Supreme Court Cases; A Collection of Judgments

Supreme Court Cases; A Collection of Judgments

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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. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ... the partners or one of them, may have only a remote application to such a condition of things as that before us. At the same time, I cannot say that the fact of previous joint dealings, whether properly called by the technical term partnership or not, was not proper to be shewn in evidence when the terms upon which the particular dealing in discussion was entered upon were to be decided. This question of the nature of the former dealings and the anomaly of treating them on the footing or with the legal consequence of an ordinary business partnership was not, to my recollection, raised before us on the argument, and I find no trace of the point having been made at the trial or in the court below. It seems to affect merely the weight of evidence, and does not, in my opinion, call for our interference with the decision refusing a new trial. I think the appeal should be dismissed. Solicitor for the appellants: L. J. Ttveedie. Solicitor for the respondent: M. Adams. ON APPEAL FROM THE SUPREME COURT OF BRITISH COLUMBIA. Sale of goods by insolvent--Bona fides--Fraudulent preference--Interpleader order--Res judicata--Estoppel--Pleading--Bar to ae K., a trader in insolvent circumstances, sold the whole of his stock in trade to D., who immediately took possession on the 2nd January, 1888. A few days afterwards the sheriff seized the goods under executions issued upon judgments obtained, subsequent to the sale, by T. B. & Co. and the Bank of B.C. On the 14th January an order was made for the trial of an interpleader issue between D. and T. B. & Co., and the order provided that no action should be brought against the sheriff for the seizure of the goods. Upon the trial of the interpleader issue in the County Court an order was made barring the...show more

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  • Paperback | 214 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 390g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236488474
  • 9781236488473