The People Ex. Rel George Hinds, Respondent, vs. William C. Davison, Supervisor of the Town of Hartwich, Apellant

The People Ex. Rel George Hinds, Respondent, vs. William C. Davison, Supervisor of the Town of Hartwich, Apellant

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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. 1866 edition. Excerpt: ...King's taxes, paid over by the town. Ex parte Muggeridge, 1 Cooke Bankr. Law, 125. 4. Assessments for local improvements, being a local charge, are not preferred in the distribution of a decedent's assets. Seabury v. Bo wen, 3 Bradf., 207. 5. So, until a statute was passed to give them a limited preference, all local rates were considered debts under the bankrupt law of England, to be put upon the common footing. Lloyd v. Heathcote, 1 Brod. & B., 388. 6. In any case, therefore, the legal principles already decided by this court do not warrant an order for the payment of more than such part of these taxes as may be found to be due to the state; and the order should have been at least reversed, with directions to ascertain the amount due to the state, and to give preference only to that. VIT. The points now urged have not been considered in the opinion of the court; and the decision has been made upon principles of law which may be fully conceded, without justifying the practical conclusion arrived at. A re-argument, in a case of such magnitude, should therefore certainly be allowed. DUDLEY FIELD, Attorney for Receiver. JOHN H. REYNOLDS, of Counsel. 3 TJiis is a case agreed upon by the above parties, for the purpose of determining the validity of a levy made under a warrant, issued under the authority of the above named City of Syracuse, and of the assessment upon which the same was issued, and the liability of the plaintiff to pay auy j sum for taxes assessed under or by the corporate authority of the city of Syracuse, for the years 1858 and 1859, upon the real estate hereinafter described, and also the damages sustained by the plaintiff by reason of the assessment, levy and sale hereinafter stated, in case said assessment, levy more

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