General Acts, Resolutions, and Memorials Adopted by the Legislature of Florida

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W. & C. Julian Bartlett, 1853

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Page 89 - Auditor semi-annually to the several counties of the State, in proportion to the number of persons between the ages of five and twenty-one years.
Page 17 - Such as shall be conveyed to it in satisfaction of debts previously contracted in the course of its dealings. Fourth. Such as it shall purchase at sales under judgments, decrees or mortgages held by the association, or shall purchase to secure debts due to it.
Page 170 - Resolved, That His Excellency the Governor be, and he is hereby requested to forward a copy of the above preamble and resolution to each of our Senators, and to our Representative in Congress.
Page 64 - All elections shall be by ballot, and each stockholder shall be entitled to as many votes as he owns shares of stock in the said company, and the persons receiving the greatest number of votes shall be trustees...
Page 16 - ... transferable on the books of the association in such manner as may be prescribed in the by-laws or articles of association ; and every person becoming a shareholder by such transfer shall, in proportion to his shares, succeed to all the rights and liabilities of the prior holder of such shares, and no change shall be made in the articles of association...
Page 15 - The amount of its capital stock and the number of shares into which the same shall be divided.
Page 63 - ... and by that name they and their successors shall and may have 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, in all manner...
Page 86 - ... search for or procure business for himself as attorney or for any other attorney, firm, or partnership of attorneys, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction shall be fined in a sum not exceeding one thousand dollars, and also be removed and disbarred from practicing as an attorney at law in this State, and may be imprisoned in the county jail or sentenced to hard labor for the county for a term not exceeding six months, at the discretion of the court trying the case.
Page 64 - ... when any vacancy shall happen among the trustees, by death, resignation or otherwise, it shall be filled for the remainder of the year in such manner as may be provided for by the by-laws of the said company.
Page 192 - He shall keep a fair register of all official acts and proceedings of the governor ; and shall, when required, lay the same, and all...

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