Journal of the Franklin Institute
Franklin Institute, 1848 - Meteorology
Vols. 1-69 include more or less complete patent reports of the U. S. Patent Office for years 1825-1859. cf. Index to v. 1-120 of the Journal, p. 
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Page 72 - ... shall furnish sufficient accommodations for ihe transportation of all such passengers and property, as shall within a reasonable time previous thereto, offer or be offered for transportation, at the place of starting...
Page 4 - If the directors of any such company shall declare and pay any dividend, when the company is insolvent or any dividend, the payment of which would render it insolvent, they shall be jointly and severally liable for all the debts of the company then existing, and for all that shall be thereafter contracted, so long as they shall respectively continue in office...
Page 71 - ... from the transportation of passengers, property, mails, and express matter, and from other sources; 5. The amount of freight, specifying the quantity in tons; 6. The amount paid for repairs of engines, cars, buildings, and other expenses, in gross, showing the current expenses of running such road; 7. The number and amount of dividends, and when paid; 8.
Page 73 - If any person shall, while in charge of a locomotive engine running upon the railroad of any such corporation, or while acting as the conductor of a car or train of cars on any such railroad, be intoxicated, he shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor.
Page 1 - ... endorsed thereon, or annexed thereto, an affidavit made by at least three of the directors named in said articles, that the amount of stock required by this section has been in good faith subscribed, and ten per cent paid in cash thereon as aforesaid, and that it is intended in good faith to construct or to maintain and operate the road...
Page 3 - All the stockholders of every company incorporated under this act, shall be severally, individually liable to the creditors of the company in which they are stockholders, to an amount equal to the amount of stock held by them respectively...
Page 73 - ... corporation, or any engine, machine or structure, or any matter or thing appertaining to the same, shall be stopped, obstructed, impaired, weakened, injured or destroyed, the person or persons so offending shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall forfeit and pay to the said corporation treble the amount of damages sustained by means of such offense.
Page 136 - The Committee on Science and the Arts constituted by the Franklin Institute of the State of Pennsylvania, for the promotion of the Mechanic Arts, to whom was referred for examination a Solar Compass, invented by WM.