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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. Excerpt: ...states that on the day of the last session he wrote to his client requiring him to make up his account at once and file it before the Referee, and his letter was returned from the post office with a statement there was no such person at that address, 62 that hehad removed; that today he had received from his client a letter stating that he had been called out of town on business and had returned to-day, and would at once communicate with his attorney. On this ground the attorney asks for an adjournment of a week, stating that he will not ask for any further adjournment. This application is opposed by counsel for plaintiffs. The Referee grants the motion stating that the case must certainly proceed, and the account be 63 filed on the adjourned day which is fixed for November 21, 1890, at 2 I'. M. Nov. 21, 1890. Same appearances as before. Counsel for the assignee states that his client has been obliged to go out of town, and is in New Haven, Conn., and states that inside of ten days he can have the accounts ready, but owing to a business engagement he has not been able to get it ready; that the business e11gage1nent was very pressing, and unless he we11t he was likely to lose his position, and it was impossible to get his accountready and at the same time hold his position, and he therefore requests an adjournment. Plaintiffs' counsel opposes the adjournment-. on the grounds that twice counsel has stipulated that it should be the last adjournment, and he moves that the assignee's default be taken to-day, and he will then int1'0duce the schedules in evidence as the measure of his liability. Motion granted. This stipulation is made in order to obviate the printing of all the testmony and proceedings taken before the Referee. Dated, ...
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  • Paperback | 274 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 494g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236988426
  • 9781236988423