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Página 383 - 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 383 - Whereas, The members of the Lyceum of Natural History have petitioned for an act of incorporation, and the Legislature, impressed with the importance of the study of Natural History, as connected with the wants, the comforts and the happiness of mankind, and conceiving it their duty to encourage all laudable attempts to promote the progress of science in this State— therefore, 1.
Página 385 - 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...
Página 384 - That the said society shall from time to time, for ever 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 of discharging the same ; for the admission of new members...
Página 370 - Schweinitz led him to request that it should appear as their joint production, remarking that "the judicious and elaborate amendments he has proposed, and the mass of new and valuable matter he has added, entitle Dr. Torrey to a participation in the authorship of the work.
Página 384 - ... be elected in their stead; that if the annual election shall not be held at any of the days for that purpose appointed, it shall be lawful to make such election at any other day; and that five members of the said Society, assembling at the place and time designated for that purpose by any by-law or regulation of the Society, shall constitute a legal meeting thereof.
Página 384 - ... taking, holding, and enjoying to them and their successors, any real estate in fee simple or otherwise, and any goods, chattels, and personal estate, and of selling, leasing, or otherwise disposing of...
Página 234 - The superior semicircular margin of the truncated surface, together with the lateral margins of the shell, are beautifully fringed with silky hair. Head: posterior half, broad, anterior half, before the eyes, tapering; the occiput is covered by the five first rows of the back plates, with which they are continuous ; the occiput not distinguishable externally. The anterior half of the top of the head is covered, first, by a row of large plates...
Página 385 - State of New York, Secretary's Office. I certify the preceding to be a true copy of an original Act of the Legislature of this State, on file in this Office.
Página 158 - The swallow which forms more especially the subject of this communication,first made its appearance at Winchell's tavern, on the high road about five miles south of White-Hall, near Lake Champlain, and erected its nest under the eaves of an out-house, where it was covered by the projection of the roof. This was in 1817, and in this year there was but one nest; the second year, seven ; the third, twenty-eight; the fourth, forty: and in 1822, there were seventy, and the number has since continued to...