The House of the Lords

The House of the Lords

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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. 1841 edition. Excerpt: ...visit a good many Families in Clonmel, do you not? Yes. 798. Do Persons in Clonmel talk of their Neighbours Affairs as they do in other Places? It is very likely. 799. Did you then never hear any Suspicion of Mr. Butler's Solvency? Upon my Oath I never heard that he had compounded with his Creditors, or had been an Insolvent or Bankrupt.. 800. Did you ever hear that he had been in danger of that, and that that was the Reason of his Retirement from Business? I did not; I knew that he was not in the same affluent Circumstances, or, in other Words, that his Profits were not so considerable as they had been when his Business was much more extensive. 801. Did you ever hear from your Neighbours any Ideas thrown out that Mr. Butler was not in a flourishing Way of Trade? I knew he was not in a flourishing Way of Trade. 802. Some People imagined, perhaps, that it was likely that he might be a Bankrupt? I do not know what they might have imagined; I cannot say; I have no Recollection of having heard it. 803. Did you ever hear Persons mention the Probability of that? Never the slightest Allusion to it 'till about Three Weeks ago, to the best of my Recollection; it is a long Period to remember; I can only speak to the best of my Recollection. When I did hear it, it came on me with considerable Surprise. 804. During the Twenty-seven Years that you have resided in Clonmel and the Neighbourhood, especially the last Sixteen Years, have you ever been long away from Clonmel at any one Time? I was Eight Months away at one Time, in 1824, and for Three or Four Months away Two or Three other Times. 805. If the Trial which was alluded to of Burke versus Butler took place within Nine or Ten Years you must have been cognizant of it, residing in the Town?...show more

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  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 313g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236815343
  • 9781236815347