Florida Reports Volume 23

Florida Reports 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. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ...to put him in possession as assignee before they left to sign the assignment, and he 'considered himself in possession, as he left his son and Mr. Hardee in charge for him. Hull, after the execution of the deed, went to dinner. ' Hardee testified to the same efiect as Hull as to being employed by Hull to take stock, and that Hull, when leaving to go over to his ofiice after the account of stock was taken, told him and Hull's son to open the doors and sell what goods they could for him, as it was Saturday, and they might make sales; that he was at the store at the time the Sherifi came to make the levy; that he told MrArchibald, who came in with the Sheriff, that.an assignment had been made, and that Mr. Hull was assignee, and witness was acting for him. It was after three o'clock when the Sherifi came to make this levy. He went at once and informed Mr. Holmes, the lawyer of Hull, that the Sherifi was there. Was hired by Hull, and was at the store in charge for him when the attachment was levied ', that he does not remember telling Archibald he was acting for Bessent, and that if he did he merely meant that he was under him as IIull's chief clerk, as he had heard Hull employ him as clerk, and " we regarded him then as head clerk." Bessent confirms the statement of Hull as proposing to make him assignee, and as to the proposition of the assignment and as to the delay of the execution till the schedule should be prepared, and the taking of stock, and the employment of Hull's son and Hardee to take stock, and of himself by Hull to clerk for him, and as to Hull's telling Hardee and his son to open the doors and commence selling. Hardee and Hull's son, he says, were in charge of the store...show more

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