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

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Page 60 - 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 13 - Corporations may be formed under general laws; but shall not be created by special act, except for municipal purposes, and in cases where in the judgment of the Legislature, the objects of the corporation cannot be attained under general laws. All general laws and special acts passed pursuant to this section, may be altered from time to time or repealed.
Page 139 - Contractor to discontinue all work, or any part thereof, as may be designated by the said party of the first part, and the said party of the first part...
Page 79 - All laws now in force in the territory of Wisconsin, which are not repugnant to this constitution, shall remain in force until they expire by their own limitation, or be altered or repealed by the legislature.
Page 138 - ... of any of the covenants and agreements herein contained on the part of the said...
Page 170 - ... the said party of the first part, the said party of the second part does hereby covenant and agree to and with the party of the first part...
Page 92 - Auditor, as aforesaid, be forever barred and foreclosed of and from all equity of redemption and claim of, in.
Page 325 - 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 59 - Constitution, if given the effect contended for in respect to corporate franchises, "would be an unprofitable and vexatious interference with the internal concerns of a state, would unnecessarily and unwisely embarrass its legislation, and render immutable those civil institutions which are established for the purpose of internal government, and which, to subserve those purposes, ought to vary with varying circumstances
Page 13 - The object of the reservation, and of similar reservations in other charters, is to prevent a grant of corporate rights and privileges in a form which will preclude legislative interference with their exercise if the public interest should at any time require such interference.

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