CHAPTER 2 Of Mr Ralph Nickleby, and his Establishments, and his Undertakings, and of a great Joint Stock Company of vast national Importance Mr Ralph Nickleby was not, strictly speaking, what you would call a merchant, neither was he a banker, nor an attorney, nor a special pleader, nor a notary.
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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.