The Mauritius Reports

The Mauritius Reports

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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. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...anything else. It is not an objection that the title is absolutely null and void, that no debt whatever was contracted by the appellant, but only that the manner in which the debt was constituted is not equivalent to a " grosse executoi re." It is an objection derived entirely from the form and procedure adopted in drawing up the acknowledgment of the debt and it is not a denial of the debt itself, or anything like a radical defect of title. session of Mrs. Crouch's universal legatee Colessmour. On the 31st December 1887, Colossmour and Orangine Orange went before Mr. Notary Jollivet and made an amicable partition in kind of the property which formed the succession of one Timan, who' dying on 31st July 1881, by a last will made Mrs. Orange, his natural daughter, his universal legatee. She could only claim one half, and the other half went to hissister Mrs. Crouch. Certain property and estate, asabove stated, Colessmour and Orange divided between them on 31st December 1887, and the property which is the subject matter of this appeal was apportioned to Colessmour. That gentleman on the same date of 31st December 1887, that is within n few weeks of Mrs, Crouch's death, granted a mortgage for the loan of fourteen hundred Rupees to Mr. Lewison who has bren ranked by the i1aster's in preference to the Appellant. Mr. Lewison is not the mortgage creditor of Mrs. Crouch's estate, and before that estate could have been liquidated and its debts paid, he chose to lend his money to Mr. Crouch's universal legatee. He possesses no higher right or privilege than Colessmour had. His position is not a favourable one, as, in the opinion of the Court, he was either very iI1lprudent or badly advised to lend more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236940784
  • 9781236940780