Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Chancery, the Prerogative Court, And, on Appeal, in the Court of Errors and Appeals, of the State of New Jersey, Volum 7

Hough & Gillespy, Printers, 1872

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Side 294 - It is very true that a corporation can have no legal existence out of the boundaries of the sovereignty by which it is created. It exists only in contemplation of law, and by force of the law ; and where that law ceases to operate and is no longer obligatory, the corporation can have no existence. It must dwell in the place of its creation, and cannot migrate to another sovereignty.
Side 115 - But this does not prevent an inquiry into the jurisdiction of the court in which the original judgment was given, to pronounce it ; or the right of the State itself to exercise authority over the person or the subject-matter.
Side 205 - Individuals or private corporations shall not be authorized to take private property for public use, without just compensation first made to the owners.
Side 135 - York of 1828, chap. 18, tit. 3, it was enacted that "the charter of every corporation that shall hereafter be granted by the legislature shall be subject to alteration, suspension, and repeal, in the discretion of the legislature.
Side 239 - In the construction of a charter, to be in doubt is to be resolved; and every resolution which springs from doubt is against the corporation.
Side 176 - Jersey directed that the Delaware and Raritan Canal Company and the Camden and Amboy Railroad...
Side 478 - 34 perches," having no relation to the plan, must be taken to mean 34 perches by admeasurement. Then the other rule of law applies, that as soon as there is an adequate and sufficient definition, with convenient certainty, of what is intended to pass by a deed, any subsequent erroneous addition will not vitiate it; according to the maxim " falsa demonstratio non nocet.
Side 238 - When the state means to clothe a corporate body with a portion of her own sovereignty, and to disarm herself to that extent of the powers which belong to her, It is so easy to say so that we will never believe It to be meant when it Is not said...
Side 170 - ... he speaks the word of promise to the ear, and breaks it to the hope,' the whole world will at once pronounce him insincere.
Side 611 - that the records and judicial proceedings of the Courts of any State, shall be proved or admitted in any other Court within the United States, by the attestation of the clerk, and the seal of the Court annexed, if there be a seal, together with a certificate of the' judge, chief justice, or presiding magistrate, as the case may be, that the said attestation is in due form.

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