Louisiana Reports; Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Louisiana Volume 84

Louisiana Reports; Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Louisiana Volume 84

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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. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...aggregating 87600, based on the following causes or considerations: Amount expended in repairing plantation buildings, alleged to have been damaged by the lessor during the interval between the commencement of the lease, under the contract, and the time when the lessee was enabled to take possession, and for use of plantation mules during that interval; damages resulting from the loss of mules by death, and which the lessor failed to replace, and damages resulting from the overflow of the land. '1'he defendant, Murdock, answered, and averred his discharge from all liability for the debt, by reason of prolongations of the terms of payment granted to Michie, his principal, by the plaintiff', without his knowledge and consent. _ The case was tried before a jury, who returned a verdict in favor of plaintifl' for $3770, for which judgment was rendered in solido against the defendants. From this judgment appeals were takenby both defendants and by plaintiff. The defendant Michie subsequently abandoned his appeal by a formal withdrawal of the same before the execution of an appeal bond. _ ON MOTION TO Drsmss. There is a motion to dismiss the plaintifi"'s appeal, which is the first question for our consideration. The plaintifl, in fact, applied for and obtained two orders of appeal, executed two appeal bonds, and filed in this Court two transcripts. The first appeal was taken on the 24th of January, 1880, and made returnable on the 9th of February, 1880. The second order of appeal was taken on the 3d of May, 1880, returnable on the 2d Monday of February, 1881. The defendants moved to dismiss the first appeal on the following grounds: 1. That there-was not allowed sufilcient time by the order to cite the appellees, and...show more

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  • Paperback | 698 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 36mm | 1,225g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236914465
  • 9781236914460