A Digest of the Reported Decisions of the Courts of the United States of America, and Great Britain and Her Colonies, Relating to the Rights and Liabilities of Gas Companies: Together with Extracts from the Statutes of the Various United States Concerning Gas Companies

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Little, Brown, 1883 - Gas companies - 307 pages

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Page 243 - ... shall be jointly and severally liable for all the debts of the company then existing, and for all that shall be thereafter contracted...
Page 257 - ... shall be appointed for one year, one for two years, one for three years, one for four years, and one for five years.
Page 228 - Each subscriber to such articles of association shall subscribe thereto his name, place of residence and the number of shares he agrees to take in said company.
Page 242 - ... of capital, and of the proportion actually paid in, and the amount of its existing debts...
Page 241 - ... when any vacancy shall happen among the trustees, by death, resignation or otherwise, it shall be filled for the remainder of the year in such manner as may be provided for by the by-laws of the said company.
Page 228 - On compliance with the provisions of the next section, such articles of association may be filed in the office of the Secretary of State, who shall indorse thereon the day they are filed, and record the same in a book to be provided by him for that purpose ; and thereupon the persons who have so subscribed such articles of association...
Page 241 - All elections shall be by ballot, and each stockholder shall be entitled to as many votes as he owns shares of stock...
Page 233 - If any certificate or report made, or public notice given, by the officers of any such company, in pursuance of the provisions of this act. shall be false in any material representation, all the officers who shall have signed the same, knowing it to be false, shall be jointly and severally liable for all the debts of the company contracted while they are stockholders or officers thereof.
Page 232 - That all the stockholders 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 271 - ... 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...

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