Louisiana Reports; ... Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Louisiana Volume 3

Louisiana Reports; ... Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Louisiana Volume 3

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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. 1816 edition. Excerpt: ...and experts both draw their conclusions 1, y-from comparison. I V Tue comparison formed by experts, however, _ must be allowed to have the advantage in point, of certainty; for the experts have an unvarying original, to which they-can constantly refer for', ' comparison, and are not perplexed with any refer-' I ence to a mentalimage. The ru e may operate', with hardship in some cases, from the difhculty of procuring authentic signatures for comparison: but its certainty and safety will more than counter-balance that inconvenience. '-_.B_r/the Court. This suit was originally commenced by" the decrasetl D. Clark, in his.' life-time, to which his executors have since his death become parties; the action is founded on certain 'receipts for cotton, said to have been deli-.. vered at a gin in the Mississippi Territory, ne-. longing to a certain company or partnership, of E-"' Di'""? which the appellee is the surviving partner and heir gem 1814.-y A K/V'; and executor to one of the other partners. The cl-ARK'S Ex. receipts-were given in the usual form for that arti cents: : ,, cle, when taken in to be cleaned by owners of gins, and, by the lawsof the Mississippi Territory, are negociable, and have been regularly transferred to the testator of the appellants by entlorsemeiit. On the trial of the cause in the District Court for. the First District, from whence this appeal is taken, the plaintilfs in, the Court be-low', who are i ' here the appellants, olferedas testimony the depo sitions of certain persons residing in the l/Iississippi Territory, to prove the hand-writing of those who had signed the receipts, -and also two competent witnesses to prove th
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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236738799
  • 9781236738790