The Credit Mobilier of America: Its Origin and History, Its Work of Constructing the Union Pacific Railroad and the Relation of Members of Congress Therewith

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C. W. Calkins & Company, 1880 - 229 halaman
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Halaman 38 - THIS INDENTURE, made this day of , in the year One thousand, nine hundred and , between of , the party of the first part...
Halaman 39 - ... by the party of the second part, his heirs, executors, administrators, or assigns, and the general agent, but not less than cost to the party of the first part.
Halaman 194 - Massachusetts, has been guilty of selling to members of Congress shares of stock in the Credit Mobilier of America, for prices much below the true value of such stock, with intent thereby to influence the votes and decisions of such members in matters to be brought before Congress for action: Therefore, Resolved, That Mr.
Halaman 43 - ... it shall be lawful for the said party of the second part, his heirs, executors, administrators or assigns...
Halaman 19 - ... given, subject only to such liabilities as other shareholders are subject to, which liabilities are no more than for the payment to the company of the sums due or to become due on the shares held by them...
Halaman 176 - In his negotiations with these members of Congress, Mr. Ames made no suggestion that he desired to secure their favorable influence in Congress in favor of the railroad company, and whenever the question was raised as to whether the ownership of this stock would in any way interfere with or embarrass them in their action as members of Congress, he assured them it would not.
Halaman 188 - California shall be required to complete twenty-five miles of their said road in each year thereafter, and the whole to the State line within four years, and that only one-half of the compensation for services rendered for the Government by said companies shall be required to be applied to the payment of the bonds issued by the Government in aid of the construction of said roads.
Halaman 18 - Act prescribed with respect to general district rates; moreover they may enter into agreements for supplying water on such terms as may be agreed on between them and the persons receiving the supply, and shall have the same powers for recovering water rents or other payments accruing under such agreements as they have for recovering water rates.
Halaman 17 - ... sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, contract and be contracted with...
Halaman 214 - Whereas, by the report of the special committee herein, it appears that the acts charged against members of this House in connection with the Credit Mobilier of America, occurred more than five years ago, and long before the election of such persons to this Congress, two elections by the people having intervened ; and, whereas grave doubts exist as to the rightful exercise by this House of its power to expel a member for offenses committed by such member long before his election thereto, and not...

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