Reports of Cases Decided by the Lord Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor Volume 1

Reports of Cases Decided by the Lord Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1830 edition. Excerpt: ...was supported by affidavits of the bankrupt upou0the evi-and of the shopman, that the latter had been an apprendenceofashop-tice t0 tne DankrHpt that the term of his apprenticeship man, who, al-r a a a though a credi-had expired; that he had been then engaged as a shopat the time of' man at the rate of 21. 0s. per month; and that at the his examination, ti Qf l examination there was due to him the sum that he had no claim against of 17/. 0s. the bankrupt, the Court refused to supersede the commission. Semble, that if the objection be not taken before the commissioners, at the time of the examination, it cannot afterwards be urged as an objection to the commission. Q: Why have you not brought the slock-book here? A. 1 have assigned the reasons, and I persist in them. Q. Could you not answer the questions more satisfactorily if the stock-book were now before you? A. I refreshed my memory by looking at the stock-book. Q. What were the amount of debts owing to Dale and Hardy at the time of the dissolution? A. I cannot separate the stock from the debts; but the book debts and the stock together amounted to 13,000/. or 14,000/. Q. What did Dale and Hardy owe at that time? A. I am speaking as near as I can with respect to the stock and the book debts, which is to the amount of from 13,000/. to 14,000/. I cannot tell what debts we owed. Q. Why did you not bring with you the books which you were required to bring, by the different summonses which you have had? A. And would they believe my books? I have told you that my word upon oath is equal to any book which I ever had in my possession. From the proceedings, it appeared that the witness 1829. was described in his deposition as the apprentice of the bankrupt; and it was further stated, on affidavit, by...
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  • Paperback | 160 pages
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  • English
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  • 1236626044
  • 9781236626042