The Story of California from the Earliest Days to the Present

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A. C. McClurg & Company, 1913 - 390 strani
 

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Stran 299 - Each stockholder of a corporation or joint-stock association shall be individually and personally liable for such proportion of all its debts and liabilities contracted or incurred during the time he was a stockholder, as the amount of stock or shares owned by him bears to the whole of the subscribed capital stock or shares of the corporation or association.
Stran 299 - No corporation shall issue stock or bonds, except for money paid, labor done or property actually received, and all fictitious increase of stock, or indebtedness shall be void.
Stran 242 - I went into that Committee with as earnest a sense of duty as ever I embarked in anything in my life," he writes in his narrative. "I went into it as a religious duty to society, although I knew I was going antagonistic to the law of my city and state, which every good American looks upon with a great deal of dread, certainly. After embarking in it, as I did...
Stran 299 - The directors or trustees of corporations and joint-stock associations shall be jointly and severally liable to the creditors and stockholders for all moneys embezzled or misappropriated by the officers of such corporation or joint-stock association, during the term of office of such director or trustee.
Stran 274 - ... revenue of the state was not increased ; for rather than submit to the extortion, first of the Chinese companies* which brought them out, and then of the government of California, a considerable number returned to China in October of this year. Already the cry was raised against them that their presence in the country tended to injure the interests of the working classes and degrade labor. It was argued that no good could come from allowing an inferior race, not in a state of bondage yet not...
Stran 297 - The judicial power of the State shall be vested in the Senate sitting as a court of impeachment, a Supreme Court, Circuit Courts, Chancery Courts, Courts of Probate, such...
Stran 133 - Lamb, whose life occupies the last quarter of the eighteenth century and the first quarter of the nineteenth...
Stran 39 - ... to put to flight all the hosts of Hell and subject to the mild yoke of our holy faith the barbarity of the gentile Dieguinos." Then more huts are built, and one is dedicated as a church. The new establishment, however, in which Father Parron is associate minister, still lacks one essential element of a prosperous mission, namely, converts, who in this case are difficult to find.
Stran 202 - My sons, God has given this gold to the Americans. Had he desired us to have it, he would have given it to us ere now.
Stran 277 - Every man in public life was under so binding a necessity to accept the popular belief in regard to the Chinese and to truckle to it at every turn, that for one to seek the real truth of the matter was to end forthwith his political career.

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