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must do equity, whereby purchasers would be involved to maintain his wife. Sir J. L. Knight Bruce, V. C., in inquiries into the relations between husband and said, “ There is so much of moral justice, and so much wife, their property, and means of maintenance.” And fairness and convenience, in the Lord Chancellor's decithis decision has been affirmed by the Lord Chancellor. sion in Sturges v. Champneys, (5 My. & C. 102), that The marginal note appears to state correctly the decision it would, I suppose, be a matter of general regret if and the doctrine of the Court. The petitioner, Eliza- it were held by the House of Lords not to be accordbeth Tidd, was, under her father's will, equitably ing to law.” Here, then, is a decision that the wife has entitled for her life to the income of freehold, copyhold, a right to a settlement out of her life income when she and personal estates. She married W. Tidd after her comes as a plaintiff, and not on the ground of her husfather's death, without a settlement. A bill was filed band's desertion or insolvency, or by help of the rule to have the estate administered, and a receiver was ap- that he who asks equity must do equity, which was the pointed, who, by a subsequent order, was directed to ground upon which, in Sturges v. Champneys, the wife's pay the balance of the income, after defraying certain equity was enforced against the husband's assignees in outgoings, to W. Tidd and Elizabeth his wife, or to the insolvency, applying to have a term taken out of the wife alone, if she survived, until further order. In the way. Lord Cottenham, however, expressly recognised meantime, Tidd and his wife had joined in a security, the authority of those cases in which the equity was by lease and release, fine, and covenant to surrender the allowed to the wife, claiming it as plaintiff. “Equity," devised copy holds, which, for a pecuniary consideration said his Lordship, “though it follows the law, and paid by H. Beg borough to W. Tidd, purported to therefore gives to the husband or his assignee the life charge an annuity in favour of Begborough on Mrs. estate of the wife, yet it withholds its assistance for the Tidd's life interest. Afterwards a mortgage of Mrs. purpose until it has secured to the wife the means of Tidd's life interest was made, by similar assurances, in subsistence.” If this be the principle, and if, as is favour of Mary Bassil. Subsequently Mrs. Tidd pre-settled, this equity is enforced against the husband's sented a petition, stating that for many years her hus- assignees in insolvency, or even his assignees under a band had not maintained her; that he was then receiving voluntary disposition for the benefit of creditors, (Pryor parochial relief; and asking that the receiver might be v. Hill, 4 Bro. C. C. 139), in the case of a life income, is directed to pay the whole of the income of the trust it not absurd to say that there is a distinction between property to her, except as to the income arising from the a particular assignee and creditors in the case of a freeholds, if it should appear that she had effectually life income, though there is none in the case of a gross conveyed her interest in the freeholds. The petition sum ? Surely the equity of the wife is as good as the was dismissed, but, having regard to what fell from the equity of her children; or if it be not, then a wife Court in Wilkinson v. Charlesworth, (10 Beav. 324), without children, and past the age of childbearing, without costs.

would have no equity against a particular assignee, The case was decided on the authority of Elliott v. even of a gross sum. Even in the case of a life inCordell (5 Mad. 149) and Stanton v. Hali

, (2 Russ. & come, the wife's children may be as much interested M. 175), and on reasoning which may be thus stated in its preservation as herself. And where can be the from the Lord Chancellor's judgment :-“When the difference between insolvency at the time of the assigninterest of the wife is a sum in gross, the wife's ment, and insolvency subsequent to it? The presumpequity attaches for the benefit of herself and her chil- tion is, that the husband has exhausted his own means dren. There is no doubt or ambiguity about the prin- before he lays his hands by anticipation on his wife's ciple; the relation alone gives her the right, and no income. His wife would be protected against the purchaser can be deceived. The case is not the same claims of his creditors generally, but not against one of where the Court has to deal with a life interest. As those creditors claiming under an assignment made the between the husband and wife, the Court never de- day before the bankruptcy. “It would be inconveprives him of the income of the fund with a view of nient that purchasers should become involved in inquimaking a settlement on the wife, but follows the course ries into the relations between husband and wife,” &c. of the common law in giving the husband the fund. With all respect to the Court, we must say that such By marriage and duty he becomes the purchaser of that an argument scarcely deserves notice. If it were worth which is naturally applicable to their joint maintenance. attention, it would have equal force against the wife’s If

, indeed, he fail in the discharge of his duty—if he claim in respect of a gross sum. No doubt the wife's deserts her—this Court will not help him to get at the equity is an inconvenient obstacle in the way of dealfund. But this is done only because the husband has ings with her property; and it was intended to be so, failed to perform his duties. Now, to involve a pur- in order to prevent a greater inconvenience—her own chaser of the wife's life interest in inquiries how far and her children’s destitution. the husband may be doing his duty in disposing of his This absurd distinction between a life interest and a wife's interest would be highly inconvenient.” So far gross sum is, in fact, a mere remnant of the distinction his Lordship seemed to be perfectly satisfied with the formerly insisted upon, but, after much fluctuation of decision on principle; but he proceeded to hint that authority, at length exploded, between the husband's the distinction might not be altogether satisfactory, general assignees for creditors and his particular asand finally relied on the inexpediency of disturbing signee. (See 1 Rop. Husb. & Wife, 268 et seq.) the authorities.

As between the husband himself and the wife, there But whether the authorities are in a perfectly settled is a shew of reason (or rather of consistency) in saying, state may be a question. Elliott v. Cordell and Stanton that, so long as he lives with and maintains her, he 5. Hall fully support the decision and doctrine in Tidd shall receive her income. That reason ceases when, V. Lister. There is, however, a case of Wortham v. by assigning it over to a stranger, he puts that source Pemberton, (1 De G. & S. 644), in which the doctrine of maintenance out of his power. But even as against that the husband is entitled to receive or to assign his the husband himself, not insolvent or deserting his wife's life income, if he is not insolvent, was rejected. wife, we have seen that a settlement of the life income There a bill was filed by a married woman, legal tenant will be enforced; (Wortham v. Pemberton); and it has in tail, subject to a jointure term, seeking, as against never been pretended that the assignee can be in a her husband, a settlement of the income to which she better position than the husband was in at the time of was entitled as tenant in tail; and a settlement during the assignment. Again: if the husband is entitled to the joint lives of the husband and wife, if the term the wife's income as a fund for their joint maintenance, should so long endure, was directed, without any ques- and is entitled to assign it, he should be equally entition being made of the husband's 'solvency or ability tled to assign the income of a gross fund belonging to the wife. But the settlement directed against an as- as strictly as a new boiler to a steam-engine is for the signee always includes the income.

purposes of a manufacturer? In Wilkinson v. Charlesworth and Marsack v. Lister Take, for instance, those most useful and, in the pre(10 Beav. 324) the doctrine was laid down in the only sent state of reporting, indispensable publications, the way in which, as we conceive, it can be laid down annual and other indexes to the Reports—they must be without inconsistency; and the Master of the Rolls continually renewed. I have just replaced my Chitty's distinctly asserted the existence of the wife's equity in Equity Index; the old edition is not worth more shil. respect of her life income—“ It has been, as far as I lings than it cost pounds; yet the commissioners tell me know, the constant practice in this court to give effect neither the loss upon the old nor the cost of the new is to the equity of the wife in respect of her life interest." a sum expended for the purpose of my profession. It After referring to the argument, that the husband i would puzzle any one to say for what other purpose it is a purchaser of his wife's life income, his Lordship was expended. Everybody knows that upon a law said, “ The whole argument is at variance with the library of moderate extent a hundred pounds is spent ordinary practice of this Court. When a husband ap- and lost in a very few years: to treat that loss as no plies for payment of money, either principal or inte diminution of professional profits is manifestly absurd; rest, to which he is entitled in right of his wife, the yet the commissioners so construe the act. first questions are—whether the money for which he

A BARRISTER. asks is subject to any settlement already made; and, if not, whether the wife consents to the payment desired being made to her husband. If she does not, the next

London Bazettes. question is, what settlement should be made; and if necessary, it is referred to the Master to inquire into

FRIDAY, APRIL 14. the subject. Except under special circumstances, she has not been held entitled to have the whole of the

BANKRUPTS. capital fund settled upon herself and her children, or THOMAS ASHLEY, Coleman-street, Camberwell, Sarrey, to have the whole of her income secured to be paid licensed victualler, April 22 at half-past 12, and May 26 at to herself alone, wholly excluding her husband; and

half.past 11, Court of Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass. there may be cases in which, under the circumstances,

Cannan; Sols. Dimmock & Burby, 2, Suffolk-lane, Cannon. she may not be held entitled to have any settlement WILLIAM HENRY DEAN, Fleet-street, London, auc,

street.-Petition filed April 3. made out of the particular fund in question.

tioneer and wine merchant, dealer and chapman, April 25 But the title of the husband having been considered

at half-past 2, and May 23 at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, subject to the wife's equity to a settlement, the matter London : Off. Ass. Graham ; Sol. Levy, 14, Arundel-st., is always inquired into." His Lordship then observed, Strand.-Petition filed April 11. that the observations of Lord Hardwicke in Bond v. DESIRE LEBLOND, Southwark-bridge-road, Surrey, bat Simmons, (3 Atk. 20), and of Sir T. Clarke in Sleech manufacturer, April 22 at half-past 11, and June 3 at halfv. Torrington, (2 Ves. sen. 560), were probably founded past 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Pennell; on the notion, since overruled, that the life interest of Sols. Baker & Parson, 9, Pancras-lane. — Petition dated the wife was not a subject upon which her equity for April 11. a settlement could attach; but it is now settled, that HENRY ANSTEY and WILLIAM WALTON, Birming, the husband is not entitled to his wife's life interest

ham, drapers, April 27 and May 25 at 10, District Court of otherwise than subject to her equity for a settlement.

Bankruptcy, Birmingham : Off. Ass. Christie ; Sols. Mot. It thus appears that the doctrine in Elliott v. Cor

teram & Knight, Birmingham; Sale & Co., Manchester.dell and ridd. v. Lister is not only wholly untenable JAMES RISDEN, Camborne, Cornwall, mercer, draper,

Petition dated April 6. upon principle, but also contrary to very respectable

tailor, dealer and chapman, April 25 and May 15 at 1, Disauthority.

trict Court of Bankruptcy, Exeter : Off. Ass. Hirtzel ;

Sols. Rooker & Co., Plymouth ; Stogdon, Exeter.-PetiCorrespondence.

tion filed April 4. ROBERT ROBERTS, Liverpool, tailor and draper, May 1

and 22 at 11, District Court of Bankruptcy, Liverpool : INCOME TAX.

Off. Ass. Cazenove; Sols. Thornely & Jevons, Liverpool. JURIST."

- Petition filed April 10. SIR,- I am not sure that this comes within the limits JOSEPH MOSS, May 1 and 22 at 11, District Court of of The Jurist, although the subject is one in which

Bankruptcy, Liverpool : Off. Ass. Cazenove ; Sols. Winthe Profession are interested, particularly now that we

stanley & Charnley, Preston ; Evans & Son, Liverpool.

Petition filed March 18. have an increased and increasing income tax in pro-WILLIAM SUTCLIFFE, Enfield, within Clayton-le-Moors, spect; if it does, I shall feel obliged by its insertion.

Lancashire, builder, dealer and chapman, April 27 and May In making my return for assessment to the income

18 at 12, District Court of Bankruptcy, Manchester : Of. tax, I deducted the average loss on my law books. On Ass. Hernaman ; Sol. Hall, Accrington. - Petition filed appeal to the special commissioners, they refused to March 29. allow me any deduction whatever. Such, it appears, is JOHN WHITAKER ROWBOTTOM, (sometimes trading their rule; but it is, I submit, unauthorised by the act. in the name of John Rowbottom), Halifax, Yorkshire, boiler

By the third rule, sect. 100 of the act, for estimating maker and millwright, dealer and chapman, May 4 and 26 the balance of profits and gains in the case of a trade,

at 11, District Court of Bankruptcy, Leeds : Off. Ass. &c., and which, as far as applicable, is extended to pro

Young ; Sols. Wavell & Co., Halifax. — Petition dated fessions, it is declared, “that no deduction shall be April 12. made for any sum expended for the supply, or repairs, JOHN ROBINSON, Hexham, Northumberland, currier and

leather merchant, dealer and chapman, April 25 and May or alterations of any implements, utensils, or articles

23 at 12, District Court of Bankruptcy, Newcastle-uponemployed for the purpose of such trade, &c. beyond the sum usually expended for such purposes according

Tyne: Off. Ass. Baker ; Sols. Fleming, Newcastle-upon

Tyne; Bell & Co., Bow-churchyard, London. - Petition to an average of the three years preceding.” That is, filed April 6. that the average sum so expended may be deducted.

MEETINGS. Now, what are law books but articles employed for

Thomas Minnitt, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, seed merprofessional purposes ? and when old works or old edi- chant, May 12 at 10, District Court of Bankruptcy, Nottingtions become useless, and new ones are purchased, what ham, pr. d. - Edwin Cottrill, Redditch, Worcestershire, is that but a supply or reparation for those purposes, linendraper, May 6 at 10, District Court of Bankruptcy, Bir

TO THE EDITOR OF

THE

mingham, last ex.-John Huxtable, Frome Selwood, Somer.

INSOLVENT DEBTORS setsbire, silversmith, April 25 at 12, District Court of Bank. Who have filed their Petitions in the Court of Bankruptcy, raptcy, Bristol, last ex.-L. D. Shields, Lime-street, London, and have obtained an Interim Order for Protection from merebant, April 29 at half-past 11, Court of Bankruptcy, Process. London, aud. ac.-James Roberts, Coal Harbour, Blackwall, Middlesex, wood merchant, April 29 at 12, Court of Bank. County Court of Gloucestershire, at Bristol.-John Sturt,

Wm. Phipps, Bristol, coachmaker, May 11 at half-past 10, raptcy, London, aud. ac.; May 5 at 1, div.-John Taylor Bristol, out of business, May 18 at half.past 10, County the younger, Charlton, Kent, builder, April 29 at 12, Court of Court of Gloucestershire, at Bristol. - Thomas Elliott, Island Bankruptcy, London, aud. ac.-T. Eastgate, Churton-street, of Portland, Dorsetshire, out of employ, May 11 at 10, County Pimlico, and Tothill-st, Westminster, Middlesex, shoe sales- Court of Dorsetshire, at Weymouth. -John Watson Holtum, man, April 29 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London, aud. ac.- St. Dunstan, Kent, licensed victualler, April 25 at 11, County James Crofts, Threadneedle-st., London, mine share broker, Court of Kent, at Canterbury.-David Rutherford, BlackMay 4 at 2, Court of Bankruptcy, London, aud. ac. Francis burn, Lancashire, draper, May 1 at 11, County Court of Paron, Bloomsbury-square, Middlesex, scrivener, May, 4 at Lancashire, at Blackburn.—John T. Seear, Hemel Hempsted, 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London, aud. ac.--Wm. Kidston Hertfordshire, shoemaker, April 21 at 11, County Court of and Filmer Kidston, North-street, Sidney-street, Mile-end, Hertfordshire, at St. Albans.-J. Holles, Hemel Hempsted, Middleses, and Liverpoɔl.st., Bishopsgate, London, medical Hertfordshire, April 21 at 11, County Court of Hertfordshire, and general fitters, April 25 at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, at St. Albans. Francis John Pulley, St. Albans, Hertford. London, aud. ac.; May 11 at 11, div.-Wm. Grand, Lower shire, watchmaker, April 21 at 10, County Court of HertTottenhamn, Middlesex, builder, May 9 at 12, Court of Bank. fordshire, at St. Albans.-James Cox, Macclesfield, Cheshire, raptey, London, aud. ac.-Charles Housley, Broad-street, fishmonger, April 27 at 11, County Court of Cheshire, at MacGolden-square, Middlesex, surgeon, May 9 at 11, Court of clesfield. - Alfred Thomas Plater, Thame, Oxfordshire, car. Bankruptcy, London, aud. ac. - James Evans and George penter, April 26 at 12, County Court of Oxfordshire, at Devey, Britton Ferry Iron Works, Glamorgansbire, iron Thame.-L. Ashton, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, grocer, masters, May 18 at 11, District Court of Bankruptcy, Bristol, April 20 at 12, County Court of Lancashire, at Ashton-underaud. ac.; May 19 at 11, div.-Wm. Ellis, Liverpool, printer, Lyne.-W. Wilkins, Burnham, Somersetshire, coach manu. April 24 at 11, District Court of Bankruptcy, Liverpool, aud. facturer, May 5 at 11, County Court of Somersetsbire, at ac. --Edward J. Inchley, Drayton, Leicestershire, corn dealer, Axbridge.-jas. Lawton, Oldham, Lancashire, grocer, April May 4 at 12, District Court of Bankruptcy, Birmingham, 21 at 12, County Court of Lancashire, at Oldham.—Thomas and. ac. John Hodges and John F. Hodges, New Bond.st., Harris, Corsham, Wiltshire, grocer, April 19 at half-past 12, Middlesex, hosiers, May 6 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, Lon County Court of Wiltshire, at Chippenham.- Joseph Taman, don, div. – Henry Whitmore, Stockport, Cheshire, tailor, Boston, Lincolnshire, tailor, May 4 at 10, County Court of May 6 at 2, Court of Bankruptcy, London, div. - George Lincolnshire, at Boston. Winter and James Winter, Hastings, Sussex, builders, May 9 at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, London, div.-Mos8 Samuel, The following Persons, who were ordered to be brought up Castle-street, Houndsditch, London, dealer in watches, May 5 before Mr. Commissioner MURPHY, on April 26, at the at 1, Court of Bankruptcy, London, div.- James Gibney, Court-house, in Portugal-street, Lincoln's-inn, to be dealt Nottingham, currier, May 5 at 10, District Court of Bank. with according to the Statute, will not be heard on their ruptcy, Nottingham, aud. ac. and div.-Robert Lea, Gran. Petitions on that Day, but on April 28 at 10 precisely :tham, Lincolnshire, draper, May 5 at 19, District Court of

James East.-Harry Guerin.-John Frederick Sharman. Bankruptcy, Nottingham, div.-Philip Jones, Llangattock, - Richard Connor.- James Austen.-Charles Thos. Butter. Monmouthshire, banker, May 19 at 11, District Court of field.--Henry Pimm. - Eliab Blacknell Breton. Thomas Bankruptcy, Bristol, div.-Wm. Brunton, Bradford, York. Barrett.-John Foster. shire, joiner, May 5 at 11, District Court of Bankruptcy,

Final Orders.-Peter Charles Burrell.-William Robert Leeds, div.-Wm. Thomas the younger, Haworth, Yorkshire, Wright.-Philip Kirkby.--Henry Crockett. ---John Earle. worsted spinner, May 5 at 11, District Court of Bankruptcy,

Adjourned. - Isaac Smith.John Pritchard. Leeds, div.-Joseph Horne, Leeds, Yorkshire, dyer, May 5 at 11, District Court of Bankruptcy, Leeds, div. - Luke The following Persons, who, on their several Petitions filed in Palfreyman, Sheffield, Yorkshire, scrivener, May 6 at 10, the Court, have obtained Interim Orders for Protection District Court of Bankruptcy, Sheffield, div.

from Process, are required to appear in Court as herein. CERTIFICATES.

afler mentioned, at the Court-house, in Portugal-street,

Lincoln's Inn, as follows, to be examined and dealt with To be allowed, unless Cause be shewn to the contrary on or according to the Statute:before the Day of Meeting.

May 1 at 11, before the Chier COMMISSIONER. George Winter and James Winter, Hastings, Sussex, Thos. Vaux, Melina-place, Westminster-road, St. Georgebuilders, May 9 at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, London.-James the-Martyr, Southwark, Surrey, bouse agent.-Wm. Charles Paul the elder, Southsea, Portsea, Southampton, brewer, May Harris, North End, Croydon, Surrey, foreman to a coach. 5 at half-past 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London.-George builder. Brooks, Tanbridge Wells, Kent, tailor, May 5 at 2, Court of Bankraptcy, London. -- Benjamin Parfiti, Artillery-street, The following Prisoners are ordered to be brought up before Bermondsey, Surrey, stonemason, May 5 at 12, Court of the Court, in Portugal-street, to be examined and dealt Bankruptcy, London.- Charles Housley, Broad-st., Golden- with according to the Statute:square, Middlesex, surgeon, May 5 at 11, Court of Bank.

April 28 at 10, before the CHIEF COMMISSIONER. ruptey, London.- Thomas Evans, Manchester, ironmonger,

Henry Houghton, Corrogated-row, Bermondsey, Surrey, May 8 at 12. (and not April 26, as before advertised), District out of business. Thomas Bristow, Wardour-street, Soho, Court of Bankruptcy, Manchester.

Robert Hammond, Ripon, Middlesex, dairyman.-John Tench, Blacks-road, Bridgebuilder, May 5 at 11, District Court of Bankruptcy, Leeds.James Dowell

, Birmingham, chemist, May 11 at 10, District road, and Upper Mall, Hammersmith, Middlesex, engineer. Court of Bankruptcy, Birmingham.

April 28 at 10, before Mr. Commissioner MURPHY. To be granted, unless an Appeal be duly entered.

Jonathan Bath, High-st., Camden-town, Middlesex, retailer

of beer.-John Stone, Windmill-st., Finsbury-square, MidWm. H. Dee, Cambridge, plumber.-10. Hesketh, Black- dlesex, cheesemonger.- John Wallace, Hays-mews, Berkeleyburo, Lancashire, cotton manufacturer. - James M. Colm, Man.

square, Middlesex, groom.-George Kitchen, Greville-street, chester, waste dealer.

Hatton-garden, Middlesex, cheesemonger.
Scotch SEQUESTRATIONS.

April 29 at 11, before Mr. Commissioner PailLIPS. Thomas Besl, Aberdeen, merchant. - Angus Macyregor, James Knapp the elder, Summer-cottages, WistenbergEdinbargh, doctor of medicine.-Wm. Shaw, Kilsyth, Stir- grove, Clapham, Surrey, out of business.- Charles Longland, lingshire, manufacturer.-Robert Graham, Glasgow, boarding- Britannia-row, Hoxton ; High Hill Ferry, Clapton; and Golhoase keeper.-Curry, M'Farlane, go Co., Glasgow, commis den-lane, Middlesex, staymaker.---Thos. Davis, Princes-st., sion merchants.

Bedford-row, Middlesex, milkman.-Berndt Farding, Jewryst., Minories, London, master mariner.-Thos. Francis Pem. JOHN SUMMARSELL, Little York-place, St. Marylebone, berton Thompson, Upper Stamford-street, Blackfriars-road, Middlesex, carpenter, builder, and undertaker, April 29 and Surrey, out of business.

June 3 at 1, Court of Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Pen. May 1 at 10, before the CAIEF COMMISSIONER.

nell ; Sols. Hare & Whitfield, 1, Court, Temple.-Petition James Brown, Wellington-place, Back-road, St. George's.

dated April 11.

MEETINGS. in-the-East, Middlesex, out of business. May 1 at 11, before Mr. Commissioner PhilliPS.

John Delaney, Mark-lane, London, wine merchant, May 3 Edwin Powell, York-place, Portman-square, Middlesex, in and Wm. W. Garrett, Rathbone-place, Oxford-street, Mid

at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London, aud. ac.—Thos. Davis no business.

dlesex, export oilmen, April 29 at 1, Court of Bankruptcy, April 25 at 10, before Mr. Commissioner Murphy.

London, aud. ac.Joseph Vince, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, Adjourned Hearing.

shoemaker, April 29 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London, aud. Samuel Wood Grades, Warwick-street, Pimlico, and St.

ac.Thomas William Thame, Greenwich, Kent, ironmonger, James's-terrace, Middlesex, gentleman.

April 29 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London, and. ac.-H. County Court of Lancashire, at Lancaster. Assignees have of Bankruptcy, London, aud. ac.John Bergtheil

, Winches.

Whitmore, Stockport, Cheshire, tailor, April 29 at 1, Court been appointed in the following Cases:

ter-buildings, London, merchant, April 29 at 1, Court of Wm. Moon, Preston, out of business, No. 77,731; James Bankruptcy, London, aud. ac.-John Kay, Prestwich, near Carr, assignee. - Peter Johnstone, Blackburn, out of business, Manchester, calico manufacturer, May 3 at 12, District Court No. 77,778 ; Wm. Jardine, assignee.-Wm. Taylor, Grim- of Bankruptcy, Manchester, aud. ac. ; May 10 at 12, div.shaw-park, Blackburn, earthenware manufacturer, No. 77,763; James M. Colm, Manchester, waste dealer, May 1 at 12, DisGeorge Baron, assignee.- Edwin Townley, Ardwick, Man trict Court

of Bankruptcy, Manchester, aud. ac. - Robert chester, butter merchant, No. 77,727; Matthew Newton Rutherford, St. John's, Newfoundland, merchant, May 9 at Welch, assignee.- Edward Nicholson Davis, Manchester, silk 12, District Court of Bankruptcy, Manchester, and. ac.; manufacturer, No. 77,847 ; John Dean, assignee.-Jas. Chap- May 10 at 12, dir.-H. Lewis and James Hervey, Halifax, man, Oldham, joiner, No. 77,726 ; Thomas Hall, assignee.

Yorkshire, spirit merchants, April 27 at 11, District Court of The following Prisoners are ordered to be brouyht up before Bankruptcy, Leeds, aud. ac. - Duncan Jenkins, Mile-end.

a Judge of the County Court, to be examined and dealt road, Middlesex, licensed victualler, May 9 at 11, Court of with according to the Statute :

Bankruptcy, London, div.-Richard Northover, Skinner-st.,

Bishopsgate-street, and Cheapside, London, lint manufacAt the County Court of Lancashire, at LANCASTER,

turer, May 9 at 1, Court of Bankruptcy, London, div.-R. April 28 at 12.

F. Miller, Hammersmith, Middlesex, coach builder, May 9 Peter Donnelly, Bootle, near Liverpool, stevedore. -John at 1, Court of Bankruptcy, London, div.-Joseph White, Winterbottom, Ashton-under-Lyne, out of business.-E. P. East Cowes, Isle of Wight, Southampton, ship builder, May 9 Downs, Ashton-under-Lyne, surgeon.-Thomas Greenhaigh, at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, London, div.-John Todd, Nem. Manchester, cotton spinner.—Jesse Lee, Bacup, stonemason. castle-upon-Tyne, distiller, May 9 at 12, District Court of -Edmund Taylor, Rochdale, cotton-waste spinner.-Robert Bankruptcy, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, first and fin. div. Leyland, Chorley, joiner.- Joseph Bridge, Preston, grocer.

CERTIFICATES. - Uriah Booth, Ashton-under-Lyne, engine driver.- Joshua Hibbert, Droylsden, near Manchester, felt maker.-William To be allowed, unless Cause be shewn to the contrary on or

before the Day of Meeting. Baldwin, Accrington, out of business. — Joshua Porrett, Burnley, out of business.-Thomas Jones, Liverpool, painter.

James Cowderoy, Hammersmith, Middlesex, omnibus pro- Matthew Siggs, Liverpool, agent for the purchase and sale prietor, May 10 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London.-Thoof horses. - John Bromley, Ancoats, Manchester, cowkeeper.

mas Ward, Goswell-street, Middlesex, hosier, May 10 at half- Andrew Chadwick, Salford, licensed victualler. --William past 1, Court of Bankruptcy, London.-Wm. Hart, Chester, Morrison, Liverpool, out of business.-Edward Turton, Shef- banker, May 10 at 12, District Court of Bankruptcy, Man. field, out of business.—Joseph Charlesworth, Ardwick, Manchester.—John Kay, Prestwich, near Manchester, calico mangchester, fruiterer.-- Alexander Henderson, Manchester, sta- facturer, May 10 at 12, District Court of Bankruptcy, Man. tioner.-Joseph Fishwick, Hulme, Manchester, grocer.-Jas.

chester. Willis, Little Bolton, Bolton-le-Moors, commission agent. To be granted, unless an Appeal be duly entered. - Samuel Hope, Little Bolton, Bolton-le-Moors, brass Richard L. Swallow, Park-terrace, Battersea-fields, Sur. founder.

rey, licensed victualler. At the County Court of Northumberland, at MORPETH,

PARTNERSHIP DISSOLVED.
April 28 at 10.

Charles Hunt and John Hunt Thursfield, Wednesbury, Matthew Hall, North Shields, butcher.

Staffordshire, attornies and solicitors.
At the County Court of Warwickshire, at WARWICK,

Scotch SEQUESTRATIONS.
May 1 at 10.

Wm. Irvine Rowell, Glasgow, merchant. -John K. Clark, Henry Youell, Birmingham, out of business.

Glasgow, merchant.
At the County Court of Hampshire, at SOUTHAMPTON,

INSOLVENT DEBTORS
May 5.

Who have filed their Petitions in the Court of Bankruptcy, Henry Petty, Southampton, carpenter.

and have obtained an Interim Order for Protection from At the County Court of Gloucestershire, at BRISTOL, Process. May 4 at half-past 10.

Mary Travis, Waterloo, Sephton, Lancashire, teacher, April Adjourned Hearing.

24 at 10, County Court of Lancashire, at Liverpool.-George Charles Pickture, Bristol, furniture broker.

Bowes, Liverpool, grocer, April 24 at 10, County Court of

Lancashire, at Liverpool. - Thomas O'Neill, Liverpool, tailor, TUESDAY, APRIL 18.

April 24 at 10, County, Court of Lancashire, at Liverpool.

Richard Fletcher, Liverpool, lamp manufacturer, April 24 at BANKRUPTS.

10, County Court of Lancashire, at Liverpool.- Margaret JAMES HENRY THOMAS VAUGHAN HUGHES, Bonfield, Liverpool, furniture broker, April 24 at 10, County

Westbourne-grove, Bayswater, Middlesex, chemist, drug. Court of Lancashire, at Liverpool.--Edwin Allen, Berrow, gist, apothecary, and surgeon, dealer and chapman, April Worcestershire, butcher, May 8 at 10, County Court of Wor. 25 and May 23 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London: Of. cestershire, at Upton-upon-Severn.- Charles Jackson, Moul. Ass. Johnson ; Sol. Buchanan, 8, Basinghall-street. sham, Chelmsford, Essex, carpenter, May 10 at 12, County Petition filed April 13.

Court of Essex, at Chelmsford. Grove Hazelton, Ingatestone, CHARLES BRAMER, Sheffield, Yorkshire, wood dealer, Essex, hay dealer, May 10 at 12, County Court of Esses, at dealer and chapman, April 29 and May 27 at 10, District Chelmsford. - John Richmond, St. Andrew-the-Less, CanCourt of Bankruptcy, Sheffield : Off. Ass. Brewin ; Sol. bridgeshire, baker, April 28 at 10, County Court of CamRyalls, Sheffield. -- Petition dated April 13.

bridgeshire, at Cambridge.-George Emery, Gamlingay, Cambridgeshire, boot maker, April 28 at 10, County Court of Regent-square, Gray’s-inn-road, Middlesex, clerk in holy Cambridgeshire, at Cambridge. - John Wihorkson, Harland, orders: in the Debtors Prison for London and Middlesex. Derbyshire, beer-shop keeper, May 10 at 11, County Court M. Bromhead, Leather-lane, Holborn, Middlesex, butcher : of Derbyshire, at Chesterfield.-Wm. Linn, Brighton, Sussex, in the Debtors Prison for London and Middlesex.-John cabinet maker, April 22 at 10, County Court of Sussex, at Dallor, Blackfriars-road, Surrey, auctioneer : in the Gaol of Brighton.- Thomas Brown, Hove, Sussex, baker, April 22 at Surrey.-George Thomas Hiller, Great Cambridge-street, 10, County Court of Sussex, at Brighton.- Walter Triggs, Hackney-road, Middlesex, general merchant: in the Debtors Chichester, Sussex, whitesmith, May 10 at 11, County Court Priso for London and Middlesex.-John Patrick Somers, of Sussex, at Chichester.-James Bidwell, Chesterton, Cam. Cambridge-street, Eccleston-square, Pimlico, Middlesex, in bridgeshire, tailor, April 28 at 10, County Court of Cam- no profession : in the Queen's Prison.Henry John Hirst, bridgeshire, at Cambridge.

Grove-road, Brixton, Surrey, not in any trade: in the Queen's The following Persons, who, on their several Petitions filed in bush, Middlesex, builder : in the Debtors Prison for London

Prison.-Francis John Atifield, Waterloo-place, Shepherd'sthe Court, have obtained Interim Orders for Protection from and Middlesex. - David Cocksworth, Broadway, Ludgate hill, Process, are required to appear in Court as hereinafter London, grocer : in the Debtors Prison for London and Midmentioned, at the Court-house, in Portugal-street, Lin. dlesex. - Edward Flanagan, Molyneux-street, Edgeware-road, coln's Inn, as follows, to be examined and dealt with Middlesex, out of employment in the Debtors Prison for according to the Statute :-

London and Middlesex.-Charles Nichols, Great Portland-st., May 3 at 10, before the CHIEF COMMISSIONER. Oxford-street, Middlesex, house painter : in the Debtors PriJohn Harrington, Grafton-place, Euston-square, Middle. son for London and Middlesex.--- Neocles Gaspard Mussabini, sex, dealer in toys.-Edward A. Bardouleau, Great Winches. Hunter-street, Brunswick-square, Middlesex, political writer : ter-street, London, clerk to an attorney.-John T. Carey, in the Debtors Prison for London and Middlesex.-William St. Alban's-terrace, Vauxhall-bridge-road, Middlesex, sta- Thomas Lambert, Jermyn-street, St. James's, Middlesex, tuary.

patent medicine vendor : in the Debtors Prison for London and May 3 at 10, before Mr. Commissioner MURPHY.

Middlesex.-T. E. Roper, Trinity-square, Brixton, Surrey,

carpenter : in the Gaol of Surrey.-J. Willis, Little Bolton, Joseph Bates, Park-cottages, Old Kent-road, St. Paul's, Bolton-le-Moors, Lancashire, commission agent: in the Gaol of Deptford, Kent, commission agent.-Wm. Wood, Denbigh- Lancaster.- E. Turton, Sheffield, Yorkshire, out of business : street, Pimlico, Middlesex, builder's clerk.- Richard Holland, in the Gaol of Lancaster.-M. Siggs, Liverpool, out of busiTower-street, St. George-the-Martyr, Surrey, chandler-shop ness: in the Gaol of Lancaster. - Joshua Porrett, Burnley, keeper.John A. Reid, Tabernacle-row, City-road, Middle- Lancashire, tailor: in the Gaol of Lancaster.--W. Morison, sex, tailor.-James W. Williams, Stonebridge-place, Dalston, Everton, Liverpool, out of business : in the Gaol of Lancaster. Middlesex, merchant's clerk.- George F. Bennett, Southamp- - Samuel Hope, Little Bolton, Bolton-le-Moors, Lancashire, ton-street, Camden-town, Middlesex, seal engraver.--Wm. C. brass founder: in the Gaol of Lancaster.-Joseph Fishwick, Curry, Mansion-house-street, Lower Kennington-lane, Lam. Hulme, Manchester, grocer : in the Gaol of Lancaster.-John beth, Surrey, engineer.-David Lang, King-street, Covent. Thomas, Upper Boat, Eglwysillan, Glamorganshire, draper : garden, Middlesex, dealer in foreign fancy goods.-S. Bennett, in the Gaol of Cardiff. --Samuel Thomas, Canton, near CarGoldsmith's-place, Hackney-road, Shoreditch, Middlesex, car. diff, Glamorganshire, out of business : in the Gaol of Cardiff. penter.

-Herbert Lane Sampson, Yardley, Worcestershire, confecMay 4 at 11, before Mr. Commissioner Phillips. tioner : in the Gaol of Coventry.- Charles Collins, Coventry, John William Rattcliff, Harrison-street, Gray's-inn-road, builder : in the Gaol of Warwick.-Wm. Baldwin, AccringMiddlesex, cab proprietor.-Wm. Henry Anslow, Union-st., ton, Lancashire, out of business : in the Gaol of Lancaster. Borough, Southwark, Surrey, pastrycook.-G. Snell, Upton - George Sheard, West Ardsley, near Wakefield, Yorkshire, villas, Upton-road, Downham-road, Kingsland, Middlesex, publican : in the Gaol of York. George Salmon, Durham, commander in her Majesty's Navy.-J.G. Grew, Union-terrace, out of business : in the Gaol of Durham.-John M Mullen, Bagnigge-wells-road, Middlesex, journeyman to a tea-urn ma- Little Birch, Herefordshire, draper : in the Gaol of Hereford. nufacturer.-J. Walls, Rich-street, West India-road, Poplar, .-- Andrew Chadwick, Salford, Lancashire, licensed victualler: Middlesex, mat manufacturer.

in the Gaol of Lancaster.-Frederick Henshaw Cooper, Wol.

verhampton, Staffordshire, commission agent: in the Gaol of Saturday, April 15.

Stafford.—Jesse Crosland, Skipton, Yorkshire, traveller to a Assignees have been appointed in the following Cases. Fur- tobacconist : in the Gaol of York.- Richard Wrathall, Skip

ther particulars may be learned at the Office, in Portugal. ton, Yorkshire, grocer: in the Gaol of York.-S Broadbent, street, Lincoln's-inn-fields, on giving the Number of the North Moor, Oldham, Lancashire, provision-shop keeper : in Case.

the Gaol of Lancaster.-John Dilnot, Herne, Kent, grocer : Robert Meikleham, Park-cottages, Scott's Park, Hammer- in the Gaol of Maidstone.-Edward Hawkes, Birmingham, smith, Middlesex, publisher, No. 64,128 T.; Thomas Withey, tobacconist : in the Gaol of Coventry.-Henry Rooke, Ro. assignee.—John Grice, Mount-street, Marsh-gate, Lambeth, therham, Yorkshire, out of business : in the Gaol of York.Surrey, wheelwright, No. 64,136 T.; Samuel Howship Bar- Jas. Stansfield, Rotherham, Yorkshire, hairdresser : in the row, assignee.- John Marshall, Park-street, Salford, Lanca- Gaol of York. -Thos. Williams, Strood, Kent, licensed vicshire, joiner, No. 77,575 C.; Peter Wood, assignee.

tualler : in the Gaol of Maidstone. Saturday, April 15.

The following Prisoners are ordered to be brought up before Orders have been made, vesting in the Provisional Assignee

the Court, in Portugal-street, to be examined and dealt the Estates and Effects of the following Persons:

with according to the Statute:(On their own Petitions).

May 2 at 10, before Mr. Commissioner MURPHY. Edmund Carter, Charles-street, Portman-street, Middlesex,

Peter Shonfeld, Croydon, Surrey, tailor. out of business : in the Debtors Prison for London and Mid. dlesex.-Rich. Samuel Jones, Hayes-court, Leicester-square,

May 3 at 10, before the CHIEF COMMISSIONER. Middlesex, out of business: in the Debtors Prison for London Thomas Green, Parker-street, and Drury-lane, Middlesex, and Middlesex.-Robert Dyer, Eden-place, Old Kent-road, greengrocer.- Joseph Simpson, Brooksly-st., Liverpool-road, Surrey, out of business : in the Queen's Prison.-Thos. Hob- | Islington, Middlesex, commercial traveller. son Heigham, Abdy-street, St. John's, Horselydown, Surrey, May 4 at 10, before the Chief CommISSIONER. builder : in the Queen's Prison.-Catherine Mary Ladewig, Sackville Walter Lane Fox, St. Martin's-le-Grand, LonMargaret-terrace, Harrow-road, Middlesex, confectioner : in don, in no profession. the Queen's Prison.-Joseph Price, Barford-terrace, Liverpool-road, Middlesex, out of business : in the Debtors Prison The following Prisoners are ordered to be brought up before for London and Middlesex.-William Fisher, York.place,

a Judge of the County Court, to be examined and dealt Vauxhall-bridge-road, Middlesex, lodging-house keeper : in

with according to the Statute :the Queen's Prison.-William Henderson, Canterbury-road, At the County Court of Kent, at MAIDSTONE, May 2 Ball's-pond, Middlesex, manufacturing chemist : in the Debtors

at 12. Prison for London and Middlesex.-James Wolfe Charlton, Wm. Humphryes, Milton-next-Gravesend, licensed vic

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