The Revised Reports; Being a Republication of Such Cases in the English Courts of Common Law and Equity

The Revised Reports; Being a Republication of Such Cases in the English Courts of Common Law and Equity : From the Year 1785, as Are Still of Practical Utility Volume 88

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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. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...have stopped the business, but whether it would have produced insolvency. Taovsa by the plaintiffs, as assignees of Isaac Normanton, a bankrupt, for machinery, power-looms, and other goods, laying the conversion after the bankruptcy. Pleas: Not guilty and not possessed; upon which issues were joined. At the trial, before Lord Campbell, Ch.J., at the last Summer Assizes for the county of York, the following facts appeared: The bankrupt carried on the business of a stufl' manufacturer and worsted spinner at Bradford, and, for the purpose of carrying on that business, 116 rented a mill and machinery; and his father Luke Normanton was 'not a partner with him, but acted as manager of the business. The defendant had been in the habit of discounting bills of exchange, drawn by the bankrupt upon Messrs. Brooks & Co., a firm carrying on business at Manchester; and in June, 1851, the defendant applied to the Normantons for security for the advances he WBB from time to time making on their bills; and accordingly, on the 2nd of July following, a deed of assignment was executed by the two Normantons of the one part, and by the defendant of the other part; and, as a further security, a warrant of attorney was executed by them to confess judgment for the amount of money secured by the deed of assignment. This deed, after reciting that the defendant W. Waud is in the habit from week to week of discounting for the said L. Normanton and I. Normanton, to enable them to carry on their business, certain bills of exchange at different dates, chiefly drawn by the said I. Normanton upon and accepted by Messrs. Brook, Son & Co., of Manchester, and indorsed by the said L. Normanton and I. Normanton to the said W. Wand, and certain other bills of...
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