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" Bank of Augusta v. Earle, 13 Peters, 519, Mr. Chief Justice TANEY announcing the opinion of the court said: "It is very true that a corporation can have no legal existence out of the boundaries of the sovereignty by which it is created. It exists only... "
The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review - Page 525
1839
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court, Volume 308

United States. Supreme Court - 1940
...Cranch 57. Throughout, the mode of thought was metaphorical. The classic doctrine was that a corporation "must dwell in the place of its creation, and cannot migrate to another sovereignty." Bank of Augusta v. Earle, 13 Pet. 519, 588. Logically applied, this theory of non-migration prevented...
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Reports of Civil and Criminal Cases Decided by the ..., Volume 5; Volume 68

Kentucky. Court of Appeals, James Hughes, Achilles Sneed, Martin D. Hardin, George Minos Bibb, Alexander Keith Marshall, William Littell, Thomas Bell Monroe, John James Marshall, James Greene Dana, Benjamin Monroe, James P. Metcalfe, Alvin Duvall, William Pope Duvall Bush, John Rodman, Edward Warren Hines, Charles Cyrus Turner, Thomas Lewis Edelen, Thomas Robert McBeath, Robert G. Higdon, T. M. Jones, Amos Hall Eblen - 1870
...the sovereignty by which it is created. It exists only in contemplation of law, and by the force of law; and where that law ceases to operate, and is...have its being in that State only, yet it does not follow that its existence there will not be recognized in other places; and its residence in one State,...
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The American Jurist and Law Magazine, Volume 6; Volume 24

1843
...(Same.) A corporation can have no legal existence out of the sovereignty by which it is created, as it exists only in contemplation of law, and by force of the law : and when that law ceases to operate, and is no longer obligatory, the corporation can have no existence....
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Chancery of the State of ..., Volume 69

New Jersey. Court of Chancery - 1907
...corporation can have no legal existence out of the boundaries of the sovereignty by which it is created. It exists only in contemplation of law and by force of...creation and cannot migrate to another sovereignty.'' This theory was the basis of the decision of the cases which held that a corporation could not be sued...
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Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 1

1839
...corporation can have no legal existence, out of the boundaries of the sovereignty by which it is created. It exists only in contemplation of law, and by force of the law, ad where that law ceases to operate and is no longer obligatory, the corporation can have no existence....
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The American Jurist: And Law Magazine, Volume 22

1843
...corporation can have no legal existence out of the boundaries of the sovereignty by which it is created. It exists only in contemplation of law, and by force...But although it must live and have its being in that slate only, yet it does not by any means follow that its existence there will not be recognised in...
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Reports of Cases in the Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia, Volume 40

Virginia. Supreme Court of Appeals - 1843
...the Supreme Court of the United States in The Bank of Augusta v. Earle, 13 Peters 588, "a corporation exists only in contemplation of law and by force of...creation, and cannot migrate to another sovereignty." Though there had been no conflict in the opinions of the two courts referred to, and both had decided...
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The American Jurist: And Law Magazine, Volume 24

1843
...exists only in contemplation of law, and by force of the law : and when that law ceases to operate, und is no longer obligatory, the corporation can have...cannot migrate to another sovereignty. But although it may live and have its being in that state only, yet it does not follow that its existence there will...
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A Treatise on the Law of Private Corporations Aggregate

Joseph Kinnicut Angell, Samuel Ames - 1846 - 795 pages
...sovereignty by which it is created, as it exists only in contemplation of law and by force of law; and when that law ceases to operate, and is no longer obligatory,...cannot migrate to another sovereignty. But although 1 Holbrook v. Union Bank of Alexandria, 7 Wheat. R. 553. Hartridge et al. v. Rockwell, RM Carlton,...
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The New-York Legal Observer, Volume 5

Samuel Owen - 1847
...existence out of the limits of the sovereignty by which it is created ; it exists in contemplation of, and by force of the law, and where that law ceases to operate, it can have no legal existence. " It must dwell in the place of its crea170 Supreme Cou it, Alabama....
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