Annual Report of the Railroad Commissioners of the State of Wisconsin, Part 1

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Page 153 - ... instrument; that he knows the seal of said corporation; that the seal affixed to said instrument is such corporate seal; that it was so affixed by order of the board of directors of said corporation, and that he signed his name thereto by like order.
Page 17 - Russell, being duly sworn, deposes and says, that he is the petitioner in the foregoing proceedings ; that he has read the foregoing petition and knows the contents thereof, and that the same is true to his own knowledge, except as to the matters therein stated to be alleged on information and belief, and as to those matters he believes it to be true.
Page 165 - Loan and Trust Company, the party of the second part, has caused its corporate seal to be hereunto affixed and attested by its Secretary, and these presents to be signed and acknowledged or proved by its President the day and year first above written.
Page 56 - The provision of the Constitution never has been understood to embrace other contracts than those which respect property, or some object of value, and confer rights which may be asserted in a court of justice.
Page 97 - ... and confirm unto the said party of the second part, and to his heirs and assigns forever, [here give description of property].
Page 56 - That the framers of the constitution did not intend to restrain the states in the regulation of their civil institutions, adopted for internal government, and that the instrument they have given us, is not to be so .construed, may be admitted.
Page 88 - Auditor, as aforesaid, be forever barred and foreclosed of and from all equity of redemption and claim of, in.
Page 321 - State, to select, subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, from the lands of the United States nearest to the tiers of sections above specified, so much land in alternate sections or parts of sections as shall be equal to such lands as the United States have sold or otherwise appropriated, or to which the right of preemption has attached as aforesaid; which lands (thus selected in lieu of those sold, and to which preemption rights have attached as aforesaid...
Page 83 - The General Assembly shall pass laws to correct abuses and prevent unjust discrimination and extortion in the rates of freight and passenger tariffs on the different railroads in this state, and enforce such laws by adequate penalties, to the extent, if necessary for that purpose, of forfeiture of their property and franchises.
Page 54 - Bills of attainder, ex post facto laws, and laws impairing the obligation of contracts are contrary to the first principles of the social compact, and to every principle of sound legislation.

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