General Railroad and Telegraph Laws of the State of Pennsylvania: Including the Acts Relating to Incline Plane Railways and Street Passenger Railways, and Such Acts Relative to Corporations as Affect Railroad and Telegraph Companies, 1816-1883

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Allen, Lane & Scott, 1884 - Railroad law - 404 pages

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Page 280 - ... with intent to defraud, omits to make, or to cause or direct to be made, a full and true entry thereof in the books or accounts of such corporation or association, and every director, officer, agent, or member of any corporation or joint-stock association who, with intent to defraud...
Page 86 - The General Assembly shall have the power to alter, revoke, or annul any charter of incorporation now existing and revocable at the adoption of this Constitution, or any that may hereafter be created, whenever, in their opinion it may be injurious to the citizens of this Commonwealth, in such manner, however, that no injustice shall be done to the corporators.
Page 97 - ... nor shall any member of any corporation or public institution, or any officer or agent thereof, be in anywise 96 interested in any contract for the sale or furnishing of any supplies, or materials to be furnished to, or for the use of any corporation, municipality, or public institution of which he shall be a member or officer, or for which he shall be an agent...
Page 145 - SECTION 21. And be it further enacted, That, in order to avoid misconstruction, it is hereby declared to be the true intent and meaning of this act, so far as the question of slavery is concerned, to carry into practical operation the following propositions and principles, established by the compromise measures of 1850, to wit:
Page 323 - Controller shall draw his warrant on the State Treasurer in favor of the Treasurer of the Board for the same.
Page 98 - ... shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, on conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine not exceeding five hundred dollars, and undergo an imprisonment not exceeding three years...
Page 327 - ... and for that purpose may make and sign articles of association, in which shall be stated the name of the company; the number of years the same is to continue ; the places from and to which the road is to be constructed, or maintained and operated ; the length of such road as near as may be...
Page 42 - ... the constitution and laws of the United States or of this commonwealth, and generally to do all and singular the matters and things which to them it shall lawfully appertain to do for the well being of the said corporation and the due management and ordering the affairs of the same...
Page 99 - ... and maliciously do or cause to be done any other matter or thing, with intent, in any of the cases aforesaid, to obstruct, upset, overthrow, injure, or destroy...
Page 115 - ... filed in the office of the prothonotary of the Court of Common Pleas of the county...

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