Laws Passed by the Sixth Congress of the Republic of Texas

Laws Passed by the Sixth Congress of the Republic of Texas

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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. 1842 edition. Excerpt: ...or executions, in the hands of the she riff, or other officer, the surplus shall be immediately paid over to the defendant, his agentor attorney. Sec. 7. Be it further enacted, That whenever an execution is levied upon personal property, or slaves, the defendant shall have the right to retain the possession of the same, upon giving bond with good security, payable to the plaintiff, in double the amount of debt and costs, conditioned for the delivery of the property to the sheriff, or other officer, on the day of sale. Sec. 8. Be it further enacted, That if the defendant shall 'fail to' deliver the property so bonded, it shall be the duty of the sheriff to return the bond to the clerk of the court from which execution issued as aforesaid, and endorse thereon, forfeited; whereupon, said clerk shall issue execution against the principal and sureties on the bond for the amount of the debt and costs, upon which said execution no delivery-bond shall be taken; which fact shall be endorsed by the clerk on the execution. Sec. 9. Be it further enacted, That it shall be the duty of the sheriff to endorse, on each execution, the day on which it came into--his hands--and, if he received more than one on the same day, and against the same person, he shall number them as received; and, on failure, he shall be liable to pay twenty per cent. on the amount of the execution, together with such damages as the plaintiff, in execution, may sustain by such failure to number--to be recovered by the plaintiff, from him and his sure ties, by motion, on giving three days' notice that a motion will be made to that purpose. ' ' Sec. 10. Be it further enacted, That should any sheriff, or other officer, fail, or refuse, to pay over money collected...show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236845277
  • 9781236845276