Laws Passed by the Legislative Council and House of Representatives of Illinois Territory

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Phillips Bros., 1817 - Session laws
 

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Page 12 - States," and shall so continue until the third day of March, in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, and by that name shall be, and are hereby, made able and capable, in law, to have, purchase, receive, possess, enjoy, and retain, to them and their successors, lands, rents, tenements, hereditaments, goods, chattels and effects, of...
Page 15 - ... shares above sixty, and not exceeding one hundred, one vote ; and for every ten shares above one hundred, one vote ; but no person, copartnership, or body politic, shall be entitled to a greater number than thirty votes ; and after the first election, no share or shares shall confer a right of voting, which shall not have been holden three calendar months previous to the day of election.
Page 23 - ... shall forfeit and pay the sum of two hundred dollars, to be recovered, with cost of suit, in any court of competent jurisdiction, to the use of the United States.
Page 29 - ... by law, but shall consent to disclose the particulars of any and all the property, goods, wares, and merchandise, articles, and objects liable to pay any duty or tax...
Page 16 - ... private capacities, and an action of debt may in such case be brought against them, or any of them, their or any of their heirs, executors or administrators, in any court...
Page 18 - ... until the same shall be fully paid and satisfied, at the rate of twelve per centum per annum from the time of such demand as aforesaid...
Page 13 - ... to an amount, not exceeding in the whole fifteen millions of dollars, including the amount of the capital stock aforesaid; and the same to sell, grant, demise, alien or dispose of; to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, answer and be answered, defend...
Page 16 - ... 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 18 - ... for their information, an exact and particular statement of the debts, which shall have remained unpaid after the expiration of the original credit, for a period of treble the term of that credit ; and of the surplus of profit, if any, after deducting losses and dividends.
Page 13 - 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...

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