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No. 25, NEW SERIES.-Vol. I.
No. 964, OLD SERIES.-Vol. XIX.

JUNE 30, 1855.



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MORRIS, JOHN M., Esq., Moorgate-street-chambers, DONNE, S. EDWARD, Esq., Streatham-hill.

Moorgate-street. FONBLANQUE, J. S. M., Esq., St. John's-wood.

MURRAY, WILLIAM, Esq., London-street. JONES, WILLIAM, Esq., Crosby-square.

TORR, JOHN SMALE, Esq., Bedford-row. LOUGHBOROUGH, THOMAS, Esq., Austin-friars.

WILLAUME, T. B. T., Esq., New Broad-street. MAYNARD, JONAS ALLEYNE, Esq., Temple.

WITHALL, W., Esq., Parliament-street. VOURILYAN, J. N., Esq., Gray's-inn.

WOOLRYCH, EDMUND H., Esq., Temple. The attention of the Profession is invited to the advantages offered by this Office to Solicitors and their Clients, which will be found to be greater than in most other Life Offices. ADVANTAGES TO THE ASSURED.

ADVANTAGES TO THE PROFESSION. 1. Four-fifths of the Profits are divided triennially amongst the A Commission of 101. per cent. is allowed on the first year's premium, Assured.

and 51. per cent. annually afterwards; and, as an additional advantage In some Offices the Assured may not be entitled to a Bonus until to persons introducing business, the Shareholders have by the Deed of the expiration of ten years from the time of effecting the Policy, whilst Settlement given up half of their Profits for the benefit of such persons in this Office three years is the utmost limit.

as extra Commission. 2. At the first division of Profits in May, 1853, a Reversionary Bonus,

The extra Commission paid in 1853 to persons introducing business averaging 457. per cent., was declared on all Participating Policies. In was as follows:some cases the Bonus exceeded 611. per cent. on the premiums paid.

Ordinary Commission paid.

Extra Commission paid, On reference to the Prospectuses of some of the principal Offices,

£75 16 0

£54 12 11 it will be found that the Bonus on their first division was much less,

188 9

135 7 3 viz. 291. per cent.

63 6

45 13 0 3. The next division of Profits will be declared in May, 1856, when all

41 12

29 19 Policies effected in 1855 will participate.

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100 100 In most Offices Assurers do not participate in the Profits until after

69 14 0

50 5 payment of from three to five annual premiums, but in this Office

Board days, Thursdays, at half-past Two o'clock. they may participate on payment of a single premium.

C. J. GILL, Secretary. WANTED, by the Advertiser, (aged 28), a RE-ENGAGE

TO SOLICITORS, &c. MANAGING CLERK. References first-rate. Salary required, about beg to inform the Profession that they will REMOVE into their 1301. per annum. Address S. S., Mr. Ockerby's, Law Stationer, 16, Castle- NEW WAREHOUSES, No. 1, Chancery-lane, and 192, Fleet-street, on street, Holbom.

or about the 1st July next, with the largest, cheapest, and best-assorted

Stock of Office Papers, &c. in the Trade. LAW.-WANTED, in a City Office, a CLERK, fully

competent to take the management of the Common Law and to assist in the Chancery department, with or without the Principal's UNION BANK OF LONDON. None who have been articled need apply. Address, stating

The Directors of the Union Bank of London have resolved to age, salary expected, and full particulars, to S. W., care of Mr. Blenkarn, ESTABLISH a BRANCH BANK near Temple-bar, and have taken 29, Bell-yard, Lincoln's-inn.

temporary premises at No. 200, Fleet-street, where BUSINESS will be

COMMENCED on MONDAY, the 2nd of July. PAPER:- The cheapest, largest, and best assorted Stock,

W. W. SCRIMGEOUR, General Manager. suitable for the use of the Legal Profession, will be found at

, the High Court of Chancery, '38, High Holborn, opposite Chancery-lane. U

NION BANK OF LONDON. -Samples, with prices, will be forwarded on application, and orders to

Principal Office-2, Princes-street. Mansion-house. the amount of 21. carriage-free to the country.

Regent-street Branch Office-Argyll-place.

Charing-cross Branch Office-4, Pall-mall East. THE LONDON AND WESTMINSTER BANK issues Temple-bar Branch Temporary Office—200, Fieet-street.

CIRCULAR NOTES of 101. each, for Travellers on the Con- The Capital of the Bank i3 3,000,0001. sterling, in 60,000 shares of 50%. tinent. They are payable at every important place in Europe, and each, (on which 107. has been paid), held by upwards of 750 Proprietors, thus enable the Traveller to vary his route without inconvenience. No whose panies are published periodically. expense is incurred, and when cashed no charge is made for commis

TERMS. sion. They may be obtained at the Bank, Lothbury, or at any of the

CURRENT Accounts.-These will be made up to the 30th of June Branches,

viz. Westminster Branch, 1, St. James's-square.

and 31st of December in each year, and if the balance shall not at any Bloomsbury ditto, 214, High Holborn.

time during the half year have been below 5001., interest at the rate of Southwark ditto, 3, Wellington-street, Borough.

21. per cent. will be allowed on the minimum monthly balances. If

not helow 2001., interest at the rate of Il. per cent. will be allowed or Eastern ditto, 87, High-street, Whitechapel. Marylebone ditto,

the minimum monthly balances; but if below 2001., no interest will be 4, Stratford-place, Oxford-street.

Temple-bar ditto, 211, Strand.
J. W. GILBART, General Manager.

DEPOSIT ACCOUNTS.-The rate of interest allowed on money placed

on deposit at ten days' notice (whether by customers or the public LONDON AND WESTMINSTER BANK. - The generally) will be 1l. per cent. under the Bank of England rate of disTEMPLE-BAR BRANCH of this Bank was OPENED on

count for first-class bills, rising and falling therewith, but the maximum Friday, the 15th instant, at the Temporary Offices, No. 211, Strand. not to exceed 51. per cent. Receipts for the sums so deposited will be

The Capital of the Bank is 5,000,0001. sterling, in 50,000 shares of granted, or, for the convenience of depositors going abroad, bills or 1001. each. The sum of 201. has been paid on each share, so that the promissory notes, if at not less than six months' date, including interest paid-up capital is 1,000,0001. sterling,

till maturity, will be issued. The Bank has above twelve hundred partners, whose names are re

GENERAL BUSINESS. gistered at the Stamp Office, and are printed with the Annual Report of The Agency of Country and Foreign Banks, whether Joint Stock or the Directors.

Private. Current Accounts are received on the same principles as those ob- Circular Notes and Letters of Credit issued for all parts of the Conserved by the London bankers.

tinent of Europe and elsewhere. Sums from 101. upwards are received upon interest. For these sums Purchases and Sales effected in all the British and Foreign Stocks receipts are granted, called deposit receipts.

and Securities, and the dividends received without charge. Circular Notes are issued for the use of travellers on the Continent. The Half-pay, &c. of Officers, being customers, received without

J. W. GILBART, General Manager. charge. Lothbury, June 19, 1855.

W. W. SCRIMGEOUR, General Manager. No. 25, Vol. I., New SERIES.



GAZETTES.-Friday, June 22.

Alford, Lincolnshire, innkeeper, July 11 at 12, Kingston. upon-Hull, and, ac.-Samuel Oldfield, John Allan, and Ed.

ward John Sinclair Couzens, Huddersfield, woollen-cloth BANKRUPTS.

merchants, July 5 at 11, Leeds, aud. ac. - Thos. Nicholson, WILLIAM WATSON, York-terrace, Regent's-park, hotel Leeds, machine maker, July 5 at 11, Leeds, aud. ac.-C. Har keeper, July 3 at 2, and Aug. 4 at 12, London: Of. Ass.

greaves and Michel Hargreaves, Bradford, whitesmiths, July 5

at 11, Leeds, aud. ac.--Stansfeld ; Šols. Lambert & Co., John-street, Bedford-row. merchant, July 5 at 11, Leeds, aud. ac.--- George Nicholas

--Frederick I'm. Holmes, Leeds, wine - Pet. f. June 19. JOHN DURRANT, High Holborn, victualler, June 29 at chapman, July 16 at 11, London, div.- George Jessop, Clif

Solomon Chapman, Boughton Malherbe, Kent, dealer and half-past 12, and Aug. 4 at 12, London: Off. Ass. Graham; tonville, Sussex, builder, July 13 at 12, London, div.-CaSols. Dimmock & Burbey, 2, Snffolk-lane, Cannon-street, therine Dixon, Lymington, tailor, July 14 at 1, London, div.

City.- Pet, f. June 20.
WILLIAM AARON ROGERS, Sutton, Surrey, licensed

--Thomas Lands, High-street, Camden-town, shoe vendor, victualler, July 2 at balf-past 12, and Aug. 13 at 1. Lon July 13 at half-past 11, London, div.- Geo. Hennet, Duke. don : Of. Ass. Nicholson ; Sol. Howard, 30, Nicholas- 12, London, div.-John Lofts, Strand, printer, July 13 at 11,

street, Westminster, railway contractor, July 13 at half-past lane, London.-Pet. f. June 21.

London, div. WILLIAM BATLEY, Northampton, engineer, July 2 at 1,

CERTIFICATES. and Aug. 13 at half.past 1, London: Off. Ass. Pennell; Sols. Lewis & Co., 6, Raymond-buildings, Gray’s-inn.

To be allowed, unless Cause be sheron to the contrary on or Pet. f. June 21.

before the Day of Meeting. JOHN PARKER MARSH, Bishopsgate-street, dealer and John Overbury, Frederick’s-place, Old Jewry, woollen chapman, June 28 at 11, and Aug. 9 at half-past 12, Lon

warehouseman, July 16 at half-past 11, London.-Thomas don: Off. Ass. Johnson ; Sol. Harris, Moorgate-street, Grist, Salisbury, woollendraper, July 13 at 11, London.London.-Pet. f. June 9.

Henry Joseph Pratt, New Bond-street, trunk maker, July 13 CHARLES VINER, Barge-yard, Bucklersbury, dealer and at 11, London. ---John Lofts, Strand, printer, July 13 at 11,

chapman, June 29 at half-past 12, and Aug. 9 at 12, Lon. London.-- George Edward Neal, Pembury, Kent, ionkeeper, don : Off. Ass. Bell; Sol. Hubbard, 18, Bucklersbury.- July, 14 at half-past 12, London.-William Perfect LockPet. f. June 20.

wood, Wakefield, chemist, July 14 at 12. London.---Catherine JOSEPH HARNDEN, Webb-street, Southwark, and Three Dizon, Lymington, tailor, July 14 at 1, London.-William

Oak-lane, Horsleydown, dealer and chapman, June 29 and Whaley, Charles-street, Camberwell New-road, builder, July Aug. 9 at 12, London: Off. Ass. Bell ; Sols. Brady & Son,

17 at 1, London.-Wm. Hoe, Bishopsgate-street Without, 1, Staple.inn.- Pet. f. June 19.

stationer, July 16 at 12, London. FANNY LITTLEWOOD and SARAH LITTLEWOOD, To be granted, unless an Appeal be duly entered.

Manchester, licensed victuallers, July 5 and 26 at 12, Man. Benjamin Newton, Brighton, brush manufacturer.- John chester : Off. Ass. Hernaman; Sol. Wilson, Manchester.-- | Dickie and David Dickie, Portsea, drapers.-William Attack, Pet. f. June 12.

Canning-town, Plaistow-marshes, engineer. - John Thynne RICHARD BARTLAM, Wolverhampton, dealer and chap. Carr, Řegent-terrace, City-road, timber merchant. - Charles

man, July 4 und 23 at half-past 10, Birmingham : Off. Ass. Abbott, James-street, Long-acre, licensed victualler.
Christie ; Sols. Motteram & Knight, Birmingham.-Pet. d.
June 13.

TUESDAY, June 26.
James Speller, Wapping High-street, sail maker, July 3 at

BarKRUPTS. half-past 12, London, last ex.- Thomas Harvey, Great St. HENRY LOCKEY EDRIDGE, Monmouth-road, BaysHelens, money scrivener, July 4 at 1, London, last es.-W. water, dealer and clapman, July 6 at 11, and Aug. 10 at Tyree, Blackfriars-road, shoe manufacturer, July 4 at 2, Lon. balf-past ), London : Off. Ass. Whitmore; Sols. Lawrance don, last ex.-Wm. Gittus, Islebam, Cambridgeshire, draper, & Co., 14, Old Jewry-chambers.-Pet. f. June 23. July 5 at 11, London, aud. ac.- - David Halket, Herne Bay, / WILLIAM EPWORTH TUKE, Mark-lane, wine and spirit shipowner, July 4 at 12, London, aud. ac.— William Fitch, broker, July 6 at half-past 1, and Aug. 10 at 1, London: Old Fish-street-hill, Upper Thames-street, stationer, July 4 Off. Ass. Whitmore; Sols. Marten & Co., half-past 12, London, aud. ac.-Raffael Monti, Great Marl. Pet. f. June 22. borough-street, and Princes-street, Hanover-square, sculptor, DANIEL GOLDING, Isleham, Cambridgsbire, butcher, July 4 at 12, London, aud. ac.-G. C. Long, Dartford, draper, July 6 at 12, and Aug. 10 at 11, London: Off. Ass. Cannan; July 4 at 1, London, aud. ac.-J. Partridge, Wednesbury Oak, Sols. Hawkins & Co., 2, New Boswell-court, Lincoln's-inn; Tipton, Staffordshire, corn-factor, Aug. 3 at 11, Birmingham, Hustwick, Soham, Cambridgeshire.-Pet. f. June 22. aud. ac.- Jas. W. Lewty, Wilden, Worcestershire, Wm. H. FREDERICK DIVERS, Great Bell-alley, Moorgate-street, Partridge, Birmingham, and Edmund Lewty, Stourport, Wor- licensed victualler, July 6 at half-past 12, and Aug. 10 at cestershire, tin-plate workers, Aug. 3 at 11, Birmingham, half-past 1, London: Off. Ass. Whitmore; Sol. Warrand, aud. ac.; Aug. 4 at 11, div.- George Porteous Roby, Lea- 73, Basinghall-street.-Pet. f. June 22. mington Priors, Warwickshire, fishmonger, July 11 at balf- ROBERT MARTIN and DAVID WARDLAW SCOTT, past 10, Birmingham, aud. ac.– William Malliband, Great Great St. Helens, dealers and chapmen, July 6 and Aug. Claybrook, Leicestershire. fellmonger, Aug. 3 at 11, Birming- 10 at 12, London: Off. Ass. Cannan; Sols. Lawrance & ham, aud. ac.- David Cooper, Birmingham, pearl button Co., 14, Old Jewry-chambers.-Pet. f. June 23. maker, Aug. 3 at 11, Birmingham, aud. ac.-James Rumsey, | FRANCIS EDWARD TUCKER, Copthall-buildings, LonCoventry, licensed victualler, Aug. 4 at 11, Birmingham, aud. don, and Hornchurch, Essex, commission agent, July 6 at ac.- Edward Carrington, Birmingham, grocer, Aug. 4 at 11, 2, and Aug. 9 at 12, London: Off. Ass. Johnson ; Sols. Birmingham, aud. ac. and div.-John Hardy, Castle Doning. Spyer & Son, 30, Broad-street-buildings.- Pet. f. June 18. ton, Leicestershire, cattle dealer, July 24 at half-past 10, RICHARD KIRKMAN LANE, Argyle.street, RegentNottingham, aud. ac. and div.-Thomas Robinson, Hexham, street, and Union-crescent, Wandsworth-road, dealer and Northumberland, currier, July 12 at 12, Newcastle-upon- chapman, July 7 and Aug. 13 at 11, London: Off. Ass. Tyne, aud. ac.- Wm. Smethurst, Manchester, Jacquard ma- Nicholson ; Sol. Mason, Moira-chambers, 17, Ironmongerchine maker, July 2 at 12, Manchester, aud. ac.-William lane. — Pet. f. May 24. Houston, Manchester, joiner, July 3 at 12, Manchester, aud. SAMUEL THRAVES and WILLIAM HARRISON, Not. ac.-William Pickup, Blackburn, Lancashire, brick maker, tingham, upholsterers, July 17 and Aug. 7 at 10, NottingJuly 4 at 12, Manchester, aud. ac.— James Hardcastle, Man- ham: Off. Ass. Harris; Sols. Coope, Nottingham ; Har. chester, tavern keeper, July 2 at 12, Manchester, aud. ac.- rison & Wood, Birmingham.- Pet. d. June 22. Wm. Westmore Cowherd Kirkham, Manchester, money scri. THOMAS ROBERTS, Llanstephan, Carmarthenshire, and vener, July 4 at 12, Manchester, aud. ac. - James S. Skipper, Newport, Monmouthshire, dealer and chapman, July 9 and Liverpool, corn merchant, July 2 at 11, Liverpool, aud. ac.- Aug. 6 at 11, Bristol: Oi. Ass. Acraman; Sols. J. &

Wm. Shaw and Henry Shaw, Mold-green, near Huddersfield, R. Cruttwill, Bath; Bevan & Girling, Bristol.-Pet. f. dyers, July 24 at balf.past 12, Leeds, aud. ac.-W. Gibson, June 25,


CONTENTS. London Gazettes..


COURT OF QUEEN'S BENCH-(continued). Leading Article

257 removal unappealed against-Order for removal of First Report of the County Courts Commission..... 260 children-Appeal against order adjudging settleNAMES OF THE CASES REPORTED.

ment of mother)

586 Brook o. Chaplin.-(Insolvent debtor-Order for proCOURT OF APPEAL IN CHANCERY.

tection-Statement of debt in schedule_Judgment By F. FISHER, Barrister at Law. Lord Kensington o. Bouverie.-(Mortgage-Redemp

on warrant of altorney–5 & 6 Vict. c. 116—7 & 8 Vict. c. 96, 88. 21, 22, 30).

590 tion-Tenant for life-Deficiency of rents to pay

Reg. 0. Newton.-(Misdemeanour-Writ of errorinterest or charges)


Fiat of Attorney-General Contradiction of reRolls COURT. cord-Offence out of jurisdiction of Court).

591 By G. Y. Robson, Barrister at Law.

Reg. v. Seale.-(Quo warranto-Burgess-ErrorBaxendale v. Seale.-(Vendor and purchaser-Specific

Common-law Procedure Act, 1852, (15 8. 16 Vict. performance)

c. 76), 88. 148, 149)..


Livingston v. Ralli.-(Contract of sale-Agreement to By C. MARETT, Barrister at Law.

refer any difference-Action for refusing to refer Tomson o. Judge.-(Solicitor-Gift--Fictitious con

- What is a difference)

594 sideration)


Vice-CHANCELLOR Stuart's Court.

By W. PATERSON and W. Mills, Barristers at Law.
By T. F. MORSE, Barrister at Law.

Coleman o. Riches.--(Principal and agent-Liability Wood o. Ordish.-(Will-Construction-Estates de.

of principal for false representation by agent vised subject to a general charge of debts-Lapse

Authority of agent)..

596 -Estates descended--Marshalling)

584 Alexander 0. Alexander.-(Will-Construction-Con. Roberts o. Ball, and in re The Trusts of Henry Ball's

tingent remainder)

598 Mortgage.-(Attachment Judgment creditor

Court or ExchEQUER. 1 & 2 Vict. c. 110-Decree registered, effect of).. 585

By W. M. Best, Barrister at Law.

May o. Hawkins.-(14 & 15 Vict. c. 99, 88. 2, 3By G. J. P. SMITH and W. B. BRETT, Barristers at Law, 17 & 18 Vict, c. 125, 88. 51, 52 Questions tendReg. . The Inbabitants of Hartington Middle Quarter.

ing to forfeiture Interrogatories to parties-(Judgment— Estoppel-Settlement -- Order of

Affidavit of cause of action-Affidavit of merits)., 600


money on account of his master. The following is an

instance:-The prisoner was employed to superintend LONDON, JUNE 30, 1855.

the grinding of corn at the mill of a county gaol. He

had no right to grind any corn except such as was Our last synopsis of cases decided by the Court of brought to him with a ticket, and had no leave to Criminal Appeal will be found in 18 Jur., part 2, p. 65. grind any grain for his private benefit. In breach of We now proceed to place before our readers a review his duty, however, he did grind certain corn without a of the cases decided in the interval, believing that it ticket, and received money for it, and appropriated it will be found useful at this time, when the sessions and to his own use. The Court held that this was not reassizes are approaching.

ceiving money on account of his masters, but an imConcealment of Birth.]—The dead body of a child was proper use of the machinery intrusted to him. (Reg. placed by the prisoner under the bolster of the bed in v. Harris, 18 Jur., part 1, p. 408). which she was lying, with the intention of endeavour- In Reg. v. Gibbs (1 Jur., N. S., part 1, p. 118) the ing to conceal the body from the surgeon, but intend- point decided was upon the relation of master and sering afterwards to remove it to some other place; and it vant. The prisoner was a carrier, employed only bewas held (Pollock, C. B., dissentiente) that this was a tween certain glove sewers and the manufacturers in sufficient disposing of the body to support a conviction, carrying the gloves from the one to the other, and under the 9 Geo. 4, c. 31, s. 14, for concealing the birth receiving the money for the work, and paying it to of the child. (Reg. v. Perry, 1 Jur., N. S., part 1, p. 408). the glove sewers, after deducting his charge. He ap

· Conspiracy.]-In Reg. v. Carlisle and Another (18 propriated some of the money so received, and was Jur., part 1, p. 386) it has been decided that where indicted for embezzlement but it was held that he two persons, acting in concert, make false and fraudu- could not be considered the servant of the persons delent representations to a creditor of one of them, and frauded. He was bailee of the money, and therefore thereby induced him to forego part of his claim, they his offence amounted only to a breach of trust. may be convicted of conspiracy. The following were Evidence.]See Practice. the facts :-B. had purchased a mare of the prosecutor False Pretences.]-A case, (Reg. v. Eagleton), infor 391. upon credit. B. and C. subsequently conspired volving most important points, has been fully argued to give a false account of the mare's soundness, and before all the judges, and is now standing over for thereby induced the prosecutor to take 271. in satisfac- judgment. The defendant, a baker, was under a contion of his claim. It was contended for the prisoners tract to supply the poor of a union with loaves of that the indictment could not be sustained, inasmuch bread of a certain weight. He supplied loaves deas the right of the prosecutor to his full claim was not ficient in weight, and made a return to the relieving altered, acceptance of the smaller sum being no satis- officer of the number of loaves he had supplied. The faction of the larger; and therefore it could not be said question is, whether this is obtaining money by false that he was cheated or defrauded.

pretences, and the judgment is anxiously looked for, Embezzlement.] --Nice points frequently arise upon inasmuch as it will probably go far towards settling the question as to whether a servant has received | what amounts to an offence within the statute.

An indictment, which alleged that the defendant jury found that the prisoner took up the


knowfalsely pretended that a certain sum of money was ing it was not her own, and intending at the time to “due and owing” to him for work, was held to be bad, appropriate it to her own use, but that she did not as not containing an allegation of a false pretence of know who was the owner at the time she took it. It an existing fact. The allegation that money was “due was held that the purse could not be considered as lost and owing" amounted to no more than a mere matter property, and therefore the prisoner was rightly conof opinion, either as regarded fact or law. (Reg. v. victed of larceny. If there had been evidence that the Oates, 1 Jur., N. S., part 1, p. 429).

purse had been lost, then the jury ought to have been Another example of what will be held to amount to asked whether the prisoner had grounds to suppose a false pretence of an existing fact is afforded by the case that by reasonable efforts the owner might be found. of Reg. v. Archer, (1 Jur., N.S., part 1, p. 479). There (Reg. v. West, 18 Jur., part 1, p. 1031). the defendant obtained goods by falsely pretending that The prisoner, by representing to a fellow-servant that he wanted them for J. S., whom he represented to be he had been sent by the managing clerk of their maså person of opulence. The prosecutors supplied the ters to remove some wheat, of which the masters were goods to the defendant for himself, and gave him credit the consignors, obtained the key of a storehouse and for them. There was no such person as J. S.; and the removed the wheat, which was afterwards disposed of, conviction was affirmed.

with the privity of the prisoner, by other parties assoForgery.]—The 11 Geo. 4 & 1 Will. 4, c. 66, s. 18, ciated with him in the commission of the offence. It makes it a felony to engrave, or in anywise make, upon was contended for the prisoner that the offence did not any plate, &c., any bill of exchange or promissory note amount to larceny, but was, if anything, false prefor the payment of money, or any part of any bill of tences. But the Court held it was larceny, Alderson, exchange or promissory note for the payment of money, B., observing that it was sought to make the prisoner purporting to be the bill or note of any persons, &c. not guilty because he had told a lie. (Reg. v. Robins, carrying on the business of bankers, (other than and 18 Jur., part 1, p. 1058). except the Bank of England), without the authority A bargain was made for the sale of a dress at a cerof such persons, &c. The Court, in putting a con- tain price, and another dress was to be given into the struction upon this section, have held that the word bargain. The prisoners obtained part of the money, “note” does not mean merely the obligation or writing, and then declined to take the remainder, bạt laid down but the whole paper or thing which circulates as a the dress first produced, which was of little value, and note, and that therefore the border or ornamental refused to let the prosecutrix have the other. The margin is part of a note within the meaning of the question was whether this was larceny, or merely & statute. (Reg. v. Keith, 1 Jur., N. S., part 1, p. 454). breach of contract. The Court said, that assuming it In the same case it was also decided, that the engraving formed part of the scheme that the property was to be need not shew upon the face of it that it purports to be obtained by a false sale, then there was no contract, part of a genuine note, but that a comparison may be but a fraud, by means of which the felony was commade with a genuine note.

mitted; and the conviction for larceny was affirmed. Larceny.]-Reg. v. Watts (18 Jur., part 1, p. 192) (Reg. v. Morgan and Another, 18 Jur., part 1, p. 1085). decides that an agreement, the subject-matter of which Lawful Apprehension.]--A conviction for “woundwas of the value of 201., although unstamped, is a ing with intent to prevent a lawful apprehension" was chose in action, and therefore not the subject of lar- quashed upon the following facts : -The prosecutor, a ceny. This case was argued before eleven of the sergeant of police, was assaulted by the prisoner, and learned judges, and Parke, B., dissented from the con about two hours afterwards attempted, without having clusion arrived at by the other ten.

a warrant, to take the prisoner into custody, when he A wife delivered some of her husband's goods to her was again assaulted and wounded by the prisoner. adulterer, who knew that she had taken them without (Reg. v. Walker, 18 Jur., part 1, p. 409). There was the husband's authority. This was held to be larceny no continued pursuit, and the interference of the prosein the adulterer. (Reg. v. Featherstone, 18 Jur., part i, cutor was not for the purpose of preventing an affray: p. 538).

In order, therefore, to render the apprehension lawful, The prisoner, after he had assigned his goods to he should have been armed with a warrant. trustees for the benefit of creditors, and before the Lunatic.]--The provisions of stat. 16 & 17 Vict. trustees had taken possession, and whilst they were c. 96, s. 9, do not apply to persons whose care or still in his custody, removed the goods, intending to charge of a lunatic is purely of a domestic character; deprive his creditors of them. He was indicted for and therefore where a husband, living with a lunatic stealing the goods, and the jury expressly found that wife, was convicted upon an indictment for ill-treating the goods were not in his custody as agent of the the lunatic, the conviction was quashed. (Reg. v. trustees. The Court were of opinion, that the jury Rundle, 1 Jur., N. S., part 1, p. 430). having negatived the bailment, the prisoner could not Maliciously cutting Trees.]- Upon an indictment be convicted of larceny. (Reg. v. Pratt, 18 Jur., part 1, under the 7 & 8 Geo. 4, c. 29, s. 38, for maliciously p. 539).

damaging growing trees, and doing injury to an amount A purse, with money in it, was left by a purchaser exceeding 51., it was proved that the actual injury to upon the prisoner's stall. It was pointed out to her the trees amounted to only 11., but that the repairs to by a third person, and she then put it in her pocket, the hedge in which they stood would bring up the and afterwards concealed it. When the owner re- amount to over 51. The latter being only consequenturned, she denied all knowledge of the purse. The tial damage, the Court held that the indictment was

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