Central Reporter; All Cases Determined in the Courts of Last Resort, as Follows

Central Reporter; All Cases Determined in the Courts of Last Resort, as Follows : New York ... New Jersey ... Pennsylvania ... Delaware ... Maryland ... District of Columbia 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. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ...amount John Bowen, Jr., owed hnn, proceeded to say that he put the claim in the hands of an attorney to collect, and that "he brought two securities and executed a bond." This evidence is the subject of the second exception. In terms the exception is to all this evidence, but we suppose it was intended to be confined to the statement that the bond was executed, without the production of the bond. The fact that two sureties were brought for the purpose of giving bond in attachment was clearly competent; and whether the simple fact that a bond was executed, as proceedin from this witness, was admissible, is rendered wholly immaterial by the evidence of another witness to the same fact, at a subsequent stage of the case, which was admitted without objection. The instructions granted and refused form the subject of their exception. The first four prayers of the defendant in varied form, seek to take the case from the jury on the ground that there was no legally sufflcient evidence to justify a verdict for the plaintiff. The court was clearly right in rejecting them. The proof was, t at ohn Bowen, Jr., owed the plaintiff, and the claim was placed in the hands of an attorney for collection, who exhibited the claim both to John Bowen, Jr. and John Bowen, Sr., and informed them of the consequence of the suit, which he was instructed to institute. After information of this claim, from the attorney having it in hand for suit, the appellant obtained a bill of sale from his son, ohn Bowen, Jr., for all his property. The appellee then went to see the appellant, and told him "He was going to send the sheriff up that duty; that he was not going to stop for pellee said he did not know whether he was or not, and then asked him to si n a...show more

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  • Paperback | 980 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 49mm | 1,710g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236837452
  • 9781236837455