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 32

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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. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...notwithstanding older authorities, considered it to be settled that all property, whatever might be its nature, purchased with partnership capital for the purposes of the (1) 18 R. R. at p. 135 (1 Swanst. 521). partnership trade, continued to be partnership capital, and to PHILLIPS have, to every intent, the quality of personal estate: and in PHn',"L, s_ the case of Fereday v. Wightwick (1), I had no intention to confine the principle to the payment of the partnership demands. Lord ELDON has certainly, upon several occasions, expressed such an opinion: the case of Townsend v. Devaynes (2) is a clear decision to that effect; and general convenience requires that Upon a. bill of discovery in aid of an action to try whether the plaintiff' s BROISKEAM house was within the limits of a certain parish, and therefore liable to L_C_ ' the parochial rates; the Court ordered the defendants, the parish officers, F 680 to produce for his inspection the rate-books, account-books, minute-" books, orders, and other documents, which related to the matter in question, and were admitted by their answer to be in their possession. THE bill was filed for discovery in aid of the plaintiff 's case upon an action at law, which was brought for the purpose of determining the question whether he was a resident householder within the parish of St. Margaret, Westminster, and liable, as such, to parochial rates. The defendants were the parish officers and the Vestry clerk of St. Margaret's. Sir E. Sugde-n and Mr. Kindersley moved that certain books and papers relating to the matters in question in the cause, and which one of the defendants, Stephenson, the vestry clerk, by his answer, admitted to be in his custody and possession, ...show more

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