The Legal Guide Volume 4

The Legal Guide Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1840 edition. Excerpt: ... did, and plaintiff in May last came to an agreement with Messrs. Chandler to sell them the lease, possession to be delivered on Midsummer-day last. On the 12th of June plaintiff informed defendant of this, who said he was sorry for it. On the 14th of June the defendant had in his possession, besides the cheque for 100. lent hiin as before stated, five blank cheques to be filled up for the country customers in respect of the commission business, which he-retained. On the 20th of June the plaintiff sent his clerk Brown to the defendant for the books, which he refused to give up, alleging that he was a partner with the plaintiff in the commission business. Brown informed plaintiff of this refusal on the 21st of June, on which plaintiff immediately went with Brown to Newgate-market, where he found his counting-house door locked, and defendant told him, that as he had chosen to let the shop without consulting him, defendant, he should cut down whatever meat Messrs. Chandlers hung up. The plaintiff afterwards endeavoured to obtain his books from the defendant, and fastened up his own shop, but the defendant forced an entrance, and had since been carrying on his business there on his own account, and retained the books, and refused to return the cheques. The bill prayed that the said defendant might be compelled to deliver to the plaintiff the said books belonging to the' said commission business, and also the said five cheques, signed by the plaintiff in blank as to dates, as well as to amount; and also the said cheque for 100. dated the 15th of June, 1840; and that the pmfits of the said commission business from the s aid last settlement of accounts down to the said 20th day of June, 1840, might be ascertained, the plaintiff offering to...show more

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  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 630g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236514807
  • 9781236514806