Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Queen's Bench, and the Court of Exchequer Chamber on Error from the Court of Queen's Bench; Wit

Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Queen's Bench, and the Court of Exchequer Chamber on Error from the Court of Queen's Bench; Wit

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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. 1855 edition. Excerpt: ...was the contractors who paid Messrs. Lankester for this part of the iron. But a very few small articles were for extra work, not included in the contract; and for those the town council, as Local Board of Health, paid Messrs. Lankester directly. It did not at all appear that at the time the goods were supplied Messrs. Lankester were aware that any part consisted of extras. The plaintiff also put in evidence a deed, dated 22d May, 1846, and made between defendant, T. B. and J. H., of the first part, and five of the commissioners acting in pursuance and execution of stat. 6 & 7 W. 4, c. xcvi., (a) of the second part. This deed recited a contract (a) Local and personal, public: "For maintaining the public conduits and other waterworks hearing date 23d March, 1838, between a person of the name 533 of Collier and the commissioners, by which Collier was to pro-ceed without delay to make an artesian well, with the necessary works, and obtain a daily supply of not less than 40,000 cubic feet of spring water. And, if Collier abandoned the undertaking without completing it, he was to refund the price paid to him, amounting to 89301. It also recited a bond, by which defendant, T. B. and J. H. became sureties for Collier. It then recited other deeds, the efl'ect of which was, that, Collier not being able to complete the work, his sureties took his contract from him and entered into fresh agreements with the commissioners in 1840, by which defendant, T. B. and J. H. were to do the work on certain terms. The deed then recited that much of the work had been done, and that disputes had arisen between defendant and his co-contractors, on the one part, and the commissioners on the other, as to whether defendant and his co-contractors were entitled...show more

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  • Paperback | 318 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 572g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236841441
  • 9781236841445