The Legal Guide Volume 8

The Legal Guide Volume 8

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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. 1842 edition. Excerpt: ... 49. sec. 26. such charges are to be made equally; and it is clearly unreasonable and unequal to 'charge the same sum to a consignee who is willing to receive the goods at Camden Town, and one who requests them to be delivered at the London Docks or elsewhere in London. The plaintiffs are bound to pay the balance of 6's. per ton after deducting a reasonable charge for delivering in London, and no more, and the defendants must carry to, and deliver at, Camden Town for that sum. The plaintiffs are therefore entitled to succeed on the second issue raised by the special case, and the verdict on all the issues is to be entered for the plaintiffs. Judgment for the plaintiffs. PREROGATIVE COURT. July 21. Ilott V. Genge. New Will Act.--A will, dated in 1841, containing an attestation clause--" Signed, sealed, and delivered in the presence of"--and attested by three witnesses--two of the witnesses did not see the testator sign it, hut the latter requested them to place their names to the attestation clause. The third witness had signed the will at another time by request of the testator, but not in the presence of the other two witnesses. There was no evidence to prove that the paper was signed when the witnesses attested it: held, that the requisition of the Will Act had not been complied with, so far as regarded the signing of the will in the presence of two witnesses present at the same time; and a decree was pronounced against it. Doe dem. Jackson v.. Jackson, tried at the York Assizes, 16lh March, 1842, not a ruling decision. This was a cause disputing the validity of the will of the Rev. Henry Masterman, dated the 6th September, 1841, by reason of its not having been executed according to the statute. It appeared that the testator made his...show more

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  • Paperback | 344 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 617g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236618785
  • 9781236618788