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Special Joint Comm. on Cashiers to Report Shareholders Names. Act concerning taxing of stock corporations, 1840
Senate No. 26 On February 18, 1840, a Special Joint Committee submitted An Act concerning the taxing of the stock of incorporated companies, 1840.
It would be the duty of cashiers, secretaries, etc. to respond to the request of an assessor of a jurisdiction with the names and number of shares
owned by residents of that jurisdiction as of May 1, but only if asked and only once a year. There was a fine for failure to provide the information.
(Digitized from a microfilm copy of title originally held by the Massachusetts State Library).
Title:   Ordered, that Messrs. Whitmarsh and S. Wood, be a committee to be joined to consider the expediency of requiring the cashiers of the several banks and of the clerks or secretaries of manufacturing and other incorporated companies and all monied institutions, to give to the assessors of any town in this commonwealth, the number of shares and amount of stock standing in the name of, or owned by any person who is a resident in the town of which such applicant is an assessor.
OCLC Number:   1418945878
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