Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery, in the Time of Lord Chancellor Eldon 1812-[1814] 52-[54] Geo. 3 Volume 1

Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery, in the Time of Lord Chancellor Eldon 1812-[1814] 52-[54] Geo. 3 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. 1818 edition. Excerpt: ...Interest appears, his Removal is almost of course. So, the Court has said, that a Person with a clear, valuable, adverse, Interest shall not vote in' the Choice of Assignws; but has nevera priorii restrained him from voting; and it would be too hasty to restrain him from voting for an unobj ectionable Person. His adverse Claim therefore is not a Circumstance, which ought to prevent his proving his Debt; but will be a Circumstance extremely material to be considered, if after the Proof it _' should appear, that a Use was made of it, which would not be permitted: _ but I will not anticipate that. As to the Security, it is clear, that the Proof is to be for so much as remains, after as much has been made of the Security as can be; and the Reason of not admitting the Proof in such Cases is, that the Amount of the Debt is not ascertained: but that does not apply to Bills; which, are not like an Estate, that may produce more, or less; of which no Estimate can give the true Value; but, if the Holder of Bills will take them at the Amount, which upon the Paper they import to secure, they may be worth less, but cannot be worth more; and, deducting the Amount, he is in the Situation of any other Creditor. Upon the whole, presuming to say nothing as to what will be done under the Circumstances, except that, if there should be a Necessity for a future Application, and it should appear that the Petitioner has an adverse Interest, founded on a serious Question of Law, applied to Facts, Vol... I. U ' his his Election as Assignee will be a hopeless Project, but not anticipating that, I think, he has a Right to prove upon the Terms proposed. what they can do and what the Chancellor can do: but my Opinion goes this length, that I do not think I...show more

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  • Paperback | 172 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 318g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236800311
  • 9781236800312