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" It exists only in contemplation of law and by force of the law; and where that law ceases to operate, and is no longer obligatory, the corporation can have no existence. It must dwell in the place of its creation, and cannot migrate to another sovereignty. "
Reports of Cases at Law and in Chancery Argued and Determined in the Supreme ... - Page 209
by Illinois. Supreme Court - 1911
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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
...where that law ceases to operate, and is no longer obligatory, the corporation can have no existence. It must dwell in the place of its creation, and cannot migrate to another sovereignty ; but although it must live and have its being in that State only, yet it does not follow that its...
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The American Jurist and Law Magazine, Volume 4; Volume 22

1843
...where that law ceases to operate, and is no longer obligatory, the corporation can have no existence. It must dwell in the place of its creation, and cannot migrate to another sovereignty. But although it must live and have its being in that state only, yet it does not by any means follow...
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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
...where that law ceases to operate and is no longer obligatory, the corporation can have no existence. It must dwell in the place of its 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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The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 1

1839
...where that law ceases to operate and is no longer obligatory, the corporation can have no existence. It must dwell in the place of its creation, and cannot migrate to another sovereignty. But although it must live and have its being in that state only, yet it does not by any means follow,...
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Reports of Cases in the Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia, Volume 40

Virginia. Supreme Court of Appeals - 1843
...where that law ceases to operate, and is no longer obligatory, the corporation can have no existence. It must dwell in the place of its 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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Reports of Cases at Law and in Equity Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 49

Arkansas. Supreme Court - 1888
...where that law ceases to operate, and is no longer obligatory, the corporation can have no existence. It must dwell in the place of its creation, and cannot migrate to another sovereignty. But although it must live and have its being in that State only, yet it does not by any means follow...
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A Selection of Leading Cases Upon Commercial Law Decided by the ..., Volume 725

1847 - 500 pages
...where that law ceases to operate, and is no longer obligatory, the corporation can have no existence. It must dwell in the place of its creation, and cannot migrate to another sovereignty. But although it must live and have its being in that State only, yet it does not by any means follow...
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The Practice of the Courts of King's Bench and Common Pleas, in ..., Volume 1

William Tidd, Asa Israel Fish - 1856 - 1550 pages
...Jersey, and, to borrow the language of Ch. J. Taney, in. Sank of Augusta v. Earle, 13 Peters, 588, it must dwell in the place of its creation ; and cannot migrate into another sovereignty. But as natural persons, through the intervention of agents, are continually...
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Reports of Cases in Law and Equity in the Supreme Court of the State of New York

Oliver Lorenzo Barbour, New York (State). Supreme Court - 1858
...corporation can have no legal existence out of the boundaries of the sovereignty by which it is created, must dwell in the place of its creation, and cannot migrate to another sovereignty. (Bank of Augusta v. Earle, 13 Peters, 519. Runyan v. Lessees of Coster, 14 id. 129.) III. A corporation...
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