Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia Volume 23

Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia Volume 23

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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. 1824 edition. Excerpt: ...informed, that it is the intention of Moore to sell the said property within a very few days: that they, as the sureties of Simpson, as executor of Pride, will undoubtedly be called on to pay all the debts due by the said Pride at his death, and now unpaid: that, although Elizabeth B. Simpson is the residuary legatee of the said John-/9. 1824. Pride, she cannot claim the property aforesaid, until the F'b"'""3" debts and legacies are paid; and John Simpson could not )., ..m, &cents_ legally convey it in trust to pay his own debts, till he had simfion' paid the debts and legacies of his testator: that, it is their intention to apply to the next County Court of Chester field, to rule the said Simpson to give counter-security for his executorsliip; but, if the sale of the said slaves should not be prevented, the complainants believe that such appli cation would be fruitless, as, before that Court, the remain ing assets of the estate will be wasted: that, besides the claims of the Cunninghams, several.attachments have been served on the property conveyed by the deed of trust, for the private debts of Simpson, under the law re lating to absconding debtors. They, therefore, pray for an injunction to prevent the defendants from proceeding to sell, convey away, or otherwise dispose of, the two slaves aforesaid, belonging to the estate of John-/9. Pride, de-ceased, until further order; and that John Simpson may be compelled to settle his accounts as executor. The Chancellor denied the inotion for an injunction; but. it was afterwards awarded by a Judge of this Court. The answer of.3. & R. M. Cunningham, states, that John Simpson became indebted to them for merchandize, and gave his negotiable note, fo
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  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 354g
  • United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236775481
  • 9781236775481