New Jersey Equity Reports Volume 6

New Jersey Equity Reports Volume 6

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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. 1851 edition. Excerpt: ... and where they resided, the said information could not be obtained before the said Albert N. Van Voorhis filed his bill to foreclose his mortgage, and that this was the only reason why this defendant did not proceed to get possession of the said farm. He saith, that this defendant, being justly and truly indebted to the said Abraham H. Garrison, in two promissory notes, one for $991, and some interest, and the other for $50, and for which the said Abraham H. Garrison had no security, this defendant, in order to secure him for the said sums of money, executed to him a deed for the said property, but which it was agreed, between the said Abraham H. Garrison and this defendant, should be held as a mortgage only, and which bears date the 18th day of October, 1837, and which was recorded on the 9th day of October, 1838, in the clerk's oflice of Bergen county; but this defendant denies that the said Abraham H. Garrison refused to receive said deed as security, but insists that he did receive it, and held it until his death, as security for his said debt. Answer of Demarest and others: ' That they admit that John I. Tuers, deceased, and on and before the 1st day of May, 1823, and for some years before that time, was seized in fee-simple of the farm, as stated in the complainants' bill; that at that time, and for many years before that time, the said John I. Tuers had been married to Margaret Tuers, his then wife, and who is now his widow; and these defendants have heard, and believe, that they, having no children, lived very unhappily together, and that they at one time were separated. They admit that they have heard that the said John I. Tuers, many years ago, but at what time is not known to these defendants, conveyed the...
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  • Paperback | 234 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 426g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236759125
  • 9781236759122