and use a common seal, and the same to break, alter, and renew, at their pleasure...
Page 143 - That if any person shall make or engrave, or cause or procure to be made or engraved, or shall have in his custody or possession any metallic plate, engraved after the similitude of any plate from which any...
Page 330 - All the fowls of heaven made their nests in his boughs, and under his branches did all the beasts of the field bring forth their young, and under his shadow dwelt all great nations.
Page 76 - England, to borrow, owe, or take up any sum or sums of money on their Bills or Notes payable at demand, or at any less time than six months from the borrowing thereof.
Page 142 - ... not under the seal of the said corporation, shall be binding and obligatory upon the same, in the like manner, and with the like force and effect, as upon any private person or persons, if issued by him, her, or them, in his, her, or their private or natural capacity or capacities, and shall be assignable and negotiable...
Page 89 - Note be affected, by reason of any Statute or Law in force for the Prevention of Usury ; nor shall any Person or Persons...
Page 407 - English woollen and other manufactures and commodities, rendering the navigation to and from the same more safe and cheap, and making this kingdom a staple, not only of the commodities of those plantations, but also of the commodities of other countries and places, for the supplying of them; and it being the usage of other nations to keep their plantations trade to themselves.
Page 138 - Waiving the question of the constitutional authority of the Legislature to establish an incorporated bank as being precluded in my judgment by repeated recognitions under varied circumstances of the validity of such an institution in acts of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the Government, accompanied by indications, in different modes, of a concurrence of the general will of the nation...
Page 184 - London, (the act of God, the queen's enemies, fire, and all and every other dangers and accidents of the seas, rivers, and navigation, of whatever nature and kind soever, excepted,) unto order or to assigns, he or they paying freight for the said goods at 51.
Page 143 - That nothing herein contained shall be construed to deprive the courts of the individual States of a jurisdiction under the laws of the several States, over any offence declared punishable by this act.

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