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Reports of Cases

RELATING TO .

COMMERCE, MANUFACTURES,

&c. &c.

DETERMINED IN

THE COURTS OF COMMON LAW,

AT NISI PRIUS AND IN BANC,

IN

1828–1829.

WITH PRACTICAL NOTES.

BY

F. M. DANSON, ESQ., AND J. H. LLOYD, ESQ.

OF THE INNER TEMPLE, BARRISTERS AT LAW.

VOL. I.

LONDON:

PRINTED BY A. STRAHAN,
LAW-PRINTER TO THE KING'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY ;
FOR SAUNDERS AND BENNING,
(SUCCESSORS TO J. BUTTERWORTH AND SON,)

43. FLEET-STREET.

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PREFACE.

The design of the work now offered to the Mercantile Public, and to the Profession, is to present, in a simple and compendious form, a Series of Decisions at Common Law on questions which, both in number and importance, now occupy the chief place in the business of the Courts. The proposed advantages are these : that Cases scattered indiscriminately through a great number of Reports are here brought under one view; that much of the cumbrous detail of facts, which serve rather to embarrass than assist the judgment, is retrenched ; that, unless in cases of novelty or peculiar importance, the arguments at the bar are condensed into what seemed to be their substance and effect; and that, in the Notes and Commentary accompanying the Text, an attempt is made to bring out the legal principle, and explain the application of it to the case under consideration; occasionally, on some interesting subject, to illustrate the progress of opinion by an historical deduction of the cases; and sometimes, with deference, to point out what seemed to be a departure

from acknowledged principles or established rules.

How far the proposed end has been answered, it remains for others to judge. The Reporters can only pledge themselves for general accuracy, and claim no credit except for pains-taking diligence.

TABLE

OF

THE CASES REPORTED

IN THIS VOLUME.

Page

228

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Page Biggs and Others, AsABERDEIN, Parry v.

signees, v. Fellows 121 Allan, Blandy v. 22 Bishop v. Chambre

83 and Another, As Blandford, Carpenter v. 175 signees, v. Sugrue 188 Blandy v. Allan

22 Armitage v. Berry 218 Boorman v. Nash

269 Arthur, Margitson v. 157 Bradley v. Waterhouse and Atkinson and Others v. Bell 93 Others

Bright and Others, Jones v. 304
Brownhill, Ex parte

277 Burleigh and Others, Exe

cutors, v. Platt, AdminisBailey, surviving Assignee, tratrix

v. Čulverwell and Others 176 Bank of England, De La Chaumette v.

318 Bartram v. Fairbrother and Another

| Calvert and Another v. GorBeavan, Scott v.

301
don, Executrix

173 Beckett and Another v. Case Carpenter v. Blandford 175

and Others, Assignees 103 Carrington, Ferguson and Bell, Atkinson and Others v. 93 | Another v.

198 Berry, Armitage v. 218 Case and Others, Assignees, Best v. Saunders

183 Beckett and Another v. 103

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