Petition, Order, Writ of Certiorari and Return

Petition, Order, Writ of Certiorari and Return

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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. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...was the case, then, that the actual bonds were delivered in payment to you for this franchise '" in 1907, in the months of January or February, as the record will show, and that at that time you were acting, or your firm were acting as counsel for the Long Acre Company? That is correct, is it not? A. Yes, if you will let me explain how we came to act. That is a fact. Mr. L'Amoreaux: I submit it is proper for the witness to complete his answer so as to make the answer as he intends it. Mr. Talley: I do not think there is any objection to his completing his answer. I made no objection. 1428 The Witness: In the contract we had a provision--our office was careful to put in a provision--that if any action was brought affecting that franchise or its title we should be either associated as counsel or that, if necessary, we might appear; something like that; I am not giving the exact words. And when it became necessary to institute this proceeding for a mandamus, we became the attorneys, due to the carrying out of the provisions of that contract. Mr. L'Amoreaux: And attorneys for that purpose only? Examination of Daz'id Gerber The Witness: Attorneys for that purpose only, because we wanted to protect our interest in the bonds and see that the title to that franchise was not injured by reason of misrepresentation to the Court when we were not heard, because we knew all about it. And I was careful that my firm should be in any litigation that had anything to do with that franchise so long as we represented anybody who had interest in the bonds. O. This proceeding in which you appeared, as you have testified, was a mandamus directed against the Subway and Telegraph Company, and so forth? A. The Consolidated Telegraph and Electrical Subway...show more

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  • Paperback | 262 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 472g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236892429
  • 9781236892423