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Page 489 - ... two of whom shall be elected for one year, two for two years and two for three years from the date of the annual school meeting next succeeding such special meeting.
Page 456 - ... for one year, one for two years, one for three years, one for four years, and one for five years.
Page 98 - Company," and by that name shall have perpetual succession, and shall be able to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, defend and be defended, in all courts of law and equity within the United States, and may make and have a common seal.
Page 689 - The inhabitants of said city, by the name and style aforesaid, shall have power to sue and be sued; to plead and be impleaded; defend and be defended in all courts of law and equity, and in all actions whatsoever...
Page 408 - All the stockholders of every company incorporated under this act shall be severally individually liable to the creditors of the company in which they are stockholders, to an amount equal to the amount of stock held by them respectively, for all debts and contracts made by such company, until the whole amount of capital stock fixed and limited by such company shall have been paid in...
Page 110 - ... and shall hold his office until he ceases to be a director, or until another president has...
Page 185 - ... all powers, privileges and immunities which are or may be necessary to carry into effect the purposes and objects...
Page 779 - City ; and the inhabitants thereof are hereby constituted a body corporate and politic, by the name aforesaid, and shall have perpetual succession, and may have and use a common seal, which they may change and alter at pleasure. SEC.