The Parliamentary Debates Volume 9

The Parliamentary Debates Volume 9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1824 edition. Excerpt: ...would show him all this, and would then pledge his credit with the profession that no inconvenience nor Hardship arose from the system, sur abJe to refute every fact that he had brought forward; but he was still bound to declare, that his hon. and learned friend's speech on the last evening--sound and entertaining as his addresses in general were--had been such as to raise him very considerably in the estimation of the House. The speech of his hon. and learned friend, if he rightly understood it, had divided itself into two parts; the first applying to the general system upon which courts of equity in this country were constructed; and the second reviewing the conduct of the lord chancellor in the high office which he had filled for more than twenty years. His hon. and learned friend then wished for a committee, which committee was to overthrow the existing dynasty of the courts of equity in England. Had his hon. and learned friend a new dynasty ready to set up in that existing dynasty's place?. No. The hon. and learned gentleman had no plan to propose. He had offered the House its choice of six plans; but he had not even hinted which of the six he would prefer. Which of the six plans submitted, did the hon. and Teamed gentleman mean to rely upon? Which was the plan he meant to propose in that committee, which it was to be hoped the House would not enter into? The learned member for Oxford then proceeded to defend the institution of the vice-chancellor's court--a measure for which he had voted, and for which, under the same circumstances, he would vote again. It had been said, that this court did nothing but multiply appeals, and thereby produce increased expense, to the parties; and it had been further said, that there existed now the same delay...show more

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  • Paperback | 610 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 31mm | 1,075g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236585305
  • 9781236585301