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May 22 at 10, County Court of Suffolk, at Bury St. Edmunds. At the County Court of Lancashire, at MANCHESTER, -Ebenezer Edward Morter, Lowestoft, Suffolk, gunmaker,

May 29 at 12. May 17 at 2, County Court of Suffolk, at Lowestoft.-Wm. John Sheldon, Hulme, brewer. Crouch, Woodbridge, Suffolk, market gardener, May 19 at 2, At the County Court of Gloucestershire, at BRISTOL, County Court of Suffolk, at Woodbridge.-James Black,

June 1 at half past 10. Birkenhead, Cheshire, licensed victualler, May 19 at 10, William Low, Bristol, blacksmith. County Court of Cheshire, at Birkenhead.

At the County Court of Kent, at Dover, June 14 at 11. The followiny Persons, who, on their several Petitions filed in John W. Lesingham, Elm-place, Kensington, Middlesex, the Court, have obtained Interim Orders for Protection from house agent. Process, are required to appear in Court as hereinafter

INSOLVENT DEBTORS' DIVIDENDS. mentioned, at the Court-house, in Portugal-street, Lin Henry Mordaunt Martin Byne, Dulcot, near Wells, So. coln's Inn, as follows, to be examined and dealt with mersetshire, out of business : 68. 2d. in the pound.-John E. according to the Statute:-

Balls, St. David-street, Dover-road, Surrey, mill sawyer : May 26 at 10, before the CHIEF COMMISSIONER. 18. 2 d. in the pound. ---John Gyles, Barnsbury-grove, BarnsJames Wood, Dover-road, Surrey, tea dealer.

bury-park, Islington, Middlesex, shoemaker : 208. in the May 29 at 11, before Mr. Commissioner Phillips.

pound.-Wm. Harries Tilbury, Camden-street North, CamJohn Vincent, Macclesfield-street South, City-road, St.

den-town, Middlesex, comedian : 28. in the pound.-Philip Luke's, Old-street, Middlesex, smith.-Adam Uriah Bryant

Bredeoake, Leigh, Lancashire, grocer : 18. (making 38. 24. Meakin, Redcross-st., Cripplegate, London, ironmonger.

in the pound. - Thomas White the younger, Abberley, Wor

cestershire, farmer : 28. 2d. in the pound.-James Wilson, The following Prisoners are ordered to be brought up before Kiswick, Crosthwaite, Cumberland, blacksmith : 208. in the

the Court, in Portugal-street, to be examined and dealt pound.- Wm. Edwards, Cross-street, Hatton-garden, Mid. with according to the Statute :

dlesex, coffee-house keeper : 1s. ld. in the pound. - Joha May 26 at 10, before the CHIEF COMMISSIONER. Elmer, Thorpe, Essex, farmer: 94d, in the pound. - Charles John Paterson, Green-street, Leicester-square, Middlesex, Jenner Boorman, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, chemist : 93d. in baker.Thomas George Frederick Holt, Church-st., Trinity the pound.- John Allen, Union-street, Borough, Surrey, halfsquare, Newington, Surrey, out of business.

pay captain in her Majesty's Navy: 18. 2d. (making 148. 5d.) May 26 at 10, before Mr. Commissioner MURPHY. in the pound. James Knox, Harriet-place, New Church-road, Camber. Apply at the Provisional Assignees' Office, Portugal-street, well, Surrey, commission agent.

Lincoln's-inn-fields, London, between the hours of 11 and 3. May 27 at 11, before Mr. Commissioner Phillips. John Charles Roeder, Underwood-place, City-road, Mid

TUESDAY, May 16. dlesex, out of business.

BANKRUPTS. May 29 at 11, before Mr. Commissioner PHILLIPS.

| JAMES MERCHANT, Foulmire, Cambridgeshire, grocer George Frederick White, Park-st., Borough-market, Sur and draper, dealer and chapman, May 26 and June 30 at rey, foreman to a potato salesman.-John Crocker, Goodge. half-past 1, Court of Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Whitstreet, Tottenham-court-road, Middlesex, greengrocer.

more; Sols. W. & R. D. Thurgood, Saffron Walden, Esses ; May 29 at 10, before Mr. Commissioner MURPHY.

Sharpe & Co., 41, Bedford-row.-Petition filed May 5. John Taylor, Fish-st.-bill, London, out of business.-W.

CHARLES HENRY MAY, Edgeware-road, Marylebone, Blundell, Hanover-cottages, Park-road, St. John's-wood,

Middlesex, jeweller, dealer and chapman, May 27 and Jane Middlesex, surgeon-dentist.-Wm. John Hughes, Sloane-st.,

30 at 2, Court of Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass. WhitChelsea, Middlesex, mining engineer.-Wm. Thomas Plumb,

more; Sol. Cattlin, 22, Ely.place, Holborn.-Petition filed Wellington-place, Park-road, New Peckham, Old Kent-road,

May 16. Surrey, baker.

JOHN BAKER, Edgeware-road, and Jonson-place, WestMay 29 at 11, before Mr. Commissioner PHILLIPS.

bourne-green, Middlesex, draper, dealer and chapman, May

29 at 2, and June 27 at 1, Court of Bankruptcy, London: Adjourned Hearing.

Off. Ass. Edwards ; Sols. Mardon & Pritchard, 99, NewgateEdwin Powell, York-place, Portman-square, Middlesex, in street, London.- Petition filed May 13. no business.

JOHN SHARPE, Barn Elms, Barnes, Surrey, cowkeeper County Court of Lancashire, at Lancaster. Assignees have and dairyman, dealer and chapman, May 29 at 2, and June been appointed in the following Cases:

27 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London : Off. Ass. Lee; James Wm. Holland, Longsight, near Manchester, out of

Sols. King & Attwaters, 3, Lyon's-inn, Strand, London.business, No. 77,867 ; George Anderton, assignee.-Joseph

- Petition filed May 16. Scholes, Oldham, licensed victualler, No. 77,904 ; William

WILLIAM DOLTON, Sutton St. Mary, Lincolnshire, com. Ingham, assignee.--Jas. Hayes, Manchester, beerseller, No.

mon brewer, liquor merchant, and farmer, May 26 and Jane 77,900; William Cole, assignee.- Jesse Lee, Brickfield, near

16 at 10, District Court of Bankruptcy, Nottingham : Off. Bacup, stonemason, No. 77,957; John Atherton, assignee.

Ass. Harris; Sols. Caparn & Ayliff, Holbeach ; Powell, Joseph Bridge, Preston, provision-shop keeper, No. 77,956 ;

Birmingham.-Petition dated May 5. James Arrowsmith, assignee.-R. Leyland, Chorley, joiner,

THOMAS MANNING, Combe Lake, near Fair Mile, Ottery No. 77,953; William Atherton, assignee.-Thomas Cornall,

St. Mary, Devonshire, smith and machine manufacturer, Preston, labourer, No. 77,871; Robert Raby, assignee.-J. |

dealer and chapman, May 25 and June 22 at 1, District Porrett, Burnley, out of business, No. 77,967; Joseph Lee,

Court of Bankruptcy, Exeter : Off. Ass. Hirtzel; Sols. assignee.-Joseph Winterbottom, Ashton-under-Lyne, out of

Head & Venn, Exeter.- Petition filed May 10. business, No. 77,811; Francis Perry, assignee.

MAURICE JARVIS, Leeds, Yorkshire, woolstapler, June 6

at 12, and June 27 at 11, District Court of Bankruptcy, The following Prisoners are ordered to be brought up before Leeds: Off. Ass. Hope; Sols. Lee, Leeds ; Bridger & a Judge of the County Court, to be examined and dealt |

Collins, 37, King William-street, London.-Petition dated with according to the Statute :

May 10. At the County Court of Lancashire, at LANCASTER, EDWARD COULTATE and THOMAS SWINDELLS, May 26 at 12.

Manchester, brokers, (trading under the style of Brown, Richard Greenhalgh, Collyhurst, general machinist.-— Robt. Coultate, & Co.), May 31 and June 21 at 12, District Court Parkinson, Preston, out of business.- Robert Gardner, Lan of Bankruptcy, Manchester : Off. Ass. Fraser; Sols. Hysos caster, beerseller.-John Cresswell, Manchester, plumber. & Robinson, Manchester.-Petition filed May 12. Alfred Whaley Sanderson, Lancaster, tea dealer. - Thomas

MEETINGS. Cunliffe, Leyland, near Preston, out of business.- Thomas George Nock and John Williams, Frith-street, Soho, MidWarburton, Rochdale, machinist.-Charles Turner, Hollin dlesex, goldsmiths, May 26 at half-past 1, Court of Bank. wood, bricklayer.- Daniel Antrobus, Lower Broughton, out of ruptcy, London, aud. ac.-W. Wallen the younger, Lawrence business.- Sam. Broadbent, Oldham, provision-shop keeper. Pountney-lane, London, architect, June i at half past 12, -Thomas Henry Allwood, Liverpool, professor of music.- Court of Bankruptcy, London, aud ac.-R. Mulock Wright John Bilsborough the younger, Clitheroe, out of business. and Joseph Smith Anstie, Broken-wharf, Upper Thames-st.,

London, drysalters, May 27 at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, assignee.—Thomas A. Stubbing, Radwinter, Essex, farmer, London, aud. ac.-Henry Groom, Bray, Berkshire, miller, No. 76,178 C. ; Thomas Saunders, assignee.-Wm. Cotton, May 27 at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, London, aud. ac.- Jas. Morley, King's Norton, Worcestershire, timber merchant, Young Hulbert, New-court, Bow.lane, London, and Upper No. 77,463 C.; Isaac Chilee, assignee.- George T. Condy, Grange.walk, Bermondsey, Surrey, account-book manufacturer, Ipswich, Suffolk, attorney-at-law, No. 77,650 C.; R. Reeve, May 30 at 2, Court of Bankruptcy, London, aud. ac.—Jas. assignee.- Charles Sullings, Chelmsford, Essex, turner, No. Kinder, Manchester, cotton manufacturer, June 2 at 12, Dis. 77,810 C.; Julius Gaborian Shepherd, assignee. — Henry trict Court of Bankruptcy, Manchester, aud. ac.- .-Thomas Faulkner, Bridgewater, Somersetshire, coach builder, No. Darber, Manchester, calico printer, May 26 at 12, District 77,884 C. ; Richard Smith the younger, assignee. - Thomas Court of Bankruptcy, Manchester, aud. ac. - Charles Cox, Smith, Hove, Sussex, dairyman, No. 77,664 C.; James Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, common brewer, June Duly, assignee.--James Raistrick, Horton, near Bradford, 14 at half-past 10, District Court of Bankruptcy, Birmingham, Yorkshire, tailor, No. 77.737 C.; Benjamin Atkinson, asaud. ac.; June 21 at half-past 10, div.-Chas. Walker, Basing- signee. —Joseph Dyson, Wanningham, near Bradford, Yorkhall-street, London, and Leeds, Yorkshire, woollen cloth manu- shire, stonemason, No. 77,794 Č.; John Binns, assignee. facturer, June 8 at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, London, div. - James Crisford, Westfield, Sussex, out of business, No. Joseph Peverelle, Liverpool, hardware dealer, June 7 at 11, 77,859 C. ; Frederick Wren, assignee.-James Wm. Holland, District Court of Bankruptcy, Liverpool, div.-Wm. Lynall, Longsight, near Manchester, out of business, No. 77,867 C.; Birmingham, plumber, June 7 at 12, District Court of Bank. George Anderton, assignee.- Radcliffe Royston, Lindleyraptcy, Birmingham, div.-Jas. Bough, Kidderminster, Wor. fields, near Huddersfield, Yorkshire, joiner, No. 77,920 C. ; cestershire, carpet manufacturer, June 14 at half-past 10, Rowland Broadbent, assignee.-Henry Youell, Birmingham, District Court of Bankruptcy, Birmingham, div.

out of business, No. 77,936 C.; Peter Bates, assignee.-H. CERTIFICATES.

Parratt, Chepstow, Monmouthshire, coach builder, No. To be allowed, unless Cause be shewn to the contrary on or 77,799 C.; Thomas Burbidge, assignee.- Edward Dalton, before the Day of Meeting.

Salford, Lancashire, joiner, No. 77,574 C.; Peter Wood, as. Wm. Cluff Hulme, High-street, Putney, Surrey, grocer, signee. --- Isaac Calam, Belby, near Howden, Yorkshire, out of June 13 at half-past 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London.-E. business, No. 77,848 C.; Wm. Calam, assignee.-Jas. Hey. W. Robinson, Liverpool, cotton broker, June 8 at 12, District wood, Spring-hill, near Waterhead Mill, Lancashire, provi. Court of Bankruptcy, Liverpool.-Wm. Turner, Crewkerne, sion-shop keeper, No. 32,286 C.; John Taylor, new assignee ; Somersetshire, carrier, June 8 at 1, District Court of Bank- Peter Roylance, late assignee, removed. raptcy, Exeter.- John F. Thynne, Tavistock, Devonshire,

Saturday, May 13. dealer in musical instruments, June 8 at 1, District Court of Orders have been made, vesting in the Provisional Assignee Bankruptcy, Exeter.-- James Gummery, Kidderminster, Wor.

the Estates and Effects of the following Persons:cestershire, druggist, June 12 at 10, District Court of Bank ruptcy, Birmingham.-Rowland Hill, Nottingham, lace mer.

(On their own Petitions). chant, June 16 at 10, District Court of Bankruptcy, Notting

John Thomas Gain, Waltham-cottages, Warner-road, Camham.-Stephen Meredith, Birmingham, draper, June 8 at 10, berwell, Surrey, out of business : in the Queen's Prison.-J. District Court of Bankruptcy, Birmingham.

Trevers the elder, Gloucester-place, Old Kent-road, Surrey, To be granted, unless an Appeal be duly entered.

builder : in the Queen's Prison.-Frank Baron Billam, HallWm. Miles, King's Lynn, Norfolk, shipowner. Alexander place, Lower Kennington-lane, Surrey, out of business : in Bain, Old Bond-street, Middlesex, electric clock maker.-F. the Gaol of Surrey.-George Jones, Queen's-place, New Chater, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, chemist.

North-road, Islington, Middlesex, surgeon : in the Debtors PETITIONS ANNULLED.

Prison for London and Middlesex.- Joseph Parry, Liquor. Wm. S. Vaile, East Greenwich, Kent, licensed victualler. pond-st., Gray’s-inn-lane, Middlesex, cheesemonger : in the -Daniel F. Ford, Grosvenor-place, Commercial-road East, Debtors Prison for London and Middlesex. — Thomas A. Middlesex, draper.

Grimes, High-st., Poplar, Middlesex, grocer : in the Debtors Scotch SEQUESTRATIONS.

Prison for London and Middlesex.-Wm. Alexander Holmes, John Weir, Glasgow, grocer.- Daniel Hamilton, Esq., de- Ellen-place, Battersea, Surrey, clerk in the Ordnance-office, ceased, Edinburgh.-A. Dobbie & Co., Glasgow, tea mer.

Tower : in the Gaol of Surrey.-James Izod, Penton-place, chants.- James Howden & Son, Edinburgh, jewellers.

Walworth, Surrey, out of business : in the Queen's Prison.

George Newby Wardell, Lloyd-square, Pentonville, MiddleINSOLVENT DEBTORS

sex, attorney : in the Debtors Prison for London and Mid. Who have filed their Petitions in the Court of Bankruptcy, dlesex.Joseph Eldridge, Queen-street, Dunstan-road, Midand have obtained an Interim Order for Protection from dlesex, out of business : in the Debtors Prison for London Process.

and Middlesex. — George Bristoto, Bedfordbury, Covent. Wm. C. Jones, Shide, Isle of Wight, Southampton, horse garden, Middlesex, builder: in the Debtors Prison for Londealer, May 31 at 10, County Court of Hampshire, at New- don and Middlesex.Henry Gompertz, Lower Phillimoreport. - Thomas Nason the younger, New Windsor, Berkshire, place, Kensington, Middlesex, gentleman: in the Queen's fishmonger, June 7 at 10, County Court of Berkshire, at Prison.-Geo. Wm. Collins, Sherborne-st., Blandford-square, Windsor.-W. Quarmby, Sheffield, Yorkshire, mason, June 1 Middlesex, clerk : in the Debtors Prison for London and at 12, County Court of Yorkshire, at Sheffield.-J. Bowley Middlesex.-Lambert Philip Mölledonn, Culford-road, Kingsthe elder, Appleby, Derbyshire, yeoman, June 27 at 10, land, Middlesex, merchant's clerk : in the Queen's Prison. County Court of Leicestershire, at Ashby-de-la-Zouch.-John Richard Walton, Haggate, Briercliffe with Entwistle, near Wilcockson, Hasland, Derbyshire, beer-shop keeper, June 14 at 11, County Court of Derbyshire, at Chesterfield. -T. S. Burnley, Lancashire, labourer : in the Gaol of Lancaster. Mallam, Easebourne, near Midhurst, Sussex, land surveyor, in the Gaol of Lancaster.-Robert Parkinson, Preston, Lan.

W. Lamb Clavering, Hulme, Manchester, draper's assistant: June 8 at 12, Cuonty Court of Sussex, at Midhurst.— James cashire, out of business : in the Gaol of Lancaster.-Robert Doogan, Hilsea, Wymering, Southampton, army pensioner, Gardner, Damside-street, Lancashire, beerseller : in the Gaol June 6 at 11, County Court of Hampshire, at Portsmouth. - of Lancaster. - Roger Wilkinson, Blackburn, Lancashire, James Richards, Portsea, Southampton, builder, June 6 at 11, grocer: in the Gaol of Lancaster.-William Taylor White, County Court of Hampshire, at Portsmouth. John Price, Leeds, Yorkshire, commercial traveller : in the Gaol of York. Old Swipford, Worcestershire, in no business, May 22 at 10,

-Thos. Walker, Sheffield, Yorkshire, cutler : in the Gaol of County Court of Worcestershire, at Stourbridge.-Wm. F. York.-Henry Lovelock, Banbury, Oxfordshire, upholsterer : Wallett, Wigan and Manchester, proprietor and equestrian in the Gaol of Oxford. - George Raven, South Town, near manager, June 14 at 10, County Court of Yorkshire, at Leeds. Great Yarmouth, Suffolk, gardener : in the Gaol of Ipswich. Saturday, May 13.

-John Parkinson, Trawden, near Colne, Lancashire, out of Assignees have been appointed in the following Cases. Fur. business : in the Gaol of Lancaster.-Thos. Sharples, Black

ther particulars may be learned at the Office, in Portugal- barn, Lancashire, licensed victualler: in the Gaol of Lan. atreet, Lincoln's-inn-fields, on giving the Number of the caster.- David Galloway, South Shields, Durham, mariner: Case.

in the Gaol of Durham.-Colin Walker, Chapel-en-le-Frith, John Kirkpatrick, Sussex-place, Rotherfield-street, Isling. Derbyshire, out of business : in the Gaol of Derby.- George ton, Middlesex, solicitor's clerk, No. 64,207 T.; T. Nias, Barbor Dene, Fishpond-road, Gloucestershire, attorney: in

the Gaol of Bristol.- Charles Barnes, Southampton, livery. To SOLICITORS.- A Gentleman, admitted in 1844, and stable-keeper : in the Gaol of Southampton.-W. Bradshaw established in an old and highly respectable practice, is desirous Gilson, Derby, out of business : in the Gaol of Derby.-

of entering into PARTNERSHIP with a SOLICITOR wishing to retire

from the active business of the Profession. Address G. H., at Mr. Samuel Goodlad, Ashover, Derbyshire, farmer : in the Gaol | Moulton's, Law Stationer, Chancery-lane. of Derby.--William Nash the younger, Bury St. Edmunds,

This day is published, in 12mo., price 5s. cloth, Suffolk, in no business : in the Gaol of Bury St. Edmunds.- THE BURGESS'S MANUAL; a Practical Exposition of Edward Burley, Wolverhampton, Staffordsbire, glazier : in 1 the Constitution of Corporate Towns, as regulated by the various the Gaol of Coventry.-Wm. Robert Bemman, Bristol, gold Municipal Corporation Acts; comprising the Prorisions relating to the beater: in the Gaol of Bristol. Edward Powell, Bristol,

Municipal Elections, the Officers of the Corporation, the Town Council,

the general Government and Improvement of and the Administration retailer of beer : in the Gaol of Bristol. - Charles Rowland, l of Justice in Boroughs, and the Grant of Charters of Incorporation to Ruabon, Denbighshire, farm bailiff: in the Gaol of Ruthin.- non-corporate Towns. By FREDERIC MERRIFIELD, Esq., Barrister Richard W. Cousens, Swansea, Glamorganshire, watchmaker : at Law. in the Gaol of Cardiff. - Charles White, Stoke Poges, Buck.

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A MANUAL of CIVIL LAW; or, Examination in the The following Prisoners are ordered to be brought up before A Institutes of Justinian: being a Translation of and Commentary

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THE SUCCESSION DUTY ACT, 1853; with an IntroRichard D. Dodge, Cheapside, London, out of business. 1 duction, explanatory and illustrative Notes, and an Index. By

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MAY 27, 1854.

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NAMES OF THE CASES REPORTED IN THIS NUMBER.
HOUSE OF LORDS.

COURT OF QUEEN'S BENCH.
The Mayor, &c. of Southmolton, Devonshire, Apps., Reg. o. The Inhabitants of East Stonehouse.—(Poor-
The Attorney-General, Resp.-(Charity-Gift of

Irremoveability of Wife-Marine-Proviso of Stats.
Surplus-Increase of Income-The Attorney-Ge.

9 & 10 Vict. c. 66, s. 1, and 11 & 12 Vict. c. 111) 446 neral o. The Drapers' Company, 4 Beav. 67) 435

Ex parte Hughes.-(Servant in Husbandry-Stat. 20
ROLLS COURT.

Geo. 2, c. 19-Order for Payment of Wages-
Williams 0. Trye.-(Answer - Exceptions - Stock-

Distress Warrant)

447 jobbing-Railway Shares—7 Geo. 2, c. 8-Illegal Transactions).

442

BAIL COURT. VICE-CHANCELLOR KINDERSLEY'S COURT.

Edwards o. Davies.-(Arbitration, Power of Court or Procter o. Cooper.-(Judgment-Notice) 444 Judge to enlarge Time-3 & 4 Will. 4, c. 42, 8. 39

448 VICE-CHANCELLOR STUART'S COURT.

-Death of one of the Parties)
Whitlow o. Dilworth.-(Husband and Wife-Deed of

COURT OF COMMON PLEAS.
Separation-Future Property-Sole Receipt by
Wife)

445 Greenaway 7. Hart.-(Ejectment-Lease under a
VICE-CHANCELLOR Wood's Court.

Power-Right of Re-entry reserved to a Stranger) 449 Wright o. Shelton.-(Will-Construction—"Worldly Goods"')

445

COURT OF EXCHEQUER.
Brian r. Wastell.-(Practice- dmendment by adding Rowberry u. Morgan.-(15 & 16 Vict. c. 76, 8. 27-
Parties after Replication, no new Issue being ten-

Reg. Gen., H. T., 1853, Rule 174Computation
dered)
446 of Time-Sunday)

452

LONDON, MAY 27, 1854.

of Parke, J., (now Parke, B.), in Leigh v. Hind, (9 B.

& Cr. 774). There the assignor of a lease of a publicThe Court of Common Pleas recently considered the house had covenanted not to keep another public-house question, whether the twenty miles mentioned in the within the distance of half-a-mile. The question had concurrent clause of the County Courts Act, 9 & 10 been referred to arbitration, and the arbitrator had Vict. c. 95, s. 128, are to be measured in a direct line- found that the house kept by the assignor was within that is, in common parlance, as the crow flies"— half-a-mile by the shortest way of access, partly by or according to the means of access from one place footpath and partly by carriage-way. It was conto the other. (Stokes v. Grissell, C. P., 10th May). tended that he should have taken the distance by footThey did not expressly decide the point, nor was it path all the way, but the Court held that the award necessary for them to do so in the case before them; was right. Parke, J., however, went further, and but Jervis, C.J., and Maule, J., appeared to be of said, “ I should have thought that the proper mode of opinion that the measurement should be by taking admeasuring the distance would be to take a straight a straight line from place to place. The words in line from house to house. The defendant agrees the section in question are merely these—“ where the not to keep a public-house within the distance of halfplaintiff dwells more than twenty miles from the de-a-mile: the plain and ordinary sense of these words is fendant”-no mode of measurement being pointed out. the actual distance, and I think they ought to be so But we submit that there are several grounds why the understood, unless we can collect from the context that measurement should be by the nearest accessible route they were meant to be used in a different sense; and from house to house, rather than by a direct line. here the context raises no such inference. .... It

The reason why a party is permitted to sue (without seems to me, therefore, that the distance should have loss of costs) in the superior courts, when he dwells been ascertained without any reference to the modes more than twenty miles from the defendant, appears of communication. . . . . But assuming that this is to be, that the plaintiff should not be compelled to go not the true mode of construing the agreement, I think beyond that distance to attend the court within the that is to be considered the nearest way of access which jurisdiction of which the defendant dwells; and if so, a person, making the best of his way from house to the means of going and returning, without committing house, would be likely to take.” Parke, B., after. a trespass, would appear to afford the true criterion of wards, (Alkyns v. Kinnier, 4 Exch. 782), adverting to measurement. Again: the plaintiff would know, or this case, said, “The rule laid down in Leigte Wind 0 might easily ascertain, the distance between himself and is, that where there is a stipulation as to non-residence the defendant by the public way, but could not learn within a prescribed distance, the true principle of adthe distance by a direct line, without committing a measurement is to take the nearest mode of access, trespass. The Court cited with approval the dictum according to the existing state of the streets.” Accord Vol. XVIII.

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ingly, where a surgeon covenanted that he would not

THE NEW MORTMAIN BILL*. reside within the distance of two miles and a half from another surgeon, the Court held, that the distance was The expediency of establishing a board of legislato be measured, not by the most frequented public tive draftsmen, for the purpose of revising, if not of ways, but by any of the usual public ways. (Atkyns

drawing, all bills, has been long felt and urged; and

since the business or profession of a law reformer has v. Kinnier, 4 Exch. 782).

been taken up (we are afraid seldom for its own sake) In these cases, with reference to the object of the

by so many members of the Bar, from the Solicitor. contract, the nearest accessible route was taken, as the General downwards, the measure has become one of parties looked to the possibility of persons going from absolute necessity: for it is certain that the desire, or one house to another; and though the distance in the

the profession of a desire, to amend the law is seldom County Courts Act is not fixed with any view of the

co-existent with the ability to do it, even when the plaintiff going to the defendant's house, yet it is, we

reformer is a practising lawyer. Few lawyers have

succeeded in their amateur attempts at draftsmanship, apprehend, with a view to his going to the court with-their performances being generally inferior to the Go. in the jurisdiction of which the defendant dwells. It vernment bills, even as they were before the existing is true, that where no such considerations apply, and arrangement at the Home Office. Not to cite the short there is nothing in the context tending to define the comings of a Preston, a Romilly, and a Sugden, we may mode of measurement, the distance “as the crow flies” refer to Mr. Headlam's own work, the Trustee Act. is the one adopted. Thus stat. 4 & 5 Will. 4, c. 76, 1850, which, if parental tenderness had not blinded 9. 68, enacts, that no person shall retain a settlement him, might have served as a warning against the pre gained by possessing an estate in a parish for a longer sent attempt. The faults of the Mortmain Bill are stil time than he shall inhabit “ within ten miles thereof." more glaring. These words were held to mean ten miles measured in The 1st section enacts, that the act of 9 Geo. 2, c. 36 a direct line from the residence to the nearest point in “ shall continue in its present form and effect with the parish. (Reg. v. Saffron Walden, 9 Q. 'B. 76). respect to all wills, deeds, or legal instruments of all Lord Denman said—“Here we are left very much at descriptions duly made or executed on or before the large, and without materials for judgment. We find 1st November, 1854, and that, subject as aforesaid, ani no words referring to any particular object; we have, subject to the provisions hereinafter contained, the said therefore, to lay down a fixed and absolute rule. Now, recited act shall be and the same is hereby repealed." abstractedly, the most reasonable rule appears to bé That act, it will be remembered, enacts, that no land that approved of by my Brother Parke, namely, a or hereditaments, nor any money, stock, or other per measurement by a direct line. By this we shall avoid sonal estate to be laid out in the purchase of any land the practical difficulty of a settlement being good one or hereditaments, shall be conveyed or settled for any day and bad the next.” The principle of this decision charitable ases, unless such conveyance, &c. (othel can be easily understood, as it would be a great hard than of stocks in the funds) be made by deed, indente: ship to deprive a man of a settlement by reason of a &c., and such stocks be transferred &c., as therein men road being stopped up, or the like. The nearest point tioned; and further, that all gifts, grants, conveyances of the parish also might not be accessible by any appointments, assurances, transfers, and settlements a public route. No question of access, in fact, 'would any real or personal estate for any charitable uses arise in the case. To the argument of counsel, that a made in any other manner or form than as directed by direct line could often not be measured without com the act, shall be absolutely and to all intents and pur mitting a trespass, Williams, J., answered, “We are poses null and void. What, then, does the bill mean by in no danger here of suggesting an act of trespass, for “ legal instruments duly executed ?" Does it mean in we have the distance actually found.”

struments legally capable of operating according to the Sometimes statutes expressly direct this mode of mea- purport of them, and duly executed for the purpose a surement. Thus stat. 6 & 7 Vict. c. 18, s. 76, reciting carrying the expressed intention into effect that is ti that doubts had arisen as to the measurement of the dis say, for example, conveyances to charitable uses by tance of seven statute miles prescribed by the Reform indenture, attested by two witnesses, and inrolled with Act for the residence of voters for cities and boroughs, in six months? Or does it mean instruments which, i enacts that the distance shall be measured in a straight the act of Geo. 2 were out of the way, would be duly exe line on the horizontal plane from the point within any cuted for the purposes expressed in them? The seconi city, &c. Sometimes other modes of measurement are is probably the meaning, but it is not expressed ; ank directed. Thus stat. 1 & 2 Vict. c. 106, which prohibits if the second is the meaning, how does the provision (with some exceptions) the holding of two benefices operate in the case of a deed purporting to be an appoint not within ten statute miles from each other, directs ment to the use of trustees for a charity, executed for 1 the distance to be computed from church to church. valuable consideration, but not duly executed as an “by the nearest road or footpath, or by an accustomed appointment? Is such a deed an instrument “dulj ferry."

executed within the meaning of this clause? No doubt The question of the right measurement of distance if the bill were suffered to pass, the Courts woul is certainly not free from difficulty; but we would sug- strive to twist its nonsense into something like sepse gest as a rule, which may be deduced from the cases or and might possibly succeed; but is this the way to dea statutes upon the subject, that where access or pass

with the laws of a civilised country, or indeed of any ing along the distance has been contemplated, or where country? it is essential to a person's rights that he should him- The 2nd section contains interpretations which stanı self possess the means of measurement, the nearest ac. in great need of explanation. “The word lands' shal cessible public route should be taken; in other cases, extend to and include manors, messuages, tenements where no such considerations arise, the direct line should and hereditaments, corporeal and incorporeal, of every be adopted as the one least liable to change.

tenure or description, whatever may be the estate al

interest therein." It includes, therefore, a persona The Queen has been pleased to appoint William | 144. b.: 2 Ves, sen. 179). «The word seised' shall bi

perpetual annuity limited to the heirs. (Co, Litt. 20 Young, Esq., to be Attorney-General, and William A. 1 ; Henry, Esq., to be Solicitor-General, for the Province

: | applicable to any vested estate for life or of a greate of Nova Scotia.

* From a correspondent.

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