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No. 908—Vol. XVIII.
JUNE 3, 1854.
NAMES OF THE CASES REPORTED IN THIS NUMBER.
VICE-CHANCELLOR Wood's COURT—(Continued).
Practice--Right to begin-Right to procure Office Solicitors to Assiynees-Jurisdiction of Registrar
Copy of Answer of a Co-defendant)
462 of District Court to tax prior to Orders of October, Bellamy v. Cockle.-(Mortgagor and Mortgagee1852–Right of Commissioner to review Taxation
Foreclosure Suit—15 & 16 Vict. c. 86, 8. 48).... 465 by Regetrar-Leade to appeal from Court of Ap
COURT OF QUEEN'S BENCH. peal in Chancery to House of Lords, when to be
Lumley v. Gye.—(Foreign Witness-Commissiongiren-Question must be of sufficient Importance,
1 Will. 4, c. 22, s. 4-Foreign Court-Mode of as well as of sufficient Difficulty)
Examination-Illegal Evidence--Second Commis.
466 Stedman 0. Collett.—(Solicitor and Client-Bill of
Court of Common PLEAS. Costs-Settlement by fired Sum-Specific Per. Doe d. Croft o. Tidbury.-(Stamp-Grant by several formance of Agreement)..
of one Subject matter - Construction of GrantVICE-CHANCELLOR STUART'S COURT.
Proviso Reservation, not Regrant-Incroachment, Jones e. Tbomas.—(Judgment Creditor-Assignment
who entitled to-Landlord and Tenant) ........ 468 Of Debt-Insolvent- Notice- Interpleader).. 460
COURT OF EXCHEQUER.
Peto v. Reynolds.-(Bill of Exchange-Promissory
Note--Drawee-Acceptance-Promise-RatificaRemainderman-Receiver-Will - Construction
tion-Taunton's Reports, Vol. 8).
cared for an account at all, to commence by filing a The Scale of Charges for Advertisements will in future be bill for an injunction and account. Then, if his title follows:
£ $. d. was doubtful, he was sent to law to establish it; and if For 2 lines or under ..
0 2 0
he did establish it by a verdict, with nominal damages, 3
0 2 6 4
0 3 0
then the Court of equity, being satisfied that he had a 5
0 3 6 legal title, gave him what he had asked the equitable 6
0 4 0 relief of an injunction to prevent future infringement, And so on, at the rate of 6d. per line.
and an account of what the defendant had made by the** A discount, proportioned to the number of repetitions, will be allowed upon all Advertisements ordered for three or
use of the invention, more insertions.
It would not have been an inconsiderable argument
in the days of Littleton and of Coke, that, from the LONDON, JUNE 3, 1854.
circumstance of there being no instance of such a bill,
it should be inferred that such a bill would not lie; A QUESTION of considerable importance arose during but not resting much at this day on that species of last term in the Court of Queen's Bench, and has, we argument, let us see whether, on principle, it could be are informed, been argued this term, under the 42nd supported. section of the Patent-law Amendment Act, 1852, viz. The remedies sought by a bill for an injunction and the section by which power is given to Courts of law account, and by an action for damages, are, in the to grant injunctions and account. The question was first place, entirely dissimilar. By a bill, what the this—whether a patentee, who, having brought an action plaintiff says is this—“ You have used my property;. for damages, and gone on to trial, without moving for you have made profit in so doing, which you had no an injunction or account, has obtained a verdict with right to make for your own use; you are my trustee of nominal damages only, can then obtain an order for an that profit. I have a right to have it ascertained what account of the profits made by the wrongful use of the profit you have made, and to have it paid to me; and invention. The Lord Chief Justice is reported to have I have a right to prevent your further use of my prointimated that the question would probably turn on perty.” In an action the claim is—“ You have used what would have been the practice, before the act, as my property, and you have done me injury thereby; to supporting a bill in equity, if the plaintiff had com- it is immaterial whether you have made profit or not; menced by bringing an action, and taking a verdict you have done me damage to a given amount.” for nominal damages only, and to have thrown out a It is quite consistent with the principle of the bill, doubt whether, in such a case, a bill would lie. In that when the plaintiff has been sent to law to try hist this doubt we most entirely concur. We are not aware title, and has established it, he should come back into con of any authority on the subject; indeed, it is most equity and have his injunction and account and that unlikely there should be any, because, under the old whether he has recovered only nominal or substantial law, the almost universal practice was, if the patentee damages; for it being possible that there should be Vol. XVIII.
damage ultra the profit made by the use of the inven- | THE MARRIED WOMAN'S REVERSIONARY tion, there would be nothing in the fact of his reco
INTERESTS BILL. vering damages, to deprive him of the injunction and account, to which the result of the action shews that By this bill it is proposed to authorise “ every mar, he had a title at the time he filed his bill. But how- ried woman by deed to dispose of every future and te ever that might have been in a case where, after filing versionary interest, whether vested or contingent, of such a bill and moving for an injunction, the patentee had married woman, or her husband in her right, as fully recovered substantial damages--a case which we believe and effectually as she could do if she were a feme sole has never arisen, because the invariable practice was and also to release and extinguish her right or equity to take a verdict only with nominal damages—there to a settlement out of any personal estate to which she could be no doubt that, the action being brought under or her husband in her right, may be entitled in posi the direction or permission of the Court of equity, session, save and except that no such disposition, release and to inform it whether the plaintiff had a legal title or extinguishment shall be valid unless the husband or not, it was quite and strictly consistent with the concur in the deed by which the same shall be effected, principle of the relief asked, that, after the recovery of nor unless the deed be acknowledged by her as herein a verdict with nominal damages, the plaintiff should after directed:” the acknowledgment being that re have his account.
quired in respect of land by the Fines and Recoverie
Act, the whole of the provisions of which act, relating But if, on the other hand, a patentee had proceeded to dispositions of land by married women, including the at law for damages, and recovered damages, on what provisions for dispensing with the husband's concur ground could he then come into equity? The Court of rence, are to be extended to dispositions under the pro equity gives an injunction, not to punish for the past, posed act. but to restrain for the future. If a patentee files his! . This is, at the best, beginning at the wrong end of thi
chapter on the rights and disabilities of married women bill, alleging that he has recovered damages for the
The enabling married women to dispose of all thei past infringement, and not alleging threats or danger | interests, whether yested or contingent, in real estate of future infringement, on what would his equity rest? was a necessary concession to the wants of society The very nature of the action involves the complete sa- which require that there should be as little obstruction tisfaction of the wrong done to the plaintiff. Damages as possible to the alienation of land. But no incon mean compensation for the injury. They must include
venience to society can arise from tying up a married
woman's reversionary interest in Consols, or in any the profit, if any, made by the defendant, (though they
other permanent fund; and the proposed bill would may also go further), otherwise they would not be da
without any assignable reason, other than the desire al mages for the wrong done. This would be clear if the conveyancers to break every fetter that is not specially damages recovered were substantial damages. Why, forged by themselves, deprive many married women al then, should it differ the case that they are nominal ? an important protection against their own improvidence
milor their husbands' tyranny. It may be said that it In either case the plaintiff has recovered either what or
may sometimes be beneficial to the wife to anticipat he considered, or what the jury considered for him,
her reversion. Very possibly. So it may sometimes by compensation for the wrong; and if after that he went desirable to upset any settlement. No arrangement for into equity, equity would, we apprehend, consider the the future is certain to be the best possible; but unles, past wrong as accounted for, and decline to add to, or we are prepared to abolish settlement altogether, it interfere with, the decision of the jury. It would hold
seems to be the wisest course to adhere to the letter of
every settlement in favour at least of objects under that the plaintiff had elected his remedy; that he pre
disability, unless, as in the case of land, there is som ferred damages to a mere account of profits; and that clear reason of public policy for interfering. We repeat having obtained them, his old equity was gone. that, in the majority of cases, it would be far more
Then that being so, his equity for an injunction beneficial to the married woman to tie her hands than failing, his equity for an account would fail on that to loose them. ground alone, even if it did not fail on the ground that
| If any of the disabilities of married women are to be
removed, let the first attack be made on those law he had already had compensation; for equity holds that which make them the slaves of their husbands without in cases of waste--and infringement of a patent is in even the slave's privilege of acquiring & peculium by the nature of waste--the account is ancillary to the in- | their own industry, and on the law which, in the ab junction; if there is no title to an injunction, there can sence of settlement, gives their property to their hus be none to an account. The rationality of this doctrine
The bill contains no exception of property subject we are not called upon to defend; but that it is the
to a restraint on alienation; but that would be implied, doctrine of equity may be seen by consulting Parrott as it is in the corresponding provisions of the Fines and v. Palmer, (3 My. & K. 641).
The Queen has been pleased to appoint Alan Ker,
Correspondence. Esq., to be Chief Justice for the Island of Nevis.
The Right Hon. Sir John Jervis, Knt., Lord Chief Justice of her Majesty's Court' of 'Common Pleas at COUNTY COURTS AND SUPERIOR COURT Westminster, has appointed the following Gentlemen
JUDGMENTS. to be Perpetual Commissioners for taking the acknow
TO THE EDITOR OF “THE JURIST." ledgments of deeds to be executed by married women: SIR, – I beg leave to refer your correspondent Robert Withington Simonds, of Winchester, in and for “ J. B. H.” to the case of Winsor v. Dunford, (12 Ad. the city of Winchester, also in and for the county of & El. 603; 12 Jur., part 1, p. 629), confirming the deciHampshire; Robert Frederick Welchman, of Southam, sion of the judge of the County Court of Cambridge in Warwickshire, in and for the county of Warwick. the previous case of Rance v. James, (12 Jur., part 1,
62), in which the point first arose, and was decided | includes Wharton's Exposition of the Laws relating n favour of the right to sue in a county court on the to the Women of England; Wharton's Law Lexicon; udgment of a superior Court.
Wharton's Principles and Practice of Conveyancing, I remain, Sir,
(not yet published); Newland on Contracts, (published Your obedient servant, in 1806); Pope's Homer; Thomson's Seasons; Ivanhoe;
A CONSTANT READER. The Merchant of Venice; Davy's Salmonia; and Car[Our correspondent “ J. B. H.” was probably think-lyle on Chartism. While it recommends such elabong of the converse case of an action in a superior court rate works as Fearne’s Remainders; Lewis on Perpe
tuity; and Marshall on Insurance, it gives no hint of in the judgment of a county court, which is not allowed, the existence of Roper, Bright, M'Queen, or Bell on is being contrary to the policy of the County Courts Husband and Wife; Phillips, Starkie, Taylor, or Best Act. (Berkeley v. Elderkin, 1 El. & Bl. 805; 17 Jur., on Evidence; Jarman's or Davidson's Precedents in part 1, p. 1153; Austin v. Mills, 9 Exch. 287 ; 18 Jur., Conveyancing; Hayes's Introduction to Conveyancing; part 1, p. 16).-ED.]
Hayes & Jarman's Forms of Wills; Smith's Leading
elementary works on Real and Personal Property by Review.
Mr. Joshua Williams. To make amends, Mr. Whar, ton says, “ A dictionary is very essential, and I do not
hesitate to recommend my own Law Lexicon." a Manual for Articled Clerks, containing Courses of the title-page of courses of reading is a delusion. The
There is no criticism on books, and the promise in Study, as well in Common Law, Conveyancing, Equity, bulk of the book is made up of compilations from the Bankruptcy, and Criminal Law, as in Constitutional, Roman, Civil, Ecclesiastical, Colonial, and Internaexamination papers, (which we presume may be bought tional Laws, and Medical Jurisprudence; a Digest in a more complete form for less than 14s.), and a quan. of all the Examination Questions, with the new General tity of stuff which we do not know how to describe Rules, Forms of Articles of Clerkship, Notices
, Afida- otherwise than by sample :rits, $c., and a List of the proper Stamps and Fees ;
“ British law is derived from the following sources: being a comprehensité Guide to their successful Exa-history, acts of Parliament, the reports, abridgments, mination, Admission, and Practice as Attornies and and digests, treatises on the law of nature and of naSolicitors of the Superior Courts. Seventh Edition. By
tions, treaties with foreign nations, treatises on the J.J. S. WHARTON, Esq., M.A., Oxon., Barrister at
various branches of instituted law, magazines, and peLaw; Author of " The Law Lexicon," " An Exposition:riodicals. The numerous volumes in which these of the Laws relating to the Women of England,” &c. 'subjects are found constitute the bibliotheca legum of 12mo. Pp. 511.
our country." (P. 24).
Judgments are contracts of record, and specialties are A SINGLE brick from this structure, properly consi- “instruments, not of record, but in writing, signed, dered, will give a very just idea of the whole. That sealed, and delivered by a party bound, to or for thé which we first ran against was the following, in Mr. ' benefit of the person to whom the liability is incurWharton's Preface, p. viii:
red. Such are deeds, and of these some are convey"From the wonderful extent of our sway, shewn by ances transferring the right to property, as a grant, *the fact that the sun never sets upon the dominions release, feoffment, &c., and others are obligations
of England, for when the great luminary departs from charging or discharging property, as bonds.” (P.47). "this country, and from Gibraltar, Sierra Leone, the The information respecting bonds is repeated at p. 135,
islands of Ascension and St. Helena, which are almost where we are told that “ deeds which charge, discharge, * longitudinally parallel with us, it rises upon New-or enlarge property are—bond, recognisance, defeasance
foundland, continues its course over the Northern on a bond." * Isles, Labrador, and Canada, passes on in its path of Simple or parol contracts “are neither of record nor grandeur from Lake Superior to the West India Isles, under seal, and it makes no difference whether they "travels to the island continent of Australia, then sheds are in writing or verbal, express or implied, except * its glories upon Ceylon, and proceeds over the exten- that a written and express contract is easier of proof." sive empire of Hindůstan,”. &c.
(P. 48). No hint of the Statute of Frauds. The few who, like ourselves, have looked into “A Collision is a mercantile transaction. (P. 51). But Treatise on Universal Jurisprudence, by John Penfold the whole title of mercantile transactions is a gem. Thomas, Esq.,, (2nd ed., 1829), and been dazzled by “With regard to mercantile transactions, so far as they his gorgeous dedication to his «
august sovereign, are cognisable at the common law, they may be com(George IV), in whose“ auspicious sway the age of .prised under these heads, viz. Mercantile Shippinggold which early fable sketched is realised,” will per- | • Bottomry and Respondentia Insurance-Contracts of ceive that Mr. Wharton has betrayed the state of his Affreightment, The Conveyance of Passengers-Colmorals as well as of his taste by copying Mr. Thomas's lision-Salvage- and Hiring of Seamen.” rubbish verbatim, without acknowledgment. Thomas's dedication to his fat friend is followed by a “ Proëm,” ment is now twenty years, by virtue of the 21 Jac. 1,
The period of limitation in respect of actions of ejectin which he says, “ Neckar had too much reason re
c. 16, s. 1. proachfully to describe us as Les Anglais sorties depuis long temps des écoles de la philosophie legislatives". Elementary Information.--"Fictitious and needless a sentence which Mr. Wharton also appropriates, and averments need not now be made in pleadings. ... appends as a tag to the geographical plunder. Time Express colour and special traverses are also abowas when a Thomas would have been deemed safe from lished.” (P. 61). literary robbery:—“cantabit vaccuus.” But Juvenal “There are three modes of acquiring a title to realty : knew not Wharton.
first, by operation of law; secondly, by purchase, as For the benefit of those who may not see the full contradistinguished from law; thirdly, by law and significance of the foregoing specimen, we will go a purchase. Title by operation of law is either by delittle deeper into the book. It professes to contain scent or prescription, otherwise non-claim. Title by courses of study; what they are like may be readily purchase is either by forfeiture or alienation. Title guessed from an inspection of the author's index of 'by law and purchase is by escheatage.” (P. 130): * books cited, criticised, and recommended." The list “The requisites to a deed are these—first, sufficient
' parties, and a proper subject of assurance, which should I COMMISSIONERS TO ADMINISTER OATHS • be described with adequate certainty ; secondly, a legal
IN CHANCERY. 'consideration, or matter of inducement; thirdly, the • deed must be written or printed” &c. (P. 131). Useful Information concerning Covenants.-(P. 133).
The Lord Chancellor, under the powers of the 16 & “ Covenants.—This is considered a very nice and im- 17,
ce and im. | 17 Vict. c. 78, intituled “ An Act relating to the Api portant part of a deed. The subjects of a covenant | pointment of Persons to administer Oaths in Chancery. are extremely various and extensive, the direct pur
and to Affidavits made for Purposes connected with pose being to secure the performance of the contract."
Registration," has appointed the following gentlemen Et voilà tout.
to be Commissioners for administering Oaths in Chan
cery :Relief against Forfeiture.-" Equity will only give
To be London Commissioners. relief on breaches of covenant provided the omission 6 and consequent forfeiture are the effect of inevitable Samuel Potter the elder, 36, King-street, City. ( accident, and the injury and inconvenience occasioned | Robert Christopher Parker, Blue Style, Greenwich. " thereby is capable of complete recompence; but when
William Samuel Young, 30, Parliament-street, and 1, the transgression is wilful, or the compensation im
Vauxliall-bridge-road, Westminster. « practicable, equity will refuse to interfere, as in the Charles Nicholas Cole, 4, Adelphi-terrace. • case of a lessee not insuring pursuant to covenant, or
see not insuring pursuant to covenant or George Theodore Wingate, 9, Copthall-court, City. 'to excuse him from the payment of rent, the premises
| William Bush Cooper, 3, Verulam-buildings, Gray's• being burnt down, for he ought to have protected • himself by a special covenant. Forfeitures on bonds | Nethaneel Lindo, 17, King's Arms-yard, City.
and covenants are also relievable in equity, on the John George Bonner, 15, London-street, City. ground that accident alone has prevented their ful
s prevented their ful. Henry Hill, 1, Bury-court, St. Mary Axe, City. ' filment." (P. 177).
| Henry Berry, 5, Verulam-buildings, Gray’s-inn. In the chapter on Medical Jurisprudence (" a science John Harrison, 14, New Boswell-court, Lincoln's-inn. 'interesting and serviceable, it teaches us the economy
Charles Holt, 93, Guildford-street, Russell-square. • of our physical machinery, and the mental and bodily 'imperfection of our frail nature”—Pref., p. ix) we
To be Commissioners in England. are told that “the animal poisons are Cantharides (Spa- John Mackeness Stevenson, Northampton. nish Aly) and poisonous articles of food;" and that William Henry Macaulay, Leicester. “narcotic" is a synonym of “excharotic” [caustic.] Henry Hawke, Sheffield. (P. 450).
| George Page, Birmingham. The above extracts will enable our readers to warn Richard Stevens, Witham, Essex. their young friends against wasting their money and James Franklin, Halifax, Yorkshire. time on "The Articled Clerk's Manual." If we are Edward Heathcote, Hatfield, Yorkshire. asked what book of advice they should buy, we answer Ayling Chamberlain, Portsea, Hampshire. that we do not know any one of very recent date, The Henry Kitson, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire. first edition of Mr. Warren's Introduction to Law Stu- | Richard Jessop, Holmfirth, Yorkshire. dies (1835) is, on the whole, the best. With all its William Shapland, Devonport, Devonshire. faults it contains much sound advice, and is better William Curtis Burt, Reigate, Surrey. adapted than any book we know to elevate the be. ginner's views of his profession, and excite his industry and emulation. The second edition (1845) is greatly overdone, and by no means so well fitted for its purpose as the first. Mr. Warren's selection of books is too
PUBLIC EXAMINATION OF STUDENTS. voluminous, and now somewhat obsolete. As we do not know where a course of elementary reading, adapted
At the public examination of the Students of the to the present state of the law and its literature, is to be Inns of Court, held at Lincoln's Inn Hall, on the 22nd, found, we will here give a list of the best elementary | 23rd, and 24th days of May, 1854, the Council of books, in the order in which they should be read:
| Legal Education awarded to Stephen's Commentaries, (this is very inferior to Blackstone, but there is no good edition of Blackstone F. W. Everitt Stiffe, Esq., student of Lincoln's Inn, of very recent date-Blackstone, by Stewart, should be a studentship of 50 guineas per annum, to continue for avoided); Williams's Law of Real Property; Williams's a period of three years. Law of Personal Property; Hayes's Introduction to Con- | John Westlake. Esq., student of Lincoln's Inn, and veyancing; J. W. Smith's Compendium of Mercantile Law; Adams on the Doctrine of Equity, (an excellent
@ George Hunter Cary, Esq., student of the Inner Temwork, though little known); J. W. Smith's Law of
ple, certificates of honour, as having passed the next Contracts; J. W. Smith's Elementary View of the
best examinations. Proceedings in an Action at Law, (a new edition is / The Hon. Thomas Charles Bruce, student of the promised); and Best's Principles of the Law of Evi-Inner Temple, a certificate that he has satisfactorily
passed a public examination. We do not recommend any books on law or equity
By order of the Council, pleading and practice. The articled clerk will find in Stephens, Smith, (action at law), and Adams, suffi
(Signed) EDWARD Ryan, Chairman pro tem. cient elementary information on these subjects to illus- | Council Chamber, Lincoln's Inn, trate his office practice, and should postpone a deeper
29th May, 1854. study until he has finished the course mentioned above, when probably he will find the existing systems very much changed, and will have to learn from books yet unwritten,
MEMBER RETURNED TO SERVE IN PARLIAMENT.-Abel Smith the younger, Esq., for the county of Hertford, | in the room of Thomas Plumer Halsey, Esq., deceased.
JAMES NUTTALL, JAMES YATES, and CHARLES London Gazettes.
NUTTALL, Rawtenstall, Lancashire, cotton manufacturers, dealers and chapmen, (carrying on business under
the style or firm of Nuttall, Yates, & Nuttall), June 17 and FRIDAY, May 26.
July 1 at 11, District Court of Bankruptcy, Manchester :
Off. Ass. Hernaman; Sols. Cobbett & Wheeler, Man. BANKRUPTS.
chester.- Petition filed May 24. JOHN CHARLES BRANT, Shoreditch, Middlesex, oil and colour man, dealer and chapman, June 8 at half-past
MEETINGS. 1, and July 6 at 2, Court of Bankruptcy, London: Off. James H. T. V. Hughes, Westbourne-grove, Bayswater, Ass. Johnson; Sol. Young, 7, Bank-buildings.--Petition Middlesex, chemist, June 13 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, filed May 23.
London, pr. d.- Robert D. Reeves, Liverpool, spirit dealer, RICHARD STRINGER, Harefield, near Uxbridge, Middle and Richard H. Dawson, Oxton, Cheshire, out of business,
ses, draper, grocer, dealer and chapman, June 8 at half- June 7 at 11, District Court of Bankruptcy, Liverpool, pr. d. past 11, and July 13 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London: sep. est. of Richard H. Dawson.- Thomas Rolph, LeesOff. Ass. Bell; Sols. Gardiner, Uxbridge; Chauntler, mews, Upper Brook-st., Grosvenor-square, Middlesex, builder, Gray's-inn.- Petition filed May 24.
June 23 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London, last ex.ROBERT KEMP PHILP and RICHARD PERKINS George Adam Anderson and George Kirk, Middlesbrough, APPLEFORD, Fleet-street, London, booksellers and pub- Yorkshire, hardwaremen, June 13 at 11, District Court of bishers, dealers and chapmen, June 8 at 11, and July 13 at Bankruptcy, Leeds, last ex, of George Kirk.--James Hiley, 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Johnson ; | South-street, Finsbury, Middlesex, private boarding-house Sol. Burrell, 7, Laurence Pountney-lane. -Petition filed keeper, June 7 at 1, Court of Bankruptcy, London, aud. May 26.
ac. ; June 17 at 12, div. -- Ephraim Levy Green, Bevis WILLIAM ACKLAND, Salisbury-street, Lisson-grove, and Marks, London, wholesale clothier, June 7 at 1, Court of
High-street, Portland-town, and FREDERICK MASON Bankruptcy, London, aud. ac.; June 17 at 11, div.-George
Sol. Jones, 15, Sise-lane, London.-Petition dated May 24. Court of Bankruptcy, London, aud. ac.; June 17 at 12, div. SAMUEL ISAACS, Portsea, Hampshire, hardwareman, -Henry Green, Stoke-by-Nayland, Suffolk, baker, June 7 dealer and chapman, June 14 at 12, and July 4 at 1, Court at half-past 1, Court of Bankruptcy, London, aud. ac. ; June of Bankruptcy. London: Off. Ass. Stansfeld ; Sol. Over- | 17 at 1l, div.-E. Balding, Speenhamland, Speen, Berkshire, bury, 4, Frederick’s-place, Old Jewry. - Petition filed builder, June 7 at half-past 1, Court of Bankruptcy, London, May 16.
aud. ac. ; June 17 at half-past 1l, div.-Thos. Butterworth, WILLIAM LONG, Lamb's Conduit-street, Middlesex, Greenbooth Mill, near Rochdale, Lancashire, woollen manu
baker and grocer, dealer and chapman, June 9 and July 8 facturer, June 22 at 12, District Court of Bankruptcy, Man. at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Whit. chester, aud. ac.; June 29 at 12, div.-Wm. Edmond and more; Sols. Ashurst & Son, 6, Old Jewry.--Petition filed | Thos. Edmond, Liverpool, merchants, June 16 at 12, District May 24.
Court of Bankruptcy, Manchester, aud, ac. sep. est. of Wm. JEREMIAH BILLINGHAM and JESSE BILLING. Edmond; June 23 at 12, aud. ac. joint est., and div. sep. est. HAM, Cradley-heath, Staffordshire, chain makers, June 8 of Wm. Edmond ; June 30 at 12, div. joint est.-J. Francis, and 29 at 10, District Court of Bankruptcy, Birmingham : Manchester, baker, June 13 at 12, District Court of Bank Off. Ass. Whitmore; Sols. Robinson & Fletcher, Dud. ruptcy, Manchester, aud. ac.; June 20 at 12, div.-Sarah ley; Motteram & Knight, Birmingham.--Petition dated Whitehouse, Edwin Whitehouse, and Alfred Whitehouse, May 17.
Newland, Gloucestershire, and Monmouth, tin-plate manufac. JOHN BATES, West Bromwich, Staffordshire, builder, turers, June 22 at 11, District Court of Bankruptcy, Bristol,
June 8 and 29 at 10, District Court of Bankruptcy, Bir- aud. ac.; June 29 at 11, fin. div. sep. est of Sarah Whitemingham : Off. Ass. Bittleston ; Sols. Motteram & Knight, house.-Stephen Meredith, Birmingham, draper, June 7 at Birmingham.-Petition dated May 1.
10, District Court of Bankruptcy, Birmingham, aud. ac. ; RICHARD LATHAM the younger, Bristol, leather dealer, June 14 at 10, div.-J. T. Clay, Rastrick, Halifax, Yorkshire,
June 7 and July 4 at 11, District Court of Bankruptcy, fancy cloth manufacturer, June 20 at half-past 11, District Bristol: Off. Ass. Hutton; Sol. Smith, Bristol.-Petition Court of Bankruptcy, Leeds, aud. ac.; at 12, div.-J. W. Dawfiled May 16.
son and T. E. Williams, Crescent-place, New Bridge-st., Black. RICHARD CAVE, Bristol, Manchester warehouseman, friars, London, wine merchants, June 22 at 11, Court of Bank
(lately carrying on business in Manchester in co-partnership ruptcy, London, div.-Jas. Oliver Mason, John Mason, and with Joshua Crowther and William Dickinson the younger, Alfred Mason, New Broad-street, London, merchants, June ander the style or firm of Crowther, Dickinson, & Cave), 23 at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, London, div.-Thomas Rad. June 7 and July 4 at 11, District Court of Bankruptcy, ford, Noble-street, London, and Manchester, warehouseman, Bristol : Off. Ass. Miller; Sols. Bevan & Girling, Bristol. June 17 at 1, Court of Bankruptcy, London, div.-William - Petition filed May 23.
| Nash, Noble-street, London, woollen warehouseman, June 19 JOHN HOLMES and ROBERT HOLMES, Sheffield, at 1, Court of Bankruptcy, London, fin. div. - James Green,
Yorkshire, builders, dealers and chapmen, (carrying on Northampton, carpenter, June 19 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, business at Sheffield under the style or firm of John Holmes London, div. - James Murray, Gresham-st., London, woollen & Son), June 10 and July 1 at 10, District Court of Bank warehouseman, June 19 at 1, Court of Bankruptcy, London, ruptcy, Sheffield : Off. Ass. Brewin ; Sols. Branson & Son, fin. div.-1. I. Nunes and A. 1. Nunes, Hackney, Middlesex, Sheffield.-Petition dated and filed May 20.
merchants, June 22 at 1, Court of Bankruptcy, London, JAMES BURGIN, Sheffield, Yorkshire, tailor, draper, and fin. div.-Herbert Ashton and Stewart Spriggs, Alderman. haberdasher, (carrying on business at Sheffield under the bury, London, warehousemen, June 22 at 12, Court of Bank. style or firm of James Burgin & Co.), June 10 and July 1 ruptcy, London, div.-T. Newbould the younger, Sheffield, at 10, District Court of Bankruptcy, Sheffield : Off. Ass. Yorkshire, merchant, June 22 at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, Brewin ; Sols. Hoole & Yeomans, Sheffield.-Petition dated London, fin. div.-H. Bates and C. Hitchman, Addle-street, and filed May 20.
London, and Bristol and Birmingham, straw-plait dealers, June SAMUEL CRANE FOX, Liverpool, wine and spirit mer 22 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London, fin. div. sep. est. of
chant, (carrying on business under the style or firm of H. Bates.-W. Cobbelt, Bear-gardens, Surrey, plumber, June John Fox & Son), June 6 and 26 at 11, District Court of | 22 at 1, Court of Bankruptcy, London, div.-John Preston, Bankruptcy, Liverpool: Off, Ass. Cazenove; Sols. Min- King's Arms-yard, Moorgate-street, London, woollen wareshull & Horner, Liverpool.- Petition filed May 22.
houseman, June 22 at 1, Court of Bankruptcy, London, div. CROSBY LEIGHTON, Liverpool, grocer, dealer and chap-1 -- John Plimmer, Britten-street, Chelsea, Middlesex, brewer, man, June 8 and 30 at 11, District Court of Bankruptcy, June 22 at 2, Court of Bankruptcy, London, div.-Thomas Liverpool : Off. Ass. Turner; Sol. Williams, Liverpool. Chew and John Chew, Little Moorfields, Cripplegate Without, Petition filed May 23.
| London, livery-stable keepers, June 16 at half-past 11, Court