Laws of the State of New York Passed at the Sessions of the Legislature
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Page 58 - ... shall be liable in like manner, and to the same extent as the testator or intestate, or the ward or person interested in such trust fund would have been, if he had been living and competent to act, and held the same stock in his own name.
Page 506 - The distinction between actions at law and suits in equity, and the forms of all such actions and suits heretofore existing, are abolished; and, there shall be in this State hereafter, but one form of action, for the enforcement or protection of private rights and the redress or prevention of private wrongs, which shall be denominated a civil action.
Page 528 - ... must forthwith take the property described in the affidavit, if it be in the possession of the defendant or his agent, and retain it in his custody. He must, without delay, serve on the defendant a copy of the affidavit, notice, and undertaking, by delivering the same to him personally, if he can be found, or to his agent from whose possession the property is taken; or, if neither can be found, by leaving them at the usual place of abode of either, with some person of suitable age and discretion,...
Page 256 - ... liable as a stockholder accordingly; and the estate and funds in the hands of such executor, administrator, guardian or trustee shall be liable...
Page 517 - The defendant may demur to the complaint within the time required in the summons to answer, when it appears upon the face thereof either: 1. That the court has no jurisdiction of the person of the defendant or the subject of the action; or, 2.
Page 515 - ... 3. If against a minor under the age of fourteen years: to such minor personally, and also to his father, mother, or guardian; or if there be none within the State, then to any person having the care or control of such minor, or with whom he resides, or in whose service he is employed; 4.
Page 307 - 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...
Page 439 - ... two of whom shall be elected for one year, two for two years and two for three years from the date of the annual school meeting next succeeding such special meeting.
Page 51 - ... shall be jointly and severally liable for all the debts of the company then existing, and for all that shall be thereafter contracted...
Page 536 - The relief granted to the plaintiff, if there be no answer, cannot exceed that which he shall have demanded in his complaint; but in any other case, the court may grant him any relief consistent with the case made by the complaint and embraced within the issue.