New Jersey Equity Reports Volume 35

New Jersey Equity Reports Volume 35

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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: ...the assured to deliver under oath to the company, in case of a loss by fire, an account of such loss, '' stating whether any and what other insurance has been made on the same property, giving copies of the written portion of all policies thereon;" and a further condition that "all fraud or attempt at fraud, by false swearing or otherwise, shall cause a forfeiture of all claim on this company under this policy." On October 28th, 1878, the defendant, Catharine Nichol, procured from the Millville Mutual Marine and Fire Insurance Company a policy, purporting to insure the same premises against loss or damage by fire, to the amount of $800, but subject to the following condition: that " if the assured shall have any other insurance on the property hereby insured, or any part thereof, without the consent of this company written. hereon, then, and in every such case, this policy shall be void." No consent to the then existing insurance onthis property, made by the complainant, is written on this instrument. The agents of the Millville company, at the time the policy was procured, reported to.the company that there was no other insurance on the property, and there is no proof that either the company or its agents had any knowledge of the prior insurance thereon made by the complainant; nor is there any proof that the Millville company or its agents have at any time waived a forfeiture under the above-stated condition of its policy. On or about February 7th, 1879, the dwelling in question was destroyed by fire, and on February 14th, 1879, the defendant, Catharine Nichol, made proof to the complainant of the loss; but neither in such proof nor otherwise, did she or her attorney, Mr. Morrow, disclose...show more

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  • Paperback | 218 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 399g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236737873
  • 9781236737878