First report of the solicitor of the Protective War Claim and Pension Agency, of the United States Sanitary Commission, in Philadelphia, to the board of directors, January 1st, 1865

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Page 21 - States: and also to make, have, and use, a common seal, and the same to break, alter, and renew, at their pleasure: and also to ordain, establish, and put in execution...
Page 24 - Philadelphia" under the Articles and Conditions following, to wit. I. — The said subscribers and their successors shall according to the said above recited Act become and be a Corporation or body politic in law and in fact to have continuance by the name, style and title of "The Law Library Company of the City of Philadelphia...
Page 21 - ... pursuant to the Acts of Assembly in such case made and provided, hereby declare the following to be the name, objects, articles and conditions of the said proposed corporation.
Page 23 - Philadelphia, and on said instrument being 24 so recorded, the persons so associated or meaning to associate, shall according to the objects, articles and conditions in said instrument set forth and contained, become and be a corporation or body politic in law and in fact...
Page 23 - Suits may be brought (in the Supreme Court in the Superior Court of the city of New York and in the Court of Common Pleas in and for the city and county of New York) against any corporation, created by or under the laws of any other state, government, or country, for the recovery of any debt or damages whether liquidated or not arising upon contract made, executed or delivered, within...
Page 21 - Commonwealth are associated or mean to associate for any literary, charitable or for any religious purpose and shall be desirous to acquire and enjoy the powers and immunities of a corporation or body politic in law...
Page 12 - The witnesses called to testify in any claim must be disinterested, and, if possible, not near relatives of the claimant. This rule, of course, excludes at once a large number of persons from testifying, with whom the knowledge of these facts peculiarly lies, and increases in the same proportion the difficulty of establishing the claim. It would be easy perhaps to add a feature of interest to this report by citing examples of the operation of this branch of the Commission in individual cases. These...
Page 12 - During the present month a qertificate of pension in favor of a soldier discharged for consumption contracted in the service was received upon the day of his death. His wife called to say that she had no means with which to defray the expenses of his burial. Fortunately the arrears upon the pension proved to be considerable, and were promptly paid by the Government pension agent. But it is believed that the character of the work, 13 as one of benevolence, is sufficiently indicated in the tables accompanying...
Page 13 - ... received upon. the day of his death. His wife called to say that she had no means with which to defray the expenses of his burial. Fortunately the arrears upon the pension proved to be considerable, and were promptly paid by the Government pension agent. But it is believed that the character of the work. as one of benevolence, is sufficiently indicated in the tables accompanying this report. The large and rapid growth, which, with little aid from the public press, the work has attained, shows...
Page 24 - Philadelphia, merchant, of the other part (recorded in the office for recording deeds, &c., for the city and county of Philadelphia, in Mortgage Book RDW, No.

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