Cases in Bankruptcy: Containing Reports of Cases Decided by Lord Chancellor Eldon : from Easter Term, 1810 to the Sittings After Trinity Term, [1816], Inclusive, and Contemporaneous Cases in Other Courts, Volume 2

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Charles Hunter, 1821 - Bankruptcy
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Page 460 - It makes no difference in reason or law into what other form, different from the original, the change may have been made, whether it be into that of promissory notes for the security of the money which was produced by the sale of the goods of the principal, as in Scott v. Surman, Willes, 400, or into other merchandize, as in Whitecomb v. Jacob, Salk. 160, for the product of or substitute for the original thing still follows the nature of the thing itself, as long as it can be ascertained to be such...
Page 289 - ... the proving or claiming a debt under a commission by any creditor shall be deemed an election by such creditor to take the benefit of such commission with respect to the debt so proved or claimed...
Page 201 - Bench held that the bona fide holder, for a valuable consideration, of a bill drawn payable to a fictitious person, and indorsed in that name by the drawer, might recover the amount of it in an action against the acceptor for money paid or money had and received, upon the idea that there was an appropriation of so much money to be paid to the person who should become the holder of the bill.
Page 505 - S. obtained bills of exchange from the defendant upon a fraudulent representation, that a security given by him to the defendant, (which was void,) was an ample security, and, on the next day, having resolved to stop payment, informed the defendant that he had repented of what he had done, and had sent express to stop the bills, and would return them, and three days afterwards committed an act of bankruptcy, after which he returned to the defendant all the bills, (except one which had been discounted,)...
Page 9 - Westminster ; and for preventing the stealing or destroying of madder roots ;" and an act passed in the second year of 2 G. 3. c. as. the reign of King George the Third, intituled "An act to amend so much of an act made in the first year of the reign of King James the First, intituled ' An act for the better execution of the intent and meaning of former statutes made against shooting in guns, and for the preservation of the game of pheasants and partridges, and against the destroying of hares with...
Page 409 - AB into his custody, and him safely to keep and detain without bail or mainprize, until such time as he shall submit himself to us...
Page 83 - In all the Cases, in which the Holder had been allowed to avail himself of his Security, to the Extent of its apparent Liability, there had either been an Ignorance of the Union of the Parties in one Partnership, or a Subdivision of them into distinct Trading Establishments.
Page 255 - Raymond that he should be interested so far as to receive a share of the profits of the business, and which share he had a right to draw out from the firm of Raymond & Co. But it was held that he was no partner in that partnership ; had no demand against it ; had no account in it ; and that he must be satisfied with a share of the profits arising and given to Sir Charles Raymond.
Page 352 - London and liberties thereof, should from time to time be admitted so to do by the Court of Mayor and Aldermen of the said city for the time being under such restrictions and limitations for their honest and good behaviour as...
Page 102 - ... in insolvent circumstances, when he is not in a condition to pay his debts in the ordinary course, as persons carrying on trade usually do ; " and also quoted with approval the definition in Brouwer v.

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