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 117

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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. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...or personal in the several provinces of Bengal, Bahar, and Orissa, &c. and all pleas real, personal, or mixed, which should arise against the East India Company, and against the mayor and aldermen of Calcutta, and against any other of the King's subjects who should be resident within the said provinces, or who should have resided there, or who should have any debts, effects, or estate, real or personal, within the same; prout pater, &c. Which said letters patent afterwards, and before the making of the defendant's promises, to wit, on the 1st of September, 14 Geo. III. were openly published at Fort William in Bengal. The defendant then averred, that before, and at, and long after the making of the promises in the declaration mentioned, the defendant and the plaintiff were subjects of the King, and were residing at Bengal aforesaid, within the jurisdiction of the said Supreme Court; and that the said several promises were wholly made, and the said several causes of action wholly accrued to the plaintiff at Bengal aforesaid, and within the said jurisdiction; and that the defendant continued resident at Bengal aforesaid, and within the jurisdiction of the said Supreme Court, for more than six years after the making of the said several promises; and that no suit or action was commenced by the plaintiff against him upon the said promises at any time within six years next after the making of the same; nor did the defendant promise, in manner and form as the plaintiff has complained against him, at any time within six years next before he quitted Bengal aforesaid, &c. To this the plaintiff demurred generally. Tindal, for the plaintiff, stated the case to be shortly this; that the plaintiflf and defendant, being within the...show more

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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123683738X
  • 9781236837387