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Página 168 - York" and by that name they and their successors shall and may have continual succession, and shall be persons in law, capable of suing and being sued, pleading and being impleaded, answering and being answered unto, defending and being defended, in all courts and places whatsoever...
Página 169 - William Cumberland, D'Jurco V. Knevels, James Clements, and James Pierce, Curators; severally to be the first officers of the said Corporation, who shall hold their respective offices until the twenty-third day of February next, and until others shall be chosen in their places. 5. And be it further enacted, That the present Constitution of the said Association shall, after passing of this Act, continue to be the Constitution thereof; and that no alteration shall be made therein, unless by a vote...
Página 66 - Walker the assurance of our sincerest sympathy in this their great bereavement. " Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be communicated to the family of our deceased associate.
Página 79 - ... mind that the storm was a progressive whirlwind. A conviction thus forced upon his mind after a full survey of the facts was not likely to lose its grasp. Amid all his cares, it clung to him, and was cherished with the enthusiasm usual to the student of nature, who is conscious of having become the honored medium of a new revelation of her mysteries. Nothing, however could have been further from his mind, than the thought that the full development of that idea, would one day place him among the...
Página 171 - Browne and JS Newberry, thereunto annexed, by which it appears to my satisfaction that the application is made in pursuance of a resolution of the managers of said Corporation to that end named, and there appearing to me to be no reasonable objection to said Corporation to changing its name as prayed in said petition: Now on motion of Grosvenor S.
Página 29 - And, therefore, I am silent. It remains To bless the hour the Corporation took it Into their heads to give the rich in brains, The worn-out mansion of the poor in pocket, Once "the old almshouse,
Página 168 - That the said society shall, from time to time, forever hereafter, have power to make, constitute, ordain and establish such by-laws and regulations as they shall judge proper for the election of their officers, for prescribing their respective functions, and the mode...
Página 178 - The President, or (in his absence) one of the Vice-Presidents, or (in the absence of all of them) one of the members shall preside at all meetings of the Association. The President shall be ex officio a member of the Executive Committee.
Página 168 - YORK, and that by that name they shall have perpetual succession, and shall be persons capable of suing and being sued, pleading and being impleaded, answering and being answered unto, defending and being defended, in all courts and places whatsoever ; and may have a common seal, with power to alter the same from time to time ; and shall be capable of purchasing, taking, holding and...
Página 187 - Constitution. fit, it shall publicly nominate them at a regular business meeting, and the names of such nominees shall be entered on the minutes, and then be posted in some conspicuous place during all meetings held in the rooms of the Academy, at least until the next regular business meeting. They shall be balloted for in the same manner as resident members. CHAPTER XVI.— Of General Provisions. 1 . No expenditure shall be incurred on behalf of the Academy, or disbursements made, unless authorized...

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