A Collection of All Such Acts of the General Assembly of Virginia of a Public and Permanent Nature as Have Passed Since the Session of 1801: Towhich are Added Appendices, ... With a Complete Index to the Whole. ...

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S. Pleasants, 1808 - Virginia

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Page 61 - ... requisite for its immediate accommodation, in relation to the convenient transacting of its business, and such as shall have been bona fide mortgaged to it by way of security, or conveyed to it in satisfaction of debts, previously contracted in the course of its dealings, or purchased at sales upon judgments which shall have been obtained for such debts.
Page 140 - ... and every such ship or vessel, with her tackle, apparel, and furniture, together with all materials, arms, ammunition and stores, which may have been procured for the building and equipment thereof, shall be forfeited, one half to the use of the informer, and the other half to the use of the United States.
Page 108 - That in case it should at any time happen, that an election of directors should not be made on any day when, pursuant to this act it ought to have been made, the said corporation shall not for that cause, be deemed to be dissolved but...
Page 172 - Projects of usurpation cannot be masked under pretences so likely to escape the penetration of select bodies of men, as of the people at large. The legislatures will have better means of information. They can discover the danger at a distance ; and possessing all the organs of civil power, and the confidence of the people, they can at once adopt a regular plan of opposition, in which they can combine all the resources of the community.
Page 60 - That the directors, for the time being shall have power to appoint such officers, clerks, and servants, under them as shall be necessary for executing the business of the said corporation, and to allow them such compensation for their services, respectively, as shall be reasonable...
Page 62 - The bills, obligatory and of credit, under the seal of the said corporation, which shall be made to any person or persons, shall be assignable by endorsement...
Page 30 - ... person so offending shall forfeit and pay the sum of fifty dollars for...
Page 159 - The amendment to the Constitution proposed by Pennsylvania seems to be founded upon the idea that the Federal Judiciary will, from a lust of power, enlarge their jurisdiction to the total annihilation of the jurisdiction of the State courts ; that they will exercise their will, instead of the law and the Constitution.
Page 62 - ... or them, in his, her, or their private or natural capacity or capacities ; and shall be assignable and negotiable, in like manner as if they were so issued by such private person or persons...
Page 110 - Resolved that the first Wednesday in January next be the day for appointing electors in the several states, which before the said day shall have ratified the said constitution; that the first Wednesday in February next be the day for the electors to assemble in their respective states and vote for a president; and that the first Wednesday in March next be the time and the present seat of Congress the place for commencing proceedings under the said constitution.

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