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nursery gardeners.-- John Balkwill, Exeter, shoemaker.-C. Tarlington-place, Edgeware-road, wine merchant, June 15 at Firth and John Archer, Liverpool, brokers.- Samuel High. 11, London, aud. ac.- Edward Jenner Stannard, Trinity• field, Bache, Lancashire, gas manufacturer.-Mary Jackson square, Tower-hill, wine merchant, June 16 at 11, London, and Thomas Heywood, Droylsden, Lancashire, skein printers. | aud. ac.-W. Lemon, Bridgehouse-place, Newington-cause. - Richard Brozap, John Broxar, Jas. Broxap, and William way, painter, June 15 at 11, London, aud. ac.-W. Ludlow Brozap, Burnley, cotton manufacturers.-Martha H. Ireland, Palin, Mortlake, cooper, and Putney, licensed victualler, Newton Heath, Lancas!ire, dyer.- Wm, W. C. Kirkham, June 15 at 11, London, aud, ac.-W. Wilkins, Aylesbury-st., Manchester, money scrivener.-Thomas Wadsworth, Mac Clerkenwell-street, licensed victualler, June 15 half-past 1, clesfield, silk dealer.- Jane Mary Bentley, Dudley, grocer.- London, aud. ac.-Frederick William Doddington, AldersEdward Carrington, Birmingham, grocer.- John Andrews gate-street, manufacturer of fancy goods, June 16 at ll, Clarke and Joseph Davison, Cheapside, warehousemen.-C. London, aud. ac.- William Bond, Drury-lane, Middlesex, Heaton and James Heaton, Lime-street, and White Lion-st., licensed victualler, June 15 at ll, London, aud. ac.Spitalfields, export oilmen.--Wm. Jennings, Bradford, linen. Louis Lipman, Charles-street, Northampton-square, Clerkendraper.-Thomas Nicholson, Leeds, machine maker. - John | well, goldsmith, June 26 at 1, London, aud. ac.-George Lambert, Halifax, tiniber dealer.-James Howell, Judd-st., Anderson, Upper-street, Islington, stationer, June 22 at 11, Brunswick-square, builder.

London, aud. ac.; June 26 at half past il, div.-W. Miller, PARTNERSHIP DISSOLVED.

Whitechapel-road, coffee-house keeper, June 22 at 11, Lon. Wm. Vizard and Thomas Edgcombe Parson, Lincoln's-inn.

don, aud. ac.-William Aspin the younger, Morgan's-lane, fields, attornies and solicitors.

Tooley-street, Southwark, carrier, June 22 at 11, London,

aud, ac.-James Piper, Holborn, carver, June 22 at 2, LonTUESDAY, June 5.

don, aud. ac.--Wm. Attack, Canning-town, Plaistow-marshes,

Essex, engineer, June 18 at 1, London, aud. ac.-George J. BANKRUPTS.

Jenvey, Barnstaple, Devonshire, bookseller, June 21 at 1, WILLIAM PAXON, Hampstead, auctioneer, June 15 at 12, Exeter, aud. ac.; June 28 at 1, div.-John Fleetwood, Liver

and July 21 at half-past 12, London: Off. Ass. Pennell; pool, grocer, June 15 at ll, Liverpool, aud. ac.-Hugh H. Sol. Stopher, 52, Cheapside. -Pet. f. June 4.

Ross, Liverpool, draper, June 15 at 11, Liverpool, aud. ac.EDMUND BUTLER, York-street, Middlesex Hospital, and William Birks, Sheffield, brush manufacturer, June 16 at 10, Gipsy-bill, Norwood, baker, June 15 at 2, and July 25 at Sheffield, aud.ac.-Bartholomew Steel, Sheffield, earthenware 12, London : Off. Ass. Nicholson ; Sol. Atkinson, Quality- dealer, June 16 at 10, Sheffield, aud. ac.- Joseph Samuel court, Chancery-lane.--Pet. f. June 1.

Arwidsson, Kingston-upon-Hull, ship chandler, June 27 at WILLIAM BOUCH, Queen-street, Pimlico, licensed vic- | 12, Kingston upon-Hull, aud. ac. and div.-Thomas George

tualler, June 15 at 12, and July 10 at ), London: Off. Ass. Curtis, °Oxford-street, licensed victualler, June 26 at 11, Grabam ; Sols. Dimmock & Burbey, 2, Suffolk-lane, Can-' London, div.-Samuel Churchill, Doddington, Oxfordshire, non-street, City.- Pet. f. June 4.

scrivener, June 26 at 12, London, div.-Henry Gibson, GraceBENJAMIN BOUCH, late of Clarence-road, Kentish-town, church-street, merchant, June 27 at 1, London, div.-Wm. but now of Williams-terrace, Hawley-road, Kentish-town, | R. Barrett, Folkestone, Kent, ironmonger, June 26 at 12, licensed victualler, June 15 at ], and July 20 at 2, London: London, div.-Wm. J. Normanville, Duke-street, Adelphi, Off. Ass. Whitmore; Sols. Dimmock & Burbey, 2, Suf- and Queen's-road, Regent's-park, commission agent, June 26 folk - Jane, Cannon-street.- Pet. f. June 4.

at half-past 12, London, div.-Wm. Thomas, Bridge-street, FRANCIS PARRY M'CARTHY, Beach-street, Barbican, Blackfriars, and Noble-street, commission agent, June 26 at

metal dealer, June 19 at 2, and July 17 at 12, London : 11, London, div.-George C. Stewart, Hackney-road, draper, Off. Ass. Lee; Sols. Rennolls, l, Lincoln's-inn-fields; June 26 at balf-past 12, London, div.-- Wm. Buckwell and Gem & Co., Birmingham.- Pet. f. May 30.

Thomas Jones, Duke-street, Southwark, dealers in cement, HENRY LAUMANN, Burlington-house, Fulham, dealer June 27 at 12, London, div.-Thomas Hudson, Chobham,

and chapman, June 14 at 2, and July 19 at 1, London: grocer, June 28 at 11, London, div.---Jabez Cooper, BlackOff. Ass. Jobnson ; Sol. Smith, 31, Lincoln's-inn-fields.- I heath, Rowley Regis, Staffordshire, linendraper, June 27 at Pet, f. June 1.

half-past 10, Birmingham, aud. ac. and div.-Joseph Corbett, BUCHANAN BALFOUR, late of St. Mary-axe, Leadenhall. Birmingham, coal merchant, June 20 at half-past 10, Bir

street, but now of Pinners'-ball-court, Broad-street, dealer mingham, div.- Robert Rimmer, Tenbury, Worcestershire, and chapman, June 15 at 1, and July 19 at half-past 1,

at 1, and July 19 at half-past 1, publican, June 27 at half-past 10, Birmingham, div.-- John London: Off. Ass. Jobpson; Sols. Surr & Gribble, 12, \ C. Stivens and Jacob Stower, Liverpool, British wine mer. Abchurch-lane.- Pet. f. Mav 31.

chants, June 27 at 11, Liverpool, div. DAVID ROLLASON and 'BENJAMIN ROLLASON,

CERTIFICATES. Bilston, Staffordshire, ironmasters, June 18 and July 9 at

To be allowed, unless Cause be shewn to the contrary on or

paha olored .ro half past 10, Birmingham: Off. Ass. Whitmore; Sols. Whitebouse, Wolverhampton; James, Birmingham.- Pet.

before the Day of Meeting. d. June 1.

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Rood-lane, East India merchant, June 27 at l, London.Bittleston ; Sol. East, Birmingham.- Pet. d. May 30.

George Greenfield, Upper Holloway, bricklayer, June 28 at GEORGE STANTON, Birmingham, retail brewer, June 20

| 1, London.- Wm. Morgan, Bristol, potato dealer, July 2 at and July 9 at half-past 10, Birmingham: Off. Ass. Bittle.

| 11, Bristol. - James G. Fitze, Exeter, bookseller, July 5 at 1, ston ; Sol. Hawkes, Birmingham.-Pet. d. June 1.

Exeter.- John Dixon, Liverpool, cooper, June 27 at 11, WILLIAM HANCOCK, Talk-o'-th'-Hill, Staffordshire,

Liverpool.-Ann Gregory, Liverpool, licensed victualler, June dealer and chapman, June 22 and July 13 at 11, Birming

27 at 11, Liverpool. ---J. S. Arwidsson, Kingston-upon-Hull, ham : Off. Ass. Christie: Sols. Sherratt. Talk-o'-th'.Hiủ. ship chandler, June 27 at 12, Kingston-upon-Hull.-J. Allen, Staffordshire ; Hodgson, Birmingham.-Pet. d. May 29.

| Birmingham, builder, June 28 at half-past 10, Birmingham. ABRAHAM HENRY JAMES, Newport, Monmouthshire, To be granted, unless an Appeal be duly entered.

marble mason, June 18 and July 17 at 11, Bristol : Off. Ass. Martin Shepherd, Warwick, draper. Thomas Pollard and

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July 9 at 11, Liverpool : Off. Ass. Cazenove; Sol. Banner, Carlton-hill-villas, Camden-road, Holloway, wholesale cheeseLiverpool.- Pet. f. May 18.

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Petition DISMISSED. verpool, and Leicester, England ; and New York, America, Erasmus Bond, Wharf-road, City-road, and Angel-terrace, merchants, June 15 at 12, London, aud. ac.-S. W. Gillam, I River-lane, Islington, soda water manufacturer.

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rence Pountney-lane, commission agent, June 21 at 11, Lon. -Pet. f. June 6.

don, aud. ac. - Thomas Sherratt, Washerwall, Stoke-uponWILMOT JAMES NOKES, South-st., Spitalfields Market,

Trent, grocer, July 11 at half.past 10, Birmingham, aud. ac. potato salesman, June 22 and July 20 at 1, London: Off -Richard Chamberlain, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, draper, Ass. Whitmore; Sols. G. & E. Hilleary, '5, Fenchurch. June 20 at half-past 10, Birmingham, aud. ac.-John Charles buildings, Fenchurch-street.Pet. f. June 8.

Stivens and Jacob Stower, Liverpool, British wine merchants, CHARLĚS BLANKS, East Hanningfield, Essex, dealer and June 19 at 11, Liverpool, and. ac.--Wm. Shaw, Liverpool,

chapman, June 19 at half-past 2. and July 17 at half past 1. I passenger broker, June 19 at 11, Liverpool, aud. ac.-Joseph London: Off. Ass. Edwards; Sols. White & Cole. 28, Peers, Ruthin, Denbighshire, scrivener, June 18 at 11, Liver. Martin's-lane, Cannon-street.-Pet. f. June 2.

pool, aud. ac.-George. Longmore and James Longmore, CHRISTOPHER ROWLES BELL, otherwise CHRIS.

Manchester, provision merchants, June 22 at 12, ManchesTOPHER ROLES BELL, Hounslow, dealer and chap.

ter, aud. ac.; June 29 at 12, diy.-Gabriel Webster, Dewsman, June 18 at half-past 2, and July 24 at 1, London : 1 bury, Yorkshire, plumber and glazier, July 2 at half-past Off. Ass. Lee; Sols. Scott & Syms, 7, Furnival's-inn,

| 11, Leeds, aud. ac. and div.-Wm. Clark, Bradford, tailor, Holborn.- Pet. f. June 4.

July 3 at 11, Leeds, aud. ac. and div.-Henry Hill, Gray's GEORGE FREDERICK JOHNSTONE, otherwise inn-lane, brewer, June 29 at 12, London, div.-John Todd GEORGE JOHNSTONE, St. Ives, Huntingdonshire,

| Merrick, Hereford-road, Westbourne-grove, builder, June 29 dealer and chapman, June 19 at half past 11, and July 25 at half-past 12, London, div.-Frederick Thomas Doddingat 1. London: Off. Ass. Graham ; sóls. Sole & Co.,'69, ton, Aldersgate-street, manufacturer of lace falls, June 29 at Aldermanbury.-Pet. f. June 6,

1, London, div.-George Tennant, Market-street, WestHENRY ANDREWS SIMON. Albion-road, Wandsworth. / minster, licensed victualler, June 29 at half-past 12, London,

road, dealer and chapman. June 20 at 1, and July 25 at div.-Robert Doak, Hanover-place, Kew, draper, June 28 at half-past 12, London: Off. Ass. Stansfeld ; Sol. 'Ellaby, 1 11, London, div.---Anthony Maddison Todd, Clement's-lane, 12, Queen-street, Cheapside.- Pet. f. June 7. .

Lombard-street, commission agent, June 29 at 12, London, DAVID LEOPOLD LEWIS, Salter's Hall-court, Cannon.

div.-James Abraham Smith, Queen-st., Hammersmith, and street, dealer and chapman. June 15 at 1, and Juls 25 at | Newport-street, Lambeth, lighterman, June 29 at 1, London, half-past 11, London: Off. Ass. Graham; Sol. Chidley,

div.-William Hoe, Bishopsgate-street Without, stationer, 19, Gresham-street. Pet. f. June 7.

June 29 at 1, London, div.- George Clarke Pauling and R. SAMUEL DUDLEY, Tipton, Staffordshire, tailor, June 22

Chapman Sharp, Manchester, merchants, June 20 at 12, and July 20 at 11, Birmingham : Off. Ass. Christie ; Sols.

Manchester, dis.-James Worrall, Bolton and Manchester, Duignan & Hemmant, Walsall.-Pet. d. June 6.

manufacturer, June 18 at 12, Manchester, div.-Geo. Jeetes, THOMAS DAVIES, New Quay, Cardiganshire, dealer and

Sheffield, brush manufacturer, June 30 at 10, Sheffield, div. chapman, June 19 and July 17 at 11, Bristol : Off. Ass.

CERTIFICATES. Miller; Sols. Brittan & Sons, Bristol. --Pet. f. June 7. MILES ROBINSON, Norwood, near Otley, Yorkshire. | To be allowed, unless Cause be shewn to the contrary on or dealer and chapman, Jude 21 and July 20 at 11, Leeds:

before the Day of Meeting. Off. Ass. Young; Sol. Harle, Leeds.-Pet. d. June 6. Paul Sampson, Hythe, Kent, shoemaker, June 29 at 11, THOMAS LAKE, Wakefield, Yorkshire, grocer, June 25 at London.-Daniel Cutter and Thomas J. Hunter, Regent

12, and July 24 at 11, Leeds : Off. Ass. Hope; Sols. street, Westminster, tailors, June 29 at 12, London.-George Scholey & Co., Wakefield; Bond & Barwick, Leeds.-Pet. Jessop, Cliftonville, Hove, Sussex, builder, June 29 at balf. d. June 5.

past 12, London.-Stair Walker, Boundary-road, St. John'sWILLIAM PARRY, Newtown, Montgomeryshire, dealerwood, builder, June 29 at half past 11, London.--Abraham

and chapman, June 20 and July 9 at 11, Liverpool: Off. P. Shaw, Devonshire-street, Bishopsgate-street, printer, June Ass. Cazenove; Sols. Rogerson & Peacock, Liverpool.- 29 at 1, London.—Matthew R. Steele, Leicester, linendraper, Pet. f. June 2.

June 29 at 11, London.-Fred. T. Doddington, AldersgateRICHARD NICHOLSON, Liverpool, stonemason, June 21 street, manufacturer of lace falls, June 29 at 1, London.-J.

and July 12 at 11, Liverpool: Off. Ass. Bird; Sols. Evans W. Rymill, Paul's-wharf, Upper Thames-street, paper agent, & Son, Liverpool.-Pet. f. June 4.

July 2 at 12, London.-Richard Popkiss and George Meller, WILLIAM MELLOR and DAVID NORBURY, Chorley Brentford, timber merchants, June 29 at 12, London.-Daniel

and Alderley, Cheshire, dealers and chapmen, June 18 and Bennett the younger, Bristol, innkeeper, July 2 at 11, Bristol. July 10 at 12, Manchester : Off. Ass. Pott; Sol. Norris, Daniel Sims, Old Furnace Bottom, near Blakeney, Glouces. Macclesfield. Pet. f. May 29.

tersbire, wire drawer, July 2 at 11, Bristol.-Wm. England GEORGE OLDFIELD and ROBERT OLDFIELD, Man. | and Fred. H. England, Bratton Mills, near Westbury, Wilt.

chester, dealers and chapmen, June 19 and July 18 at 12, shire, clothiers, July 2 at 11, Bristol. - Richard Underwood, Manchester : Off. Ass. Pott; Sol. Roberts, Manchester. Leicester, hosier, July 10 at half-past 10, Birmingham.-Johs Pet. f. May 30.

Blakey and George Blakey, Keighley, Yorkshire, grocers, WILLIAM BEARDSALL, Manchester, dealer and chap July 2 at 12, Leeds.-Louisa Browett, Bradford, innkeeper,

man, June 22 and July 13 at 12, Manchester : Off. Ass. July 3 at 12, Leeds.-Charles Hargreaves and Michael Har.

Hernaman ; Sol. Marriott, Manchester.-Pet. f. June 1. greaves, Bradford, whitesmiths, June 29 at 11, Leeds.-Joseph JAMES FISH, Bury, Lancashire, dealer and chapman, Webb, Scarborough, hotel keeper, June 29 at 11, Leeds.

June 20 and July 18 at 12, Manchester : Off. Ass. Pott; Jeremiah New, Sheffield, saw manufacturer, June 30 at 10,
Sol. Slater, Manchester.-Pet. f. May 30.

Sheffield.
MEETINGS.

To be granted, unless an appeal be duly entered. Robert Parker, Nottingham, commission agent, July 17 at W. Watts, East Cowes and West Cowes, Isle of Wight, 10, Nottingham, ch. ass.-Wm. Morgan, Osborn-st., White. chemist.--Henry Butt, Mortimer-street, Cavendish-square.chapel, licensed victualler, June 22 at half-past 12, London, | Wm. Martin, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, joiner.-John D. Parry, last ex.-T. Cooke, sen., Froxfield, near Petersfield, Hampshire, Sutton, near St. Helens, Lancashire, brewer. Thos Charles. cattle salesman, June 21 at half.past 1, London, last ex.-G. I worth, Nottingham, plumber.-F. R. Barratt, Stamford, Howes, Mortimer-road, Kingsland, licensed victualler, June 21 music seller.- Robert Barbor, Phoenix-wharf, Surrey Canal at half.past 11, London, aud.ac.- Geo. Lawrance, Abingdon, Bank, Deptford, tar distiller. - James Beaven, Bristol, beer Berkshire, saddler, June 21 at 12, London, aud. ac.-Wm. retailer.-Edwin Sparrow, Liverpool, metal broker.-J. C. Green, Harrow-road, builder, June 21 at 2, London, aud. ac. Stivens and Jacob Stower, Liverpool, general merchants.

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ties for a gaming consideration, not within the proviso

of the statute, was held not to be so tainted by illegality LONDON, JUNE 16, 1855.

as to throw upon an indorsee the onus of proving that

he gave consideration for it. We may here also refer to The stat. 8 & 9 Vict. c. 109, appears to have effected the case of Knight v. Chambers, (1 Jur., N. S., part 1, p. a material alteration in the doctrines of law which go- 525). That was an action for money paid ; the defendant vern that extensive class of contracts known as “ gaming pleaded that the money was paid in respect of certain contracts.” After repealing former statutes which had differences in the price of shares in a public company, declared such contracts to be illegal, it is enacted, by to be paid by the defendant under wagering contracts, sect. 18, that “ all contracts and agreements, whether contrary to the 8 & 9 Vict.c. 109, which the plaintiff had by parol or in writing, by way of gaming or wagering, made for the defendant with third persons. The Court shall be null and void, and that no suit shall be brought of Common Pleas held, that as the plea did not negative or maintained in any court of law or equity for reco- the plaintiff's request, and the act made such contracts vering any sum of money or valuable thing alleged to only void, and not illegal, the plea did not disclose any be won upon any wager.” There is a proviso appended defence. The case was likened by the Chief Justice to to this section, whereby “any subscription or contri- a payment by the plaintiff, at the defendant's request, bution, or agreement to subscribe or contribute, for or of purchase money for goods above the value of 101., the towards any plate, prize, or sum of money to be awarded contract of purchase being void under the Statute of to the winner of any lawful game,” is excepted from Frauds; and Maule, J., said, “ Looking at the whole the operation of the act. One question arises with re- record, it appears that the plaintiff, at the request gard to the enacting part of the section, as to the dis of the defendant, paid for him certain money which tinction between illegal and merely void considerations. the defendant was not legally bound to pay, the If money is paid or goods handed over on account of a contract he had entered into being merely void.” wager not within the proviso, can it be recovered back? To the same effect is Knight v. Fitch, (1 Jur., N. S., If it be a voluntary payment, or voluntary delivery, not part 1, p. 526), which was an action for work made under any mistake of facts, it would seem that it done, commission, and money paid. The defendant eould not be recovered, according to a well-established pleaded that the plaintiff was a stock and share rule, which is independent of the legality or illegality of broker, and as such made certain contracts for the the consideration. But supposing elements to exist in defendant by way of wagering, contrary to the statute, the case which take it out of the operation of this rule, under the semblance of pretended sales respecting the can the parties still be said to be in pari delicto, so as to future market price of certain public and other stock, be precluded from having recourse to the pure fountain &c., whereby the defendant was to receive or pay the of justice ? On the one hand, it may be urged that it differences between the price of the said stock on the was not the intention of the Legislature to legalise such days on which the contracts were made, and the price transactions, and that by rendering them void it has on certain future days, according as the price had bein effect declared them to be against the policy of the come higher or lower, and that the causes of action law, so as to make them in one sense illegal. On the arose in respect thereof. The Court of Common Pleas other hand, it may be said that a distinction between held that this was no defence under the statute in void and illegal contracts was in the contemplation of the question, and that it disclosed no defence under the Legislature, and that this distinction has been recognised Stock-jobbing Act, 7 Geo. 2, c. 8, as it was not in a very recent case, (not yet reported), in which it alleged that each contract related to public stock. was decided that a bill given between the original par- Some valuable observations on the nature of the defence

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