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This work is designed to furnish those interested in the study of Corporation Law, -whether practitioner, teacher or student, - such material from the original sources, and in such order, as will show how reason and experience have dealt with the subject. Effort has been made in the selection to secure the best expression of the underlying reason or theory; to place these in such order as to develop, in a natural way, the general theory of Corporation Law, set forth in the table of contents; to insert such notes as will present a more comprehensive view of some of the topics; and to furnish, in chronological order, such a list of cases bearing upon the principles as will enable the investigator to make a reasonably complete study of the same.

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Cases on the General Principles of the Law of Private Corporations, Volume 1