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Notes of the Week

24 By G.J. P. Smith and W. B. BRETT, Barristers at Law.

Spring Circuits of the Judges.


Reed, App., Ingham, Resp.-(Watermen's Act, 7 & 8

Metropolitan Buildings Act, 7 & 8 Vict. c. 84.... 25

Geo. 4, c. lxxv, 8. 37—" Wherry, lighter, or other

London Gazettes

26 craft"-Steam-tug-Conviction)...



Scott v. Zygomalas.-(Examination on interrogatories

-Letters in possession of party-Application for

By F. FISHER, Barrister at Law.

copies - Application for inspection Common-law

Lainson c. Lainson.-(Construction of will-Accelera.

Procedure Act, 1854)


tion of remainder)..


BAIL Court.

Haggett o. Iniff. — (Practice - Evidence - Affidavit

By G. FRANCIS, Barrister at Law.

sworn before notary public abroad)..


Reg. v. Lapgridge.-(Mandamus, costs of).

Rolls COURT.

By G. Y. Robson, Barrister at Law.


Agassiz o. Squire.-(Power-Appointment-Fraud-

By W. PATERSON and W. Mills, Barristers at Law.

Appointment to husband of donee)

50 Wood o. The Governor and Company of Copper Miners


in England.-(Covenant, construction of-Condition

By C. MARETT, Barrister at Law.

precedentLocal act of Parliament-Bar to action) 65

Goodall 0. Skerratt.—(Statute of Limitations retro-

Court of ExchEQUER.



By W. M. Best, Barrister at Law.


Dixon v. Johnson.-(Bill of exchange-Notice of dis-

By MATTHEW B. BEGBIE, Barrister at Law.

Pike v. Wilson.-(Vendor and purchaser-Authority



Heald v. Kenworthy.-(Principal and agent).


of auctioneer)....




By G. FRANCIS, Barrister at Law.

By G. FRANCIS, Barrister at Law.

Hughes v. Lumley.-(Special case, error upon-Com- Reg. v. Dolan.- (Receiver of stolen goods Owner

mon-law Procedure Act, 1854, sect. 32)

60 sending thief to sell stolen goods)..



shewing, by extracts from Combe's “Principles of Cri-

minal Legislation,” that short terms of imprisonment


are injurious to the prisoner as well as to the public,

and that very encouraging results have already been

The charges of our judges to grand juries at the attained by judicious efforts for reclaiming offenders,
assizes possess a peculiar value. In addition to special his Lordship pointed out, that by the operation of this
observations upon the calendar before them, they ge- statute a lengthened term of detention might be im-
nerally take the opportunity of tracing the prominent posed upon the young, but in a school, and not in a
causes of crime, and the means which tend to their prison, and that wide and lasting benefits might rea-
removal. The words come from those who have them- sonably be expected from the adoption of a course
selves fought the battle of life in its hottest arena, and recommended alike by justice and expediency.
whose experience of human nature in its fallen state The statute in question recites, that "reformatory
prevents them alike from exaggerating its strength or schools for the better training of juvenile offenders
its weakness.

have been and may be established by voluntary contri-
The charge of Mr. Baron Alderson to the grand jury butions in various parts of Great Britain, and it is ex-
of Yorkshire at the Winter Assizes of 1854 presents pedient that more extensive use should be made of such
these characteristics in an eminent degree*. The kind institutions;" and enacts, that upon application made
heart of the judge has been deeply touched by the to the Secretary of State by the managers of any such
injustice of society committed towards its offending institution, he may direct an inspector of prisons to
members. The hand which holds the scales of jus- report upon its condition and regulations; and if it ap-
tice may well tremble-nay, be paralysed-at the pear to the satisfaction of the Secretary of State, and be
contemplation of the wrongs inflicted upon the cri- certified by him, to be useful and efficient for its pur-
minal, as well as by him. The theme—thanks to the pose, it is to be a reformatory school within the provi-
men and women who have pressed it upon public. sions of the act. To such schools any person under
attention-has no longer the excitement of novelty, sixteen years of age, convicted upon indictment or on
but it is one of such paramount interest that it recurs summary conviction, may, in addition to the sentence
again and again to the reflecting mind, and imposes passed as a punishment for his offence, be directed by
obligations which no individual can shift from himself, the Court to be sent at the expiration of such sentence,
either upon his neighbour or upon the Government. and be there detained for a period not less than two
This is especially the case since the Legislature have years, and not exceeding five years. The preliminary

armed the public with fitting weapons for its warfare sentence must be imprisonment for fourteen days at

against crime. It was the statute of last session, (17 the least, and the Secretary of State may at any time

& 18 Vict. c. 86), “ for the better care and reformation order a discharge from the school. Power is given to

of youthful offenders in Great Britain,” that the learned the Treasury to defray the cost of care and mainte-

judge selected as the subject of his address. After nance of the offender while within the reformatory

school; but the Court by which he is ordered to be

* The concluding part of this charge is published in a pam- detained is to charge his parent or step-parent, if of
phlet, (pp. 19), by Masters, Aldersgate-street, 1855. sufficient ability, with a sum not exceeding 58. per

No. 3, Vol. I., New Series.

week for that purpose. In order to compel such tion, and that will be a great good attained. By dispayment, the provisions of the Poor Laws are extended cussion we shall make an approach to the truth. I to the act. The statute does not extend to Ireland. commend the subject to you, hoping that at least you With regard to Scotland, a statute of the same session will take into consideration what the Legislature, not I (c. 74) enacts, that vagrant children may be sent to a alone, have laid before you, as to the institution of reformatory or industrial school, unless security be reformatory schools throughout the length and breadth found for their good behaviour, and provides for their of the country. I believe them to be as necessary compulsory detention until the age of fifteen years or appendages to every good gaol as the doors, or the locks, lawful discharge, and also for the expenses, to be reco- or the treadmill, and far more effectual.” vered from those who are liable to support them. Power is given to the Education Committee of the Privy Council to grant aid to the directors of such

NOTES OF THE WEEK. schools in Scotland.

“I have spoken hitherto of young offenders,” said In Towns and Another v. Mead (C.P., Jan. 18) it his Lordship upon the occasion alluded to, “but the has been decided, that where there are two joint consame principle, mutatis mutandis, is true for the adults tractors, and one is abroad at the time of the accruing also. An adult convict is but an overgrown wicked of the cause of action, the Statute of Limitations does child, who has erred from inherently vicious disposi- country.

not begin to run until his death or his return to this tions, defective instruction, or evil example. He is

In Steel v. Haddock (Exch., Jan. 18) a plea on only in his habits and organisation a child grown larger equitable grounds was allowed to be pleaded to an and stronger, but the same method of reforming him action of trover, to the effect that the goods had been must be, as for children, to change his habits—to excite intended to have been sold by the plaintiff to the dehis powers, dormant as yet, of moral restraint by firm fendant, but by mistake had been omitted from the and wholesome severity, accompanied, however, with contract, although the defendant had paid the purchase kindness. Depend on it he has a heart, though at pre- opinion as to the validity of the plea.

money. The Court, however, did not express any sent incrusted over, and insensible from misery per

In Hawkins v. Gathercole, the Lords Justices have haps, and vice.

held, (Jan. 19), contrary to the opinion of the present “ Try to touch that heart—let him feel that though Lord Chancellor when he was Vice-Chancellor, that a you punish you do it for his good-substitute firm and judgment registered under the 1 & 2 Vict. c. 110, does gentle severity for mere unreasoning vengeance, and not create a charge upon an ecclesiastical benefice. cultivate what still is left of moral power originally In Lord Justice Turner's judgment there are some

valuable observations upon the construction of statutes possessed by him. Quench not the smoking flax of his

in general agonised repentance, and you will have a good chance of success even with him. But treat him firmly—do has decided that a judge of a county court has no right

In Hill v. Swift, the Court of Exchequer (Jan. 17) not spare to make him suffer for his crime. What he to amend the particulars of demand by reducing the wants is moral power to resist temptation. In this, as sum claimed to 501., so as to give himself jurisdiction. it seems to me, the evil of penitentiaries, which are Avards v. Rhodes (8 Exch. 312) was cited and acted solely dependent on the effect of separate imprison upon. ment, consists. The defect of mere separate imprison

In Walton v. Borthwick (Com. P., Jan. 22) an ment is this, that the patient is by it too often subdued, order for goods was given in Oxford to a traveller but not reformed. He still wants the strength which tions for them to be delivered at the railway sta

for a Manchester house, together with express direcsocial habits alone can give him, to fit him for a return tion at Manchester. By leave of the judge, under the to the world from which he has been shut out for a 9 & 10 Vict. c. 95, s. 60, an action was brought for the long period. He is, perhaps, convalescent, but not cured; 1 price in the Manchester County Court. It was held and it ends too often in a fatal relapse. Besides, it is a that the Court had no jurisdiction to try it, as under discipline which does not suit all; some require to be the section in question the whole cause of action must

arise in the district of trial; and the order, which was subdued, others to be supported; and for this reason part of the cause of action, was given in Oxford, We there should be some prison or penitentiary in which, have received a letter upon this case, in which our after separate confinement, the prisoner should care- correspondent states that, if acted upon, it will cut up fully and gradually be accustomed to work in common largely county court practice, as about fifty cases a with others before his ultimate discharge. For the week come before a county court with which he is most part he should be subjected to hard labour, skilled trary to this view of the Court of Common Pleas. A

acquainted which are decided upon in a manner conor otherwise, for this is the best remedy and security similar point is now pending before the Court of against relapse ; not, as I think, to be unaccompanied Exchequer. The county court judges have few queswith some profit arising from that labour, and given to tions of more difficulty to decide than those which arise the criminal. God governs us all by rewards as well as under this section as to the meaning of the words punishments; why should we not, at however remote a

“cause of action.” distance, try to follow the course of His government, the


, that there is no express exemption from the

Mr. Keogh has written, in answer to an inquiry upon which is always the wisest and best? “I have now, perhaps at too great a length, offered to charitable institutions, but that where the sum ac

stamp laws in favour of receipts given for subscriptions some suggestions on these important subjects to you. knowledged to have been received is a mere voluntary I wish you to turn them in your own intelligent minds. gift, not entitling the person making the payment to You may not agree with me, but at least to think about any advantage, the acknowledgment may be regarded them will conduce to settle your minds on the ques. 1 as not liable to stamp duty. The nature of the gift,

he says, should be expressed in the acknowledgment. THE METROPOLITAN BUILDINGS ACT, 7 & 8 It seems, however, clear, that whether so expressed or

VICT. c. 84. not, no stamp is necessary for a receipt unless it be of money paid in discharge of a pre-existing liability *.

[From the Builder, Jan. 20, 1855.] Errors will be taken from the Court of Common Pleas on Thursday and Friday, the 1st and 2nd February, and from the Exchequer on Monday, the 5th OUR London readers, at all events, are aware that for February, and such following days as may be neces- some time past differences have prevailed between the sary. There are no errors from the Queen's Bench. official referees and the registrar of metropolitan buildThe Exchequer will sit in Banc on Monday, the 5th of the law, have tended to bring it into disrepute,


ings, which have greatly impeded the proper execution February, and three following days, to hear in the Special and New Trial Papers; and also on Tues have increased the difficulties of the district surveyors. day, the 13th, for the purpose of delivering judgments considering the decisions come to by the referees, the solely.

registrar conceives, in various cases, that they have proceeded erroneously, and refuses to seal their awards.

When sent to the Board of Works, the Board someCOURT OF QUEEN'S BENCH.

times authorise the registrar to affix his seal of office to the intercepted documents, thus overruling his objec

tions, but more commonly confirm his refusal of the HILARY TERM.—18 VICTORIA.-Jan. 22, 1855. seal, and the whole of the litigation is thus suspended. This Court will, on Tuesday, the 6th day of February, referees that it was their duty either to alter the already

The Board of Works have at times intimated to the next, and the two following days, hold sittings, and will executed documents, or else to make others; but the then proceed with the cases remaining unheard at the end of the term in the Special, Crown, and New Trial referees felt they could not do so. The latter offered, Papers, beginning with the New Trial Paper. The however, to record any decree avowedly on the responCourt will also hold a sitting on Thursday, the 22nd sibility of the Board of. Works acting as an appellate day of February next, for the purpose of giving judg

court; but this was declined. ments only.

In party-wall cases, of great importance to indiviBY THE COURT.

duals, a special difficulty was found. Unless there is error on the face of the certificate given by the district

surveyor, or an appeal is brought by one of the parties, SPRING CIRCUITS OF THE JUDGES.

its confirmation by the official referees is a matter of course, and they consider there should clearly be no

hearing of the parties on it. But the registrar thinks On Thursday the Judges of the Courts of Queen's differently, and withholds the seal from certificates of Bench, Common Pleas, and Exchequer, assembled in confirmation on that ground; although, if the parties the Exchequer Chamber, Westminster,

for the purpose decision of the official referees is made final by the

did appear, and the official referees heard them, the of selecting the several circuits upon which they will

24th section. respectively proceed to hold the ensuing assizes in the different counties of England and Wales, when the

Under these circumstances, the referees thought it following arrangements were agreed to :

necessary to obtain the opinion of counsel, and a case

was prepared and submitted to Sir Richard Bethell, OXFORD CIRCUIT.-Lord Campbell, C.J., and Mar- Solicitor-General, Mr. Serjeant Byles, and Mr. Charles tin, B.-Assizes to be held at Abingdon, Oxford, Wor- Winston. The question mainly was as to the nature cester, Stafford, Shrewsbury, Hereford, Monmouth, and of the control over the acts of the referees vested in the Gloucester.

registrar and the Board of Works; and we give so NORFOLK CIRCUIT.—Pollock, C. B.-At Aylesbury, much of their reply as answers this. The remainder Bedford, Huntingdon, Cambridge, Ipswich, and Nor- advises as to the mode in which the referees should wich and city.

take the opinion of a Court of law upon it:NORTHERN CIRCUIT.-Parke, B., and Cresswell, J.

“ We are of opinion that the instruments required to At Lancaster, Appleby, Carlisle, Newcastle, Durham, be sealed, under sect. 89, are of two classes : York, and Liverpool.

' First, certificates, summonses, and consents granted MIDLAND Circuit.-Alderson, B., and Coleridge, J. by the official referees, and expressly required to be

At Northampton, Oakham, Lincoln, Nottingham, sealed, by sects. 15, 16, 85, and 117. Derby, Leicester, Coventry, and Warwick.

“Secondly, an award, when it is proposed to en

force it by process from the Court of Queen's Bench, HOME CIRCUIT.—Maule, J., and Platt, B.-At Hert- (sect. 83), and a copy of it when wanted for evidence, ford, Chelmsford, Maidstone, Lewes, and Guildfora.

(sect. 86)." WESTERN CIRCUIT.Erle and Crowder, JJ.-At

Over the first class of documents the registrar and Winchester, Devizes, Dorchester, Exeter, Bodmin, the commissioners have a controlling power. The reBridgwater, and Bristol city.

gistrar may refuse to affix his seal of office, where on South WALES AND CHESTER CIRCUIT.—Crompton, J. the face of it the document appears to him contrary to At Cardiff, Haverfordwest, Cardigan, Carmarthen, law, or where it is informal or manifestly ultra vires. Brecon, Presteign, and Chester.

The commissioners may review the registrar's decision, NORTH WALES AND CHESTER CIRCUIT.-Williams, J. but must proceed on the same grounds. -At Newtown, Dolgelly, Carnarvon, Beaumaris, Ru- and copies of awards, we are of opinion

that neither re

But over the second class of documents, viz. awards thin, Mold, and Chester.

gistrar nor commissioners have any controlling power, WESTMINSTER.—Jervis, C. J., will remain in town. but that the duty of the registrar to fix the seal is

purely ministerial.

We are further of opinion, that, upon a submission * See Tomkins v. Ashby (6 B. & Cr. 541) and Taylor v. to the referees in their judicial character of a question Steele, (16 M. & W. 665).

between party and party, as soon as they have once made their award they are functi officio; that they WILLIAM FOSTER, Bridge-wharf, Millbank, Westminster, can neither make a second award nor (which is really Middlesex, stone merchant, dealer and chapman, Feb. 2 at the same thing) alter their first award; and more than 11, and March 9 at half-past 11, Court of Bankruptcy, that, we think it would be very dangerous for them to

London: Off. Ass. Cannan ; Sols. Jaques & Co., 8, Elyattempt it, for in an action for damages for acts done

place, Holborn, London ; Robson, Halifax, Yorkshire.

Petition filed Jan. 17. under the authority and direction of an altered award they might be unable to shelter themselves under the HENRY JOHN ACHLIN, High Holborn, Middlesex, whole.

sale shoe manufacturer, dealer and chapman, Feb. 2 at halfprotection of the act of Parliament.

past 12, and March 9 at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, London :
Off. Ass. Cannan ; Sols. J. & J. H. Linklater, 17, Sise-lane,

Bucklersbury, London.-Petition filed Jan. 17.
London Gazettes.

THOMAS PŘICHARD, Sidcup, Footscray, Kent, apothe

cary, dealer and chapman, Jan. 30 at 2, and March 6 at 12,

Court of Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Lee; Sols. Forbes FRIDAY, JANUARY 19.

& Horwood, 8, Warnford-court, Throgmorton-street, Lon

don.-Petition filed Jan. 16. BANKRUPTS.

THOMAS ANDREW FRANCIS BURTON, Montague. HERBERT WYATT, Charlwood-street, Pimlico, Middlesex,

close, Southwark, Surrey, wharfinger and carman, dealer gentleman, THOMAS DICKINS, Henry-street, Upper

and chapman, Feb. 2 at 1, and March 6 at 2, Court of Bank. Kennington, Surrey, engineer, and DANIEL EDWIN

ruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Edwards; Sol. Preston, 23, AUSTIN, Copthall-court, London, solicitor, carrying on New Broad-street, London.— Petition filed Jan, 17. business, under the style or firm of Wyatt & Co., at Pilgrim- THOMAS LOWELL RALPH the elder and WILLIAM street, Kennington, Surrey, chimney-piece manufacturers

RALPH, Birmingham, ironfounders, dealers and chapmen, and moulders in cement, dealers and chapmen, Jan. 27 (trading under the firm of William Ralph), Jan. 27 and at half-past 1, and March 10 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, Feb. 23 at 12, District Court of Bankruptcy, Birmingham : London: Off. Ass. Stansfeld ; Sol. Chidley, 19, Gresham- Off. Ass. Bittleston ; Sol. Southall, Birmingham.-Petition street, London.-Petition filed Jan. 16.

dated Jan. 10. WILLIAM GILLARD the elder, Catherine-street, Strand, BRYAN HESLEDEN, Barton-upon-Humber, Lincolnshire, and Thornhill-square, Islington, Middlesex, dealer in oils

scrivener, money broker, dealer and chapman, Feb. 7 and 28 and pickles, and general merchant, dealer and chapman, at 12, District Court of Bankruptcy, Kingston-upon-Hull: (formerly in copartnership with Thomas Davis and William

Off. Ass. Carrick ; Sols. England & Saxelbye, KingstonWhitehead Grainger Garrett, and carrying on business at

upon-Hull.- Petition dated Jan. 17. York, under the style of the Layerthorpe Bottle Works), JOSEPH CROWTHER, Manchester and Eccles, Lancashire, Jan. 31 at 1, and March 6 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy,

grocer and provision dealer, dealer and chapman, Jan. 31 London: Off. Ass. Stansfeld ; Sols. Nicholl & Clark, 9,

and Feb. 21 at 12, District Court of Bankruptcy, Man. Cook's-court, Carey-street, Lincoln's-inn-fields, Middlesex.

chester : Off. Ass. Hernaman; Sol. Boote, Manchester. --Petition filed Jan. 17.

Petition filed Jan. 16. GEORGE RICKETTS, Charles-place, Drummond-street, EDWARD JACKSON and EUGENE CLARKE, ManEuston-square, Middlesex, coach builder, dealer and chap

chester, wholesale milliners, (trading under the firm of Edman, Jan. 26 at 12, and Feb. 27 at 11, Court of Bank.

ward Jackson & Co.), Feb. 5 and 28 at 12, District Court of ruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Johnson ; Sol. Abrahams, 13, Bankruptcy, Manchester : Of. Ass. Pott; Sols. Sale & Co., Southampton-buildings, Chancery-lane, London.-Petition

Manchester.-Petition filed Jan. 13. filed Jan. 13.

GEORGE HICKES and THOMAS PILLING, Edenwood, HENRY REVEL SPICER, Bagnor Mills, near Newbury, near Edenfield, Lancashire, sizers, dealers and chapmen, Berkshire, paper maker, dealer and chapman, Jan. 26 at

Feb. 1 and 22 at 12, District Court of Bankruptcy, Manhalf-past 12, and Feb. 27 at half-past 11, Court of Bank

chester: Off. Ass. Hernaman; Sols. Cobbett & Wheeler, ruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Johnson; Sol. Tucker, 25, Manchester.- Petition filed Jan. 6.

Clement's-lane, Strand, Middlesex.-Petition filed Jan. 17. JOHN BODDINGTON, Manchester, malt factor, hop SAMUEL MORRITZ KROHN, Bread-street, Cheapside, merchant, dealer and chapman, Jan. 30 and Feb. 21 at 12, London, merchant, dealer and chapman, (of the firm of

District Court of Bankruptcy, Manchester : Off. Ass. Krohn, Brothers), Jan. 26 at 11, and March at 12, Court

Fraser; Sol. Blair, Manchester.-Petition filed Jan. 12. of Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Bell; Sols. Messrs. Linklater, 17, Sise-lane.-Petition filed Jan. 9.

MEETINGS. JOHN DENNETT, Laurel Cottage, Pomeroy-street, New- Frederick Langman, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, drug

cross, Hatcham, Surrey, builder, dealer and chapman, gist, Jan. 24 at 12, Star and Garter Hotel, Wolverhampton, Jan. 26 at half-past 11, and March 1 at 1, Court of Bank Staffordshire, pr. d.-Wm. Makin the younger, Manchester, ruptcy, London: Off

. Ass. Bell; Sol. Jones, Quality-court, provision dealer, Jan. 30 at 12, District Court of Bankruptcy, Chancery-lane, London.-Petition filed Jan. 16.

Manchester, last ex.- -Wm. Henry Woodhouse, Woolwich, CHARLES HODGE, Cadogan Iron Foundry, Chelsea, Mid- Kent, brewer, Feb. 9 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London,

dlesex, smith and ironfounder, Jan. 27 at 2, and March 10 aud. ac.-George Stokes, Hereford Lodge, Gloucester-road, at half-past 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London : Off. Ass. Old Brompton, Middlesex, boarding house keeper, Feb. 9 at Nicholson ; Sol. Rivotta, 10, Hart-street, Bloomsbury, \ 11, Court of Bankruptcy, London, aud. ac.- Henry Rogers, Middlesex.-Petition filed Jan. 17.

Warren-street, Fitzroy-square, and Brook-street, New-road, HENRY BENSON COX, Southampton, purser of the ship Middtesex, pianoforte manufacturer, Feb. 1 at 11, Court of

Croesus, dealer in provisions and trader, Jan. 27 at 12, and Bankruptcy, London, aud. ac.-Henry Simmons, NorthumMarch 10 at 1, Court of Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass. berland-place, Commercial-road; High-street, Shoreditch ; Pennell; Sols. A'Becket & Co., 7, Golden-square, Middle- and Hackney-road, Middlesex, shoemaker, Feb. 1 at 12, sex.-Petition dated Jan. 15.

Court of Bankruptcy, London, aud. ac.—J. Milner, DevonCHARLES ONKEN, Ropemakers-street, Finsbury, Mid- shire-street, St. Peter's, Islington, Middlesex, stockbroker,

dlesex, coachmaker, Feb. 2 at 11, and March 6 at 1, Court Feb. 1 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London, aud. ac.—Beneof Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Edwards; Sol. Lewis, detto Bernasconi, Red Lion-street, Clerkenwell, Middlesex,

7, Wilmington-square, London.---Petition filed Jan. 17. looking-glass frame manufacturer, Feb. 1 at 11, Court of THOMAS NICHOLSON, Leeds, Yorkshire, machine maker Bankruptcy, London, aud. ac.- Frederick Hawse King, New

and whitesmith, Feb. 2 and March 9 at 11, District Court Shoreham, Sussex, carpenter, Feb. 1 at 11, Court of Bank. of Bankruptcy, Leeds : Off. Ass. Young ; Sols. Dunning & ruptcy, London, aud. ac.- Edward Kemp, Beckford-row, Kay, Leeds.--Petition dated Jan. 17.

Walworth-road, Surrey, linendraper, Jan. 31 at 11, Court of JOHN ROOTS, Luton, near Chatham, and Snodland, Bankruptcy, London, aud. ac.; Feb. 10 at 2, div. Benjamin

Kent, brickmaker, dealer and chapman, Jan. 25 at 12, and Workman Pearce, Bayham-terrace, Camden-town, MiddleMarch 9 at 1, Court of Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass. sex, builder, Jan. 31 at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, London, Whitmore; Sols. Hills, Chatham; Stevens & Stachell, 6, aud. ac.-G. J. Philps, Cannon-street West, London, hosier, Queen-street, Cheapside, London.-Petition filed Jan. 5. Jan. 31 at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, London, aud. ac.-- John

Tullock Fisher, Barking-road, Plaistow, Essex, auctioneer, shire, eating-house keeper, Feb. 9 at 11, District Court of Jan. 31 at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, London, aud. ac.-S. Bankruptcy, Liverpool.-Wm. Crowther, Halifax, Yorkshire, Horlon, Portman-place, Edgeware-road, Middlesex, builder, innkeeper, Feb. 13 at 12,

District Court of Bankruptcy, Leeds. Jan. 31 at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, London, aud. ac.-P. -Wm. Shuttleworth, Bradford, Yorkshire, stuff manufać. Smith, Bridport-place, Hoxton, Middlesex, licensed victualler, turer, Feb. 19 at 11, District Court of Bankruptcy, Leeds.Jan. 27 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London, aud. ac.-S. Robert Till, Worcester, grocer, Feb. 19 at half past 10, DisOsler, Grange-road,

Bermondsey, Surrey, leather factor, Jan. trict Court of Bankruptcy, Birmingham. 27 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London, aud. ac.-Richard

To be granted, unless an Appeal be duly entered. Lewis, Wootton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire, cloth manufacturer, Feb. 9 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London, aud. ac.

Edward Hawkins, Ponsonby-street, Westminster, Middle- Wm. Hudson, Church-street, Hackney, Middlesex, grocer,

sex, builder.- Edward Buchler, Cullum-street, London, merFeb. 12 at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, London, avd. ac. - Wm. chant. - Walter Longhurst, Queen's-buildings, KnightsHunt, Bedford-row, Middlesex, wine merchant, Feb. 12 at bridge, Middlesex, builder.-David Marriott, Oxford-street, half-past 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London, aud. ac.-Wm. Middlesex, draper.-John Sellick, Chapps Mills, Colerne, Hazle, Pownall-road, Dalston, Middlesex, lace dealer, Feb. 9 Wiltshire, and Bristol, Gloucestershire, paper maker.-Robert at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London, aud. ac.-John Young Getty, Liverpool, ship builder.-John Swales, Openshaw, and Jasper Young, Bread-street, Cheapside, London, wir?.

Lancashire, ironmonger.-David Scott, Manchester, pork housemen, Feb. 8 at 11, Court of Bankruptcy. London, au ..

butcher.-John Harwood, Blackburn, Lancashire, Upson, Bexley, Kent, shoemaker, Feb. 1 at half-Leicester, oil merchant. - Thos. Chapman, Leicester, worsted

John Hucknall, Nottingham, grocer.- Rowland Bosworth, past 1, Court of Bankruptcy, London, aud. ac.-John Swales, Openshaw, Lancashire, ironmonger, Feb. 5 at 12, District spinner.-Joseph Greenstreet, Leicester, commission agent. Court of Bankruptcy, Mancbester, aud. ac.; Feb. 12 at 12,

PETITION ANNULLED. dit.-Wm. Weston, Chiswell-street, Finsbury, Middlesex, Abraham Coronel, Great Alie.street, Goodman's-fields, shoe agent, Feb. 1 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London, Middlesex, cigar manufacturer. aud. ac.-C. W. Woodworth, Liverpool, licensed victualler,

PARTNERSHIP DISSOLVED. Jan. 31 at 11, District Court of Bankruptcy, Liverpool, aud. ac.-Joseph Barnabas Hignett, Liverpool, commission agent,

Charles Henry Rhodes, James Lane, and Charles Henry Feb. 1 at 11, District Court of Bankruptcy, Liverpool, and Rounson Rhodes, Chancery-lane, Middlesex, and Graceac.-Esther Blenky, Liverpool, lodging-house keeper, Feb. 1 church-street, London, attornies and solicitors. at 11, District Court of Bankruptcy, Liverpool, aud. ac.

Scotch SEQUESTRATIONS. Rowland Bosworth, Leicester, oil merchant, March 6 at 10, District Court of Bankruptcy, Nottingham, and. ac.-Joseph Newton-Stewart, wool dealer. -Wm. Miller, Musselburgh,

Adam Yule, deceased, Kelso, innkeeper.- Samuel Porter, Greenstreet, Leicester, commission agent, Feb. 6 at 10, Dis- starch manufacturer.—Dawson 8 Auton, Leith, colour mer. trict Court of Bankruptcy, Nottingham, aud. ac.

- George chants. Bouley Medley, Highbury-park North, Islington, Middlesex, and Great Tower-street and Lloyd's Coffee-house, London,

INSOLVENT DEBTORS underwriter, and William Adam, Great Tower-street, Lon? Who have filed their Petitions in the Court of Bankruptcy, don, merchant, Feb. 9 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London,

and have obtained an Interim Order for Protection from div.-John Webb, Rayleigh, Essex, grocer, Feb. 9 at 11,

Process. Court of Bankruptcy, London, div.-Eliza M Crow, James- Charles Henry Rawlins, Liverpool, druggist, Jan. 23 at street, Featherstone-street, City-road, Middlesex, linendraper, 10, County Court of Lancashire, at Liverpool.-David Betts, Feb. 9 at half-past 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London, div.- Horseheath, Cambridgeshire, wheelwright, Feb. 8 at 3, County Isaac Cooper, Luddington, Northamptonshire, corn dealer, Court of Essex, at Saffron Walden.- John Thompson, BirFeb. 9 at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, London, div.-Thomas mingham, brewer, Feb. 3 at 11, County Court of Warwick. Burton, Hagley, Worcestershire, builder, Feb. 12 at half-past shire, at Birmingham.-Andreu Cadden, Birmingham, factor's 10, District Court of Bankruptcy, Birmingham, aud. ac. and clerk, Feb. 3 at 11, County Court of Warwickshire, at Birdiv.-Joseph Popleton, Leicester, lamb's-wool spinner, Feb. mingham.—Thos. Motteram, Birmingham, plumber’s brass20 at 10, District Court of Bankruptcy, Nottingham, aud. founder, Feb. 3 at 11, County Court of Warwickshire, at Birac. and div.-Daniel Jones Fynney, Liverpool, corn broker, mingham.-Charles Umbers, Birmingham, carter, Feb. 3 at Feb. 9 at 11, District Court of Bankruptcy, Liverpool, div. 11, County Court of Warwickshire, at Birmingham.- Samuel John Foden, Liverpool, grocer, Feb. 13 at 11, District Court Baylis, Aston, Warwickshire, out of business, Feb. 3 at 11, of Bankruptcy, Liverpool, div. - James Kyrke, Glascoed, County Court of Warwickshire, at Birmingham.-G. Myers, Denbighshire, limeburner, Feb. 12 at 11, District Court of Birmingham, butcher, Feb. 3 at 11, County Court of WarBankruptcy, Liverpool, div.

wickshire, at Birmingham.-Francis Burton Dalton, Man

chester, bookkeeper, Feb. 12 at 12, County Court of LancaCERTIFICATES.

shire, at Manchester.John Cope, Nottingham, dairyman, To be allowed, unless Cause be shewn to the contrary on or Feb. 13 at 10, County Court of Nottinghamshire, at Notbefore the Day of Meeting.

tingham.-Wm. Featherstone, Nottingham, baker, Feb. 13 at Wm. Hudson, Church-street, Hackney, Middlesex, grocer, 10, County Court of Nottinghamshire, at Nottingham.-D. Feb. 12 at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, London.- Francis Pinn, Jackson, Nottingham, dealer in and hawker of lace, Feb. 13 Queen's-buildings, Knightsbridge, and Stockbridge-terrace, at 10, County Court of Nottinghamshire, at Nottingham.Pimlico, Middlesex, baker, Feb. 12 at half.past 1, Court of John Cleverley, Leamington Priors, Warwickshire, rope maBankruptcy, London.-W. Hunt, Bedford-row, Middlesex, nufacturer, Feb. 19 at 2, County Court of Warwickshire, at wine merchant, Feb. 12 at half-past 12, Court of Bankruptcy, Warwick.- George Haynes, Leicester, licensed to let flys, London.-Thomas John Holloway, Salisbury, Wiltshire, rope Feb. 14 at 10, County Court of Leicestershire, at Leicester. manufacturer, Feb. 9 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London, John Plumb, Leicester, book agent, Feb. 14 at 10, County div.-W. White, Peterborough-villas, St. John's-wood, Mid Court of Leicestershire, at Leicester.-Wm. M'Adam, Leidlesex, builder, Feb. 9 at hali-past 12, Court of Bankruptcy, cester, umbrella manufacturer, Feb. 14 at 10, County Court London.-S. Edwards, Long Buckby, Northamptonshire, scri. of Leicestershire, at Leicester.-Samuel Batten the younger, Fener, Feb. 9 at half-past 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London.-Peterborough, Northamptonshire, horse breaker, Feb. 5 at 12 Daniel Chapman, Cornwall-road, Hammersmith, Middlesex, County Court of Northamptonshire, at Peterborough.-Thos. builder, Feb. 13 at 2, Court of Bankruptcy, London.-James Kind,' Salford, Lancashire, commercial traveller, Jan. 23 at Thomas Snow, Pollen-street, Maddox-street, Hanover-square, 11, County Court of Lancashire, at Salford.-A. Wilkinson, Middlesex, butcher, Feb. 13 at 1, Court of Bankruptcy, Lon. Pendleton, Lancashire, machine printer, Jan. 23 at 11, County don.-William Littlejohn Dowie, Manchester, tailor, Feb. 12 Court of Lancashire, at Salford.—Wm. Powell, Great Wig. at 12, District Court of Bankruptcy, Manchester.-David borough, Essex, grocer, Feb. 12 at 12, County Court of Essex, Ainsworth, Manchester, warehouseman, Feb. 12 at 12, Dis. at Colchester.-Henry Shead, Witham, Essex, corn factor, trict Court of Bankruptcy, Manchester. - John Tattersall, Feb. 13 at 12, County Court of Essex, at Maldon.-Robert Whitewell Mill, Whitewell Bottom, near Newchurch, Lanca- Palmer, Yeovil, Somersetshire, baker, Feb. 7 at half-past 10, shire, cotton manufacturer, Feb. 13 at 12, District Court of County Court of Somersetshire, at Yeovil.- Wm. Pollard, Bankruptcy, Manchester.- Joseph Feeny, Birkenhead, Che- / Bridgwater, Somersetshire, carpenter, Feb. 1 at half-past 9,

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