So strongly and metaphysically did I conceive of my situation then, that while earnestly watching his motions, I seemed distinctly to perceive that my own individuality was now merged in a joint stock company of two; that my free will had received a mortal wound; and that another’s mistake or misfortune might plunge innocent me into unmerited disaster and death.
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In the United Kingdom, there are both private and public joint stock companies.
A creditor can sue the individual members of a Texas Joint Stock Company in addition to the organization itself.