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 87

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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. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...not having been completed, the petition now before the Court was presented, stating, that the petitioner (as the assignee of the plaintiff) and the respondent were desirous that the agreement for the purchase should be carried into effect; but that the respondent alleged, that she could not safely pay the purchasemoney into Court or otherwise, by reason of certain judgment debts having been registered against the plaintiff at the time of his insolvency, and of the judgment creditors not being parties to the suit, and also, by reason of disputes relative to certain mortgage debts claimed as being secured upon the reversionary estate and interest of the insolvent in the subjects of the purchase. The petition also stated, that the respondent declined to pay any interest upon the purchase-money of 19,0001. from the date of the agreement for the purchase, on the ground that the purchasemoney had remained unproductive in the hands of the respondent's bankers; and that the plaintiff and his solicitors and agents had long since been apprised of that circumstance by express notice from the solicitors of the purchasers; but that the respondent was willing to pay her purchase-money, either without interest, or with interest after such rate and from such time as to the Court should appear right under the circumstances of the case, without prejudice to her right to require a conveyance from all parties of the insolvent's interest. The petition stated, that these questions between the petitioner and respondent were the only adverse questions which then remained, and prevented the suit from being finally wound up and disposed of. The prayer was, that the respondent might be ordered or might be at liberty to pay into Court the more

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