Annual Report of the Corporation of the Chamber of Commerce, of the State of New York, for the Year ..., Volume 63

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Press of the Chamber of Commerce, 1921 - Commerce
 

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Page 11 - It must not be forgotten that you are not to extend arbitrarily those rules which say that a given contract is void as being against public policy, because if there is one thing which more than another public policy requires it is that men of full age and competent understanding shall have the utmost liberty of contracting, and that their contracts when entered into freely and voluntarily shall be held sacred and shall be enforced by Courts of justice. Therefore, you have this paramount public policy...
Page 10 - Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. Point out to them how the nominal winner is often a real loser — in fees, expenses, and waste of time. As a peacemaker the lawyer has a superior opportunity of being a good man.
Page 28 - Two of the original members shall be appointed for a term of one year, two for a term of two years, and one for a term of three years...
Page 12 - ... or thing to the contrary thereof in any wise notwithstanding. In testimony whereof, we have caused these our letters to be made patent, and the great seal of our said province to be hereunto affixed, and the same to be entered on record in our Secretary's office, for our said province, in one of the books of patents there remaining.
Page 11 - Know ye, therefore, that We, of our especial grace, certain knowledge, and mere motion do by these presents, for us, our heirs and successors, give and grant unto the said...
Page 11 - ... valid, irrevocable, and enforceable, save upon such grounds as exist at law or in equity for the revocation of any contract.
Page 243 - The committee on internal trade and improvements offers the following resolutions: Resolved, That the Chamber of Commerce of the State of New York urges...
Page 27 - Trust in the way of endowment or otherwise, for any object connected with the operations of the Chamber, except the Charity Fund, and to invest, control, manage and disburse the same as provided by the donors thereof. Duties of Officers. — The President shall preside at the meetings of the Board of Trustees when present, and shall perform the usual duties of that office. The Secretary shall keep true and careful minutes of the meetings, and perform such other duties as shall be assigned to him...
Page 5 - Georgia in America; and them and their successors by the same name, we do, by these presents, for us, our heirs and successors...
Page 124 - This solemnity, at this place, on the first arrival of vessels from. Lake Erie, is intended to indicate and commemorate the navigable communication, which has been accomplished between our Mediterranean Seas and the Atlantic Ocean in about eight years, to the extent of more than four hundred and twenty-five miles, by the wisdom, public spirit, and energy of the people of the State of New York ; and may the God of the Heavens and the Earth smile most propitiously on this work, and render it subservient...

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