Acts of the State of Tennessee Passed at the General Assembly

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G.C. Torbett, 1844 - Session laws
 

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Page 57 - Philadelphia, be, and shall be, for ever hereafter, persons able and capable in law, to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, answer and be answered unto, defend and be defended...
Page 278 - Any amendment or amendments to this constitution may be proposed in the senate and assembly ; and if the same shall be agreed to by a majority of the members elected to each of the two houses, such proposed amendment or amendments shall be entered on their journals with the yeas and nays taken thereon, and referred to the legislature to be chosen at the next general election of senators...
Page 136 - Newark, and by that name they and their successors shall be and are hereby made capable in law of suing and being sued, pleading and being impleaded, answering and being answered unto, in all courts and places whatsoever, to make and use a common seal, and...
Page 207 - SEcTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee, That it shall be the duty of the Governor, immediately after the passage of this act, and...
Page 60 - Not less than seven directors shall constitute a board for the transaction of business, of whom the president shall always be one, except in case of sickness, or necessary absence: in which case his place may be supplied by any other director whom he, by writing under his hand, shall nominate for the purpose.
Page 68 - District of Columbia, by which name it is hereby constituted a body corporate for municipal purposes, and may contract and be contracted with, sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, have a seal, and exercise all other powers of a municipal corporation not inconsistent with the Constitution and laws of the United States and the provisions of this act.
Page 57 - States," and shall so continue until the third day of March, in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, and by that name shall be, and are hereby, made able and capable, in law, to have, purchase, receive, possess, enjoy, and retain, to them and their successors, lands, rents, tenements, hereditaments, goods, chattels and effects, of...
Page 250 - To accept and execute all such trusts of every description, as may be committed to them by any person or persons whatsoever, or may be transferred to them by order of any court of record whatever.
Page 281 - There shall be a joint committee on the library, to consist of three members on the part of the Senate and three on the part of the...
Page 57 - Directors should not be made on any day when pursuant to this Act it ought to have been made, the said Corporation shall not for that cause be deemed to be dissolved, but it shall...

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