This volume offers a selection of texts drawn from the archives on the subject of corporate governance in England and America. It focuses on the mechanisms that stakeholders use to ensure that their investments are properly used and that any sums owed to them are properly calculated and paid.
1. Alexandria Library Company, A Catalogue of the Books Belonging to the Alexandria Library Company (1815) 2. South Carolina Canal and Railroad Company, By-Laws of the South Carolina Canal and Rail Road Company (1828) 3. George Taylor, Effect of Incorporated Coal Companies Upon the Anthracite Coal Trade (1833) 4. Evan Poultney, A Brief Exposition of Matters Relating to the Bank of Maryland (1834) 5. Reverdy Johnson, Reply to a Pamphlet Entitled ‘A Brief Exposition of Matters Relating to the Bank of Maryland’ (1834) 6. Franklin Manufacturing Company, By-Laws of the Franklin Manufacturing Company of Richmond (1834) 7. State of New York, Origin, Provisions and Effect of the Safety Fund Law of the State of New York (1834) 8. Bank of Virginia, An Act for Incorporating the Bank of Virginia (1836) 9. The Northanptonshire Banking Company, An Exposition of the Principles of Joint Stock Banking (1836) 10. Union Bank of Manchester, Deed of Settlement of the Union Bank of Manchester (1836) 11. Departments of State and Official Bodies. Bank of England, Letters on the Bank of England (1836)