Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery, During the Time of Lord Chancellor Eldon; In Hilary, Easter, and Trinity Terms, 55 Geo. III., 1815; With a Few Cases of an Earlier Period
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. 1854 edition. Excerpt: ...did not come and settle the matter, without going to law; that this deponent then asked the said defendant if the plaintiff would settle the matter with him, whether he, the said defendant, would be accountable for the rents received from the said premises and interest for the same, to which the said defendant answered, that he would, for that he had got a regular account of the rents received and of the money expended on the said buildings, and that he was ready to settle at any time. That in the month of May or June in the said year, 1780, the said defendant again called at this doponcnt's house on horseback, when they had a further conversation about the promises in question, in which the said defendant asked this deponent why his brother, the said plaintiff, would not come and settle the matter without law; that he, the said defendant, was ready to compromise the same on his part; that at the time last before mentioned, the said defendant asked this deponent to ask the plaintiff to appoint a time for him, the plaintiff, and his attorney, to meet him, the defendant, to settle the said matter; that he knew that the plaintiff was heir to the premises, but that the length of years was in favor of him the said defendant, when this deponent asked the said defendant if his accounts were ready, to which the defendant replied, that he had always an account ready by him of the rents of the premises received, and of the money expended thereon; that the said defendant, after a conversation between him and this deponent, to the effect after mentioned, whilst he, the said defendant, sat on horseback as aforesaid, alighted from his horse, and came into this deponent's house, and stayed there a very considerable time, but nothing pamed...
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