Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Chancery of the State of New Jersey

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E. Sanderson, 1836 - Equity - 730 pages

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Page 644 - And shall subscribe a profession of their Christian belief in these words — I, AB, profess faith in God the Father, and in Jesus Christ, his Eternal Son, the true God, and in the Holy Spirit, one God, blessed for evermore ; and do acknowledge the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testament to be given by divine inspiration.
Page 616 - Is not the whole land before thee? separate thyself, I pray thee, from me : if thou wilt take the left hand, then I will go to the right ; or if thou depart to the right hand, then I will go to the left.
Page 526 - The exercise of the corporate franchise being restrictive of individual rights, cannot be extended beyond the letter and spirit of the act of incorporation.
Page 102 - Secondly, it may be apparent from the intrinsic nature and subject of the bargain itself; such as no man in his senses, and not under delusion, would make on the one hand, and as no honest and fair man would accept on the other; which are inequitable and unconscientious bargains, and of such even the Common Law has taken notice.
Page 515 - ... shall be capable in law by that name and style, of purchasing, holding, and conveying any estate real or personal for the use of the said corporation.
Page 640 - God ; that, therefore, there can be no appeal from them to any other authority whatsoever ; that they are able to make wise unto salvation, through faith which is in Jesus Christ.
Page 628 - Meeting be at any time dissatisfied with the proceedings of any inferior meeting; or a Quarterly meeting with the proceedings of either of its monthly meetings; or a monthly meeting with the proceedings of either of its preparative meetings — such meeting or meetings ought with readiness and meekness to render an account thereof when required.
Page 697 - Legislature to determine when public uses require the assumption of private property; but if they should take it for a purpose not of a public nature, as if the Legislature should take the property of A. and give it to B., or if they should vacate a grant of property, or of a franchise...
Page 577 - The connection and subordination of our meetings for Discipline, are thus : Preparative Meetings, are accountable to the Monthly ; — Monthly, to the Quarterly ; — and Quarterly, to the Yearly Meeting...
Page 699 - The ever-varying condition of society is constantly presenting new objects of public importance and utility, and what shall be considered a public use or benefit may depend somewhat on the situation and wants of the community for the time being.

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