Ontario Reports Volume 7

Ontario Reports Volume 7

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...of the money transactions between the plaintiff and defendant, subject to the objection taken with regard to the Statutes of Limitation. The defendant under the Mastefs direction brought in his accounts from 1890 down, his rights with regard to the statutes being expressly reserved. The plaintiff lived in Winnipeg, the defendant at Port Arthur; in 1891 the plaintifl' bought some town lots at Fort William, close to Port Arthur, and sold a half interest in them to the defendant; then the parties agreed to build houses upon these lands at their joint cost and to raise part of the money for 1904 Feb. l. 1904 Ross Rommrsou. the purpose by mortgages upon the property and to contribute the remainder in equal shares. The houses were completed and rented in 1891; the defendant collected the rents on joint account, and paid out of them the interest on the mortgages and the taxes and other outlays upon the property, sending his accounts from time to time to the plaintiff. The plaintiff now alleged that the defendant did not contribute his just share of the cost of the buildings and that he had not properly accounted for the rents. The local Master held that the statutes applied and refused to allow the plaintiff to go into the accounts beyond the period of six years from the issue of the writ on the 15th August, 1902; and the plaintiff appealed. The appeal was heard by STREET, J., in the Weekly Court, on the 21st January, 1904. J. H. Moss, for the plaintiff. More than the pla.intifi's half share was advanced by him. The evidence shews a partnership. The defendant says it was not a partnership; that he was a sort of bailiff for the plaintiff. A partnership was in effect formed for the purpose of dealing with the land as money making...show more

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