House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d Session-49th Congress, 1st Session, Volumen5


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Página 482 - Mobile the bill declared upon, and paid for the same in notes of the branch of the Bank of the State of Alabama, at Mobile.
Página 622 - ... company may sell or demise its lands and tenements, or may sell the whole or any part of the public debt, whereof its stock shall consist; but shall trade in nothing, except bills of exchange, gold and silver bullion, or in the sale of goods pledged for money lent; nor shall take more than at the rate of six per centum per annum, upon its loans or discounts.
Página 521 - But the object and end of all government is to promote the happiness and prosperity of the community by which it is established ; and it can never be assumed that the government intended to diminish its power of accomplishing the end for which it was created.
Página 413 - But an eleemosynary, like every other corporation, is subject to the general law of the land. It may forfeit its corporate franchises by misuser or non-user of them. It is subject to the controlling authority of its legal visitor, who, unless restrained by the terms of the charter, may amend and repeal its statutes, remove its officers, correct abuses, and generally superintend the management of the trusts.
Página 550 - Constitution thereof, or to the laws of the United States; and generally to do and execute all and singular the acts, matters, and things, which to them it shall or may appertain to do; subject, nevertheless, to the rules, regulations, restrictions, limitations, and provisions, hereinafter prescribed and declared.
Página 413 - By forfeiture of its charter, through negligence or abuse of its franchises ; in which case the law judges that the body politic has broken the condition upon which it was incorporated, and thereupon the incorporation is void.
Página 413 - ... making by-laws. The obligation imposed upon them, and which forms the consideration of the grant, is that of acting up to the end or design for which they were created by their founder.
Página 622 - A profit made, or loss imposed on the necessities of the borrower, whatever form, shape, or disguise it may assume, where the treaty is for a loan, and the capital is to be returned at all events, has always been adjudged to be so much profit taken upon a loan, and to be a violation of those laws which limit the lender to a specific rate of interest.
Página 12 - January 1, 1840. 11 is a comparative view of the condition of all the banks in the United States, near the commencement of each year, from 1834 to 1840, inclusive.
Página 947 - ... to the person or persons entitled to receive the same, then, and in every such case, the holder of any such...

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