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" A corporation is an artificial being, invisible, intangible, and existing only in contemplation of law. Being the mere creature of law. it possesses only those properties which the charter of its creation confers upon it, either expressly, or as incidental... "
The Law of Combinations Embracing Monopolies, Trusts, and Combinations of ... - Page 1343
by Arthur Jerome Eddy - 1901 - 1540 pages
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Report of the Joint Committee of Both Houses of the General Assembly of Ohio ...

Ohio. General Assembly. Joint Committee on the Communication of the Auditor of State - Banks and banking - 1821 - 64 pages
...the case of Dartmouth College, " is an artificial "being; invisible, intangible, and existing only in "contemplation of law. Being the mere creature " of...expressly, or as incidental to its very existence. "These are such as are supposed best calculated " to effect the objects for which it was created. "...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme ..., Volume 9; Volume 22

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1824
...by this Court: " A corporation is an artificial being, invisible, intangible, and existing only in contemplation of law. Being the mere creature of law,...upon it, either expressly, or as incidental to its existence. These are such as arc supposed best calculated to effect the object for whieh'it was created....
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The American Jurist and Law Magazine, Volume 6; Volume 24

Law - 1843
...corporation is considered an artificial being, existing only in contemplation of law ; and being a mere creature of law, it possesses only those properties...expressly or as incidental to its very existence. Corporations created by statute must depend for their powers, and the mode of exercising them, upon...
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The Writings of John Marshall: Late Chief Justice of the United States, Upon ...

John Marshall - Constitutional law - 1839 - 728 pages
...subject be considered. A corporation is an artificial being, invisible, intangible, and existing only in contemplation of law. Being the mere creature of law....expressly, or as incidental to its very existence. These are such as are supposed best calculated to effect the object for which it was created. Among...
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An Argument, in Favor of the Constitutionality of the General Banking Law of ...

Samuel Alfred Foot - Banking law - 1839 - 101 pages
...corporation in this way : " A corporation is an artificial being, invisible, intangible, and existing only in contemplation of law. Being the mere creature of law,...which the charter of its creation confers upon it. * . * * Among the most important are immortality, and, if the expression may be allowed, individuality;...
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A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States ...

John Bouvier - Anglo-Norman dialect - 1843 - 1512 pages
...and existing only in contemplation of law. Being the mere creature of law," continues the judge, " it possesses only those properties which the charter...expressly or as incidental to its very existence. These are such as are supposed best calculated to effect the object for which it was created. Among...
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A Treatise on the Law of Private Corporations Aggregate

Joseph Kinnicut Angell, Samuel Ames - Business enterprises - 1846 - 795 pages
...corporation," says the Chief Justice, " is an artificial being, invisible, intangible, and existing only in contemplation of law. Being the mere creature of law,...expressly, or as incidental to its very existence. These are such as are supposed best calculated to effect the object for which it is created. Among...
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The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 15

Commerce - 1846
...which are entitled to more weight. We are informed that a corporation possesses only those powers or properties which the charter of its creation confers upon it, either expressly, oras incidental to its very existence. — Dartmouth College vs. Woodward. The incidental or implied...
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A Selection of Leading Cases Upon Commercial Law Decided by the Supreme ...

Commercial law - 1847 - 500 pages
...being, invisible, intangible, and existing only in contemplation of law. Being a mere creature of the law, it possesses only those properties which the...expressly, or as incidental to its very existence." And in the case of the Bank of the United States vs. Dandridge, 12 Wheat. 64, where the questions in...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 55

Alabama. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1878
...being, invisible, intangible, and existing only in contemplation of law. Being the mere creature of the law, it possesses only those properties which the...expressly, or as incidental to its very existence. These are such as are supposed to be best calculated to effect the object for which it is created."...
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