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BROUGHTON V. PENSACOLA, 93 U. S. 266 (1876)
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Broughton v. Pensacola, 93 U.S. 266 (1876)
Broughton v. Pensacola
93 U.S. 266
A change in the charter of a municipal corporation, in whole or part, by an amendment of its provisions, or the substitution of a new charter in place of the old one, embracing substantially the same corporations and the same territory, will not be deemed, in the absence of express legislative declaration otherwise, to affect the identity of the corporation or to relieve it from its previous liabilities, although different powers are possessed under the amended or new charter, and different officers administer its affairs.
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