New Jersey Law Reports Volume 42

New Jersey Law Reports Volume 42

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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. 1881 edition. Excerpt: the original suit, in the state court, after an order has been made, though bail in error has been filed and perfected in due season. On rule to show cause why an attachment should not issue. Argued at February Term, 1880, before Justices DEPUE, SoUDDEn and KruPP. For the rule, H. C'. Pitney. Gmtra, Ashbel Green. The opinion of the court was delivered by DEPUE, J. This suit was commenced by summons against the defendants, as partners, and makers of certain promissory notes. The writ was served on George E. Dodge and Titus E. Meigs, and returned not found as to the other defendants. Dodge was a citizen and resident of the State of New York, and Meigs a resident and citizen of New Jersey. On the 15th of October, 1878, Dodge filed a petition for the removal of the cause into the Circuit Court of the United States for the District of New Jersey, together with a bond, pursuant to the act of congress of March 3d, 1875. On the lst of October, 1879, the judge of the Circuit Court made an order remanding the cause into this court, to be proceeded with according to law. Immediately after the entry of this order, Dodge sued out a writ of error to remove the order of remand into the Supreme Court of the United States. Pending the proceedings in the Circuit Court, and before the order of remand was made, the plaintiff served interrogatories on both the defendants, under Section 155 of the practice act. Rev., p. 872. The defendants having refused to answer the interrogatories, the plaintiff, after the order of remand was entered of record in this court, obtained this rule to show cause why they should not be attached as for contempt. The defendants resist the rule on several grounds. They contend, in the first place, that the interrogatories...
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  • Paperback | 230 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 417g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236874714
  • 9781236874719