Maine Reports; Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine Volume 27

Maine Reports; Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine Volume 27

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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. 1849 edition. Excerpt: ...of third persons intervening, if before they were made the party, on looking at the return as it was, could not have misunderstood, that the proceedings by the oilicer had been substantially what the amended return shows them to have been. No precise form of words is necessary in a notice to account, &c. It is enough if it be such, that it cannot mislead the party, or leave him in any doubt of the object of it. Brm. in equity. The plaintiff alleges, that in March, 1838, the defendant was the owner of a lot of land in Elliotsville, and on the third day of that month gave one James True a bond, conditioned to convey the same to True, his heirs or as signs, " provided that said True should clear and discharge from an attachment made by J. P. B. a certain lot of land in Bangor, which had been by him conveyed to said Vaughan, and should not permit any attachment upon the same to become effective," and " clear the same from all incumbrances;" that on the 16th of March, 1839, Whittier, the plaintiff, attached True's right to the lot under the bond and his right to a conveyance of the same; recovered judgment against True in May, 1840, took out his execution, and caused the same right to be sold on the execution in August, 1840; and that the plaintiff became the purchaser and received a deed from the officer. The plaintiff alleges, that before the filing of the bill, the condition of the bond had been fully performed; that Vaughan was fully notified of the plaintiff 's attachment prior to April 24, 1839; that afterwards, on that day, Vaughan conveyed the lot to Proctor; that Proctor re-conveyed the same to Vaughan; and that Vaughan had been requested to give a deed to the plaintiff, and had refused. The...show more

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  • Paperback | 202 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 372g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236805526
  • 9781236805522