Official Letter Books of W.C.C. Claiborne, 1801-1816, Volume 2

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Dunbar Rowland
State department of archives and history, 1917 - Louisiana
 

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Dunbar Rowland, ed.
Official Letter Books of W. C. C. Claiborne, 1801 - 1816
Vol. II (opens N.O., 1 Mar 1804)
Madison, Wisconsin: Democrat Printing Co., 1917 (for Mississippi Dept. of Archives & History)
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Page 34 - That, in case it should at any time happen, that an election of directors should not be made upon 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 be lawful, on any other day, to hold and make an election of directors in such manner as shall have been regulated by the laws and ordinances of the said corporation.
Page 142 - That on receipt of these presents, whether they come to your hands by the officers of his Catholic Majesty, or directly by such French vessels as m.1y be charged with the same, you are to deliver up to the Governor, or officer appointed for that purpose by the King of Spain, the said country and colony of Louisiana, and the posts thereon depending ; likewise the city and island of New Orleans...
Page 33 - The number of votes to which each stockholder shall be entitled shall be according to the number of shares he shall hold, in the proportions following — that is to say : For one share, and not more than two shares, one vote ; for every two shares above two, and not exceeding ten, one vote ; for every four...
Page 32 - States: and also to make, have, and use, a common seal, and the same to break, alter, and renew, at their pleasure: and also to ordain, establish, and put in execution...
Page 34 - ... for every six shares above thirty, and not exceeding sixty, one vote ; for every eight shares above sixty and not exceeding one hundred, one vote ; and for every ten shares above one hundred, one vote ; but no person, copartnership, or body politic, shall be entitled to a greater number than thirty votes. And, after the first election, no share or shares shall confer a right of suffrage, which shall not have been holden three calendar months previous to the day of election.
Page 32 - That all those who shall become subscribers to the said bank, their successors and assigns, shall be, and are hereby, created and made a corporation and body politic by the name and style of the president, directors, and company of the Bank of the United States...
Page 142 - Spain, and to his successors, in full property, purely and simply, and without any exceptions, the whole country known by the name of Louisiana, together with New Orleans, and the island in which the said city is situated...
Page 328 - Arkansas; and before entering upon his duties he shall give bond in the sum of ten thousand dollars with two or more...
Page 33 - ... days from the time of such notification, for proceeding to the election of directors; and it shall be lawful for such election to be then and there made; and the persons who shall then and there be chosen...
Page 75 - Taffia and Molasses made upon each plantation one year with another? 3rd. The number of inhabitants in your District; their color, sex and condition, and particularly the number of militia? 4th. Are there any Schools, either English or French, and what (in your opinion) would be the best mode in the present situation of the province of introducing and supporting these necessary and important institutions? 5th. What is the quantity of vacant land in your District ? 6th. Are there any public buildings...

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