Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Common Pleas, and Other Courts from Michaelmas Term, 48 Geo. III. 1807, to Easter Term, 53 Geo. III, 1813 Both Inclusive; With Tables of the Cases and Principal Matters Volume 1

Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Common Pleas, and Other Courts from Michaelmas Term, 48 Geo. III. 1807, to Easter Term, 53 Geo. III, 1813 Both Inclusive; With Tables of the Cases and Principal Matters Volume 1

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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. 1810 edition. Excerpt: ...from the first, only in the averment of interest, which was, " that on the 2d of jfuly, and from thence until and at the times of the several losses, his majes-ty was interested in the ships and goods to the amount of all the money by the plaintiffs, as such commissioners, jbr and on account of his majesty ever insured thereon; and that the insurance was so made by them as such commissioners for the use, benefit, and account of his majesty, and that they were the _persons who gave the order and directions to the agent immediately employed ta negaciate and eject the policy." The third count differed only In averring no Interest in any.__._._. one, but it averred that the ships therein mentioned were not, nor were or was any of them, shi s or ship, belonging to his majesty or any of his subjects belibre or at the time of making the assurance, or at the times of the losses. The cause was tried at the Sittings after Michaelmas term, 1806, before Lord Ellenbarouglz, when a verdict was found for the plaintifls below upon the second count of the declation, and for the defendant below upon all the other counts. The judgment of the court of king's bench was pronounced accordingly, but a bill of exceptions having been tendered to the chief justice, at the trial, by the council for the defendant below, the same was made a part of the record, and removed therewith by writ of error into the house of lords. The bill of exceptions in substance stated that the plaintiffs, to maintain the issue, joined upon the second count of the declaration, gave in evidence a certain commission by letters patent under the greatseal, granted by the kingin council, in pursuance of the said act, to the plaintiffs, bearing date the 13th of yune 1795, by...show more

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  • Paperback | 186 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 340g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236849175
  • 9781236849175