The Amended Code of West Virginia: Containing All the Chapters of the Code of 1868...with an Addenda Containing All the Acts of a General Nature Not Amendatory of the Code...to which is Prefixed the Amended Constitution of the State

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Kanawha Gazette, 1884 - 978 sider

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Side 33 - The general assembly shall provide by law, that in all elections for directors or managers of incorporated companies, every stockholder shall have the right to vote, in person or by proxy, for the number of shares of stock owned by him, for as many persons as there are directors or managers to be elected, or to cumulate said shares, and give one candidate as many votes as the number of directors multiplied by the number of his shares of stock shall equal, or to distribute them on the same principle...
Side 10 - I do solemnly swear (or affirm, as the case may be) that I will support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of California, and that I will faithfully discharge the duties of the office of according to the best of my ability.
Side 634 - Be it therefore enacted, that whensoever the death of a person shall be caused by wrongful act, neglect or default, and the act, neglect or default is such as would (if death had not ensued) have entitled the party injured to maintain an action and recover damages in respect thereof...
Side 31 - All property shall be taxed according to its value, that value to be ascertained in such manner as the Legislature shall direct, so that taxes shall be equal and uniform throughout the State. No one species of property from which a tax may be collected shall be taxed higher than any other species of property of the same value.
Side 7 - That government is, or ought to be, instituted for the common benefit, protection and security, of the people, nation, or community : of all the various modes and forms of government, that is best, which is capable of producing the greatest degree of happiness and safety, and is most effectually secured against the danger of...
Side 570 - And be it further enacted, that a general devise of the real estate of the testator, or of the real estate of the testator in any place or in the occupation of any person mentioned in his will, or otherwise described in a general manner...
Side 202 - East 114 poles to the beginning, containing one hundred and forty six acres be the same more or less. To have and to hold the...
Side 14 - I accept or receive, directly or indirectly, any money or other valuable thing, from any corporation, company or person, for any vote or influence I may give or withhold on any bill, resolution or appropriation, or for any other official act.
Side 11 - Convention which passed the ordinance of government, laid its foundation on this basis, that the legislative, executive and judiciary departments, should be separate and distinct, so that no person should exercise the powers of more than one of them at the same time.
Side 9 - All courts shall be open; and every man, for injury done to him, in his person, property or reputation, shall have remedy by due course of law.

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