The American and English Encyclopedia of Law and Practice Volume 1

The American and English Encyclopedia of Law and Practice Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ... affairs. Ogden 1;. Astor, 4 Sandi. (N. Y.) 332. 24. 41 Smith 1;. Forty, 4 C. & P. 126, 19 E. C. L. 305; Ashby v. James, 11 M. & W. (Eng.) 542; Watkins v. Washbnrn, 2 U. C. Q. B. 291. b An account stated by an executor of an unliqnidated debt due by the testatnr, without any express promise to pay, is sulficient to arrest the running of the statute. Watkins v. Washburn, 2 U. C. Q. B. 291. 25. a Burgan v. Lypll, 2 Mich. 102, 55 Am. Dec. 53; Cunningham 11. Suhlette, 4 Mo. 224; Cady v. Kyle, 47 Mo. 346; Kemp v. Peck, 59 Hun (N. Y.) 118, 13 N. Y. S. 112; Heidenheimer v. Ellis, 67 Tex. 426, 3 S. W. 666; Luckie 12. Forsyth, 3 J. & La T. (Ir.) 388; Fergusson v. Fyffe, 8 Cl. 8: . F. (Eng.) 121. See also Martyn v. Amold, 36 Fla. 446, 18 So. 791. b A declaration by a partner, after the death of A, that the firm owed A eleven hundred dollars, is evidence of an account stated between the firm and A during the latte-r's lifetime. Cunningham 1;. Sublette, 4 Mo. 224. c Proof of Partnership.--If one retains an account wherein he is charged as liable with some other person as his partner, the retention of the account does not prove the partnership, and if proof thereof al'i_u1ide fails, neither the partnership nor the individual retaining the account can be charged thereon. Kemp 0. Peck. 59 Hun (N. Y.) 118, 13 N. Y. S. 112. ri Matter Outside Scope of Partnership Business.---Where ll. partner in the llflml' of n firm entered into a contract with a third person outside the scope of the partnership business, and the managing clerk of the firm without the knowledge of the other partners wrote (8) Public Oflicers.---Acc0unts audited and settled by public ofiicers are not accounts stated.' Of course, the auditing of accounts or claims more

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