What is CREATE?

To bring into being; to cause to exist; to produce; as, to create a trust in lands, to create a corporation. Edwards v. Bibb, 54 Ala. 481; McClellan v. McClellan, 65 lie. 500. To create a charter or a corporation is to make one which never existed before, while to renew one is to give vitality to one which has been forfeited or has expired; and to extend one is to give an existing charter more time than originally limited. Moers v. Reading, 21 Pa. ISO; Railroad Co. v. Orton (C. C.) 32 Fed. 473; Indianapolis v. Xavin, 151 Ind. 139, 51 N. E. 80, 41 L. R. A. 344.

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