Florida Reports Volume 48

Florida Reports Volume 48

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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. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...on the 17th day of May, 1904, levied the same upon, among other things, two thousand tons of phosphate rock in said county in the possession and control of said petitioner; that on the 9th day of May, 1904, the defendants in said action filed their motion for a new trial, which was denied by said court on the 25th day of May, 1904; that said phosphate rock so levied upon was of the value of about $10,000.00, and that after said levy the petitioner, being under contract for the immediate delivery of five hundred tons of said phosphate rock, obtained the release of five hundred tons of said rock by said sheriff from said levy by placing in lieu thereof in the hands of said sheriff a certified check for $2,000.00; that at the time of the delivery of said check the said sheriff promised to and agreed with the petitioner that if petitioner gave the necessary bond and perfected a supersedeas to said final judgment on the writ of error sued out in said cause, then the said sheriff would release said fifteen hundred tons of phosphate and return to the petitioner said certified check; that on the 27th day of May, 1904, the defendants in the court below sued out from this court to said Circuit Court a writ of error against said judgment, returnable to the 14th day of July, 1904, but which return day was extended to the 15th day of August, 1904; that on the 30th day of June, 1904, a supersedeas to said final judgment was obtained by the petitioner upon said writ of error, upon petitioner giving a bond to said plaintiffs in the sum of $15,500.00, conditioned as required by law, which said bond was duly approved and accepted by the clerk of said court within the time allowed by law for the petitioner to perfect said supersedeas; that, notwithstanding...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236926188
  • 9781236926180