[D9242ABD], Minutes, North American Phonograph Co, December 13th, 1892


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[D9242ABD], Minutes, North American Phonograph Co, December 13th, 1892





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Thomas A. Edison Papers, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University


Adjourned Meeting of the Board of Directors of The North American Phonograph Company, held at the office of the Company, in the City of New York, on the 13th. day of December, 1892, pursuant to adjournment.
Present, Messrs. Tate, Nolan, Butler and Tremaine.
Mr. Tate, the Vice-President, in the Chair. Mr. Walcutt, the Secretary, also being present.
The Vice-President stated that it was necessary that certain resolutions should be passed providing for the appointment of an Attorney in the State of New York, upon whom lawful processes might be served, as provided by the Statutes of the State of New York, recently enacted. Mr. Nolan then offered the following Resolutions which, being duly seconded, was adopted.
Resolved, that in conformity with the provisions of Section 15 of the General Corporation Law of the State of New York, this company hereby appoints Thomas Butler, its true and lawful attorney in and for said State, upon whom all lawful processes against this Company may be served within said State. That the Vice-President and Secretary are hereby authorized to execute in the name of this Company and under its corporate seal, a certificate of authority or power of attorney to the said Thomas Butler, and also to make the statement, and do and perform what other acts are necessary to comply with the said law of said State, for this Company to obtain the certificate of authority to do business within the said State of New York.
The Vice-President then presented a catalogue of prices for Phonographs and supplies, which it was proposed to issue to its Agents and the public and which had been prepared under his supervision and the same was duly approved. Mr. Butler, the Treasurer of the Company, notified the board that he had rented Room No. 10. at No. 44 Broad Street, adjoining the Company’s present offices, for use of the Company from December 1st, 1892, to May 1st, 1893, at the rental of $40. per month with a right to renewal of the lease at the option of this Company, at a like rental.
On motion of Mr. Tremaine, seconded by Mr.Nolan,
Resolved, that the section of Mr.Butler, as reported by him, in renting room No. 10, at No. 44 Broad Street until May 1st. 1893, be and the same is hereby approved.
The Meeting than adjourned.
C. Walcutt,
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