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CONTENTS. Leading Article ....

VICE-CHANCELLOR Wood's Court. Notes of the Week..........

By MATTHEW B. Begbie, Barrister at Law. Review.........

Gwatkin o. Campbell.-(Principal and agent) ...... 131 The Law of Blockade. ........ London Gazettes...........

COURT OF QUEEN's Bexch.

By G.J. P. SMITH and W. B. BRETT, Barristers at Law. NAMES OF THE CASES REPORTED.

Watts v. Porter.—(Solicitor-Action for negligenceCOURT OF APPEAL IN CHANCERY.

Stock standing in names of trustees for judgment By F. FISHER, Barrister at Law.

debtor-Charging order - Prior assignment - No. Dann o. Dunn.-(Deeds deposited in courtNo lien

tice to trustees-1 & 2 Vict. c. 110, s. 14) ...... 133 upon, for costs, after repudiation of suit before Reg. v. The Directors of Brighton.-(Irremovcabilityhearing, by infant plaintiff, on attaining majority) 122 Interruption of residence-Absence under contract Rolls Court.

- Animus revertendi-9 $ 10 Vict. c. 66, 8. I).. 138 By G. Y. Robson, Barrister at Law. Romp v. Greenhill.-(Demurrer-Multifariousness

COURT OF COMMon Pleas. Want of equity- Common administration decree). 123

By W. Paterson and W. Mills, Barristers at Law. Morgan v. Hatchell.-(Appointment of guardian under

Bamford o. Chadwick.---(Will, construction of-Dying 12 Car. 2, c. 24-The appointee a good attesting

without leaving issue-Estate tail) ............ 139 witness).........:::::

Borthwick, App., Walton, Resp.-(Appeal from County : Moore o. Perry.- (Claim-Mortgage by deposit

Court).-(Jurisdiction under 9 & 10 Vict. c. 95, Foreclosure).............

........ 126

8. 60 - Whole cause of action - Goods sold and VICE-CHANCELLOR KINDERSLEY's Court.

delivered) ..............

............... 142 By C. MARETT, Barrister at Law.

COURT OF EXCHEQUER. Welcbman o. Farebrother.-(Equitable pleas-Injunc

By W. M. Best, Barrister at Law. tion) ....................................

.. 126 | In re The Chelsea Waterworks Company, ex parte VICE-CHANCELLOR STUART's Court.

Phillips.-(Lands Clauses Consolidation Act, 8 & 9 By T. F. MORSE, Barrister at Law.

Vict. c. 18-Inquisition-Jurors-Challenge).... 143 Hertz r. The Union Bank of London.-(Pleadings

Wilkinson v. Sharland.-(Action for freight - Demur. Evidence-Specific injury, Diamond merchant

rer-Aider by pleading over-Forms in Common. Ancient lighi - Contract-Party-wall).......... 127 law Procedure Act, 15 8. 16 Vict. c. 76, Sched. B.) 144

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THE JURIST. | law, to the introduction of various provisions to pro

mote this end. By the Common-law Procedure Act, LONDON, FEBRUARY 17, 1855.

1854, sect. 79 et seq., power is given to the superior

Courts of common law to grant a writ of injunction at *The granting of an injunction to restrain by the any stage

any stage of a cause, in the mode prescribed by the act; “writ remedial” any illegal or unjust exercise of either

and the 82nd section enacts, that “it shall be lawful for an assumed right, or one which, although legal in itself, the

the plaintiff at any time after the commencement of the it was contrary to the principles of equity to pursue at

action, and whether before or after judgment, to apply law, was, from the earliest period of our legal history,

ex parte to the court or a judge for a writ of injunction exercised only by the Courts of equity, and the writ

to restrain the defendant in such action from the repeissued in the name of the Lord Chancellor as Keeper of

tition or continuance of the wrongful act or breach of the King's Conscience, and on his Sovereign's behalf,

contract complained of, or the committal of any breach enjoining a subject to abstain from enforcing any in of contract, or injury of a like kind arising out of the equitable right, or doing any wrongful act.

same contract, or relating to the same property or right; This writ became in time greatly modified, both in

and such writ may be granted or denied by the court form and substance, and for a very considerable period or judge upon such terms

or judge upon such terms, as to the duration of the has practically been granted by the Lord Chancellor

| writ, keeping an account, giving security, or otherwise, and the other judges in equity, not only in those ex

as to such court or judge shall seem reasonable and treme cases in which alone it was formerly obtained,

just; and in case of disobedience such writ may be but in all cases where, as between subject and subject,

enforced by attachment by the court, or, when such the right of the party applying for relief in equity was

court shall not be sitting, by a judge.” sufficiently clear; and the practice of granting interim

By the 83rd section a defendant may plead, “for an injunctions until the final decision of the cause thence

equitable defence," such facts as would constitute a arose—a practice of great advantage to the suitors, as

ground for relief in equity against a judgment at law. it often enabled parties to discuss the real merits of a

These sections, if enforced in a liberal and reforming cause on an interlocutory application for an injunction. I spirit by the Courts of common law, promise real without incurring the great expense which the bring

benefit to litigants; but for this purpose equitable deing of a cause to a hearing might entail. In practice,

fences should be allowed, and the writ of injunction in equityinjunction causes rarely proceeded beyond ought to be at least as freely granted by the Courts of this interlocutory stage, each party acquiescing in the

law as by the equity judges, otherwise they will soon judgment of the Court, and all further litigation was com

come to be a dead letter; and as the act in no way avoided. The fusion of law and equity, which seems. / restricts or abridges the present jurisdiction of the with reason, to have lately become a favourite theory |

Courts of equity to grant injunctions, application will both of legislators and of the Profession, has led, in all

i always be made to those Courts for them. An impresthe recent acts of Parliament for the amendment of the

sion seems to prevail among the judges, that to enable

the common-law Courts to allow an equitable defence * We are indebted to a learned member of the Chancery or to grant an injunction under these sections, & case Bar for this article.

should be made out by the applicant sufficient to enable No. 6, Vol. I., New SERIES.

him in a court of equity to obtain an unconditional peared.. (Watson v. Humphrey and Another, Exch., perpetual injunction. Now, according to the present 1 Feb. 9). practice of Courts of equity, no interlocutory injunc-1. Towards the end of the Sittings for Middlesex after

Term two Courts sat for the Queen's Bench and two tion is granted except upon terms-the terms usually

for the Exchequer, under the Common-law Procedure being, that the party obtaining the injunction undertakes | Act, 1854. sect. 2. and thereby the long lists of cases to abide by any assessment of damages the Court may in those courts were completely exhausted. think fit to award his opponent in the event of the in- | The Courts have on several recent occasions nsejunction being finally dissolved.

fully exercised the power of adjournment which they The Courts of law do not seem hitherto to have possess under the Common-law Procedure Act, 1854, adopted or appreciated the value of such a rule, and the

sect. 19. result sometimes is, that a party applying to a Court of law, without success, for an injunction, which upon

Review. the same grounds which he lays before the Court of law he would obtain in a court of equity, may be met after

Chitty's Collection of Statutes, with Notes thereon; inwards in equity by the grave objection which is best

tended as a Circuit and Court Companion. The Second

Edition, containing all the Statutes of practical Utility stated in the language of the Bench in the case of Megoe

in the Civil and Criminal Administration of Justice to v. Megoe, (2 Coop. t. Cottenham, 213). Sir J. Leach the Present Time. By W. N. WELSBY and EDWARD there says—" Of late years the Courts of common law BEAVAN, Esqrs., Barristers at Law. In 4 cols. have entertained applications upon principles the ope

[Sweet, and Stevens 8; Norton, 1854.] ration of which was formerly supposed to be confined This important work is now completed, and four to Courts of equity. It is true that this enlargement volumes of tolerable size comprehend all our statutes of the jurisdiction of the other Courts of Westminster of practical

fiction of the other Courts of Westminster of practical utility. This of itself is a great advantage Hall does not prevent this Court from exercising that

to all who are engaged in the administration of justice;

but the value of the work is considerably enhanced by jurisdiction which it has always possessed. But when

", careful annotations to the various sections, whereby a party, not thinking fit to come here in the first in- |

their effect and operation, as judicially determined, are stance, goes into a court of common law, relying upon placed side by side with the enactments themselves. the equitable principles recently introduced there, and having failed, at last tries the experiment of a bill in

On a former occasion * we reviewed the first and

second volumes of this edition at some length, and we Chancery, I am of opinion that I ought not to inter

shall therefore now confine our observations to the sucfere. I make no doubt that a similar course would be adopted in a court of common law. I make no doubt

ceeding volumes. The learned editors have worthily that an application to its equitable jurisdiction would

fulfilled, as they had begun, their task. They have meet with little encouragement if it were known that

received, as they must have needed, encouragement

during the progress of their work; for, as each volume this Court had not regarded the party as entitled to

issued from the press, not only did it meet with the If this principle, which has been generally acknow

marked approbation of the Profession at large, but also ledged and followed in recent cases, be still enforced, it

of the learned judges. We believe it is now adopted is of the highest importance that suitors should not be

as a circuit companion, to which reference is more fredriven from one court to another for relief, on the

quently and usefully made than to any other book..

In the third and fourth volumes will be found the ground that it may be more easily obtained in equity than at law.

statutes upon the following (among many other) subThe equitable title to an injunction

jects :-Limitation of Actions; Parliament; Patents; should be the same on each side of Westminster Hall; and we may refer to an able little treatise on equitable

Pleading; Practice; Poor; Railways; Registration; defences by Mr. J. D. Mayne, as containing the mate

Sessions ; Shipping; Stamps; and Wills. There is also rial points on which the principles of equity are now

& copious analytical index to the whole work. The

printing of the titles “ Poor” and “Sessions” is so applicable to actions at common law. * To fully carry out the beneficial sections of this

arranged that they may be detached and bound up statute, it is essential that Courts of law should follow

separately for use at sessions: the same plan, it will be

remembered, was adopted with reference to “ Criminal the present practice of the Courts of equity on interlo

Law,” in the second volume. We are glad to learn that cutory applications for injunctions, and grant at least

the editors intend to issue annually a supplementary interim injunctions during the progress of a cause, upon

collection of statutes of practical utility of the prethe terms usually imposed, and thus obviate the necessity of a still continued severance of jurisdiction, and a

ceding session, with notes upon the same basis as the

larger work. One of these has already appeared, conresort to the Court of Chancery for a relief which it was intended should be obtained in a far simpler and

taining the statutes of the last session; inter alia, the

Common-law Procedure Act, 1854, the Merchant Shipcheaper mode at law.

ping Consolidation Act, 17 & 18 Vict. c. 104, the Bills

of Sale Registration Act, the Friendly Societies Acts, NOTES OF THE WEEK.

and the one for abolishing the laws against usury.

In our former review we took occasion to point out

some of the evils which arise from the multiplicity of A trader may be made a bankrupt upon a judgment

statutes, and the careless manner in which they are debt from which he has been discharged in the Insol.

framed. We have since that time met with a speech vent Court, although the having been taken in execu of Lord Chancellor Hardwicke, in the House of Lords, tion on such judgment led him to petition the Insolvent

containing matter so pertinent to the subject, that we Court. The presentation of the petition may be treated

are tempted to extract portions of it on the present as the act of bankruptcy. The Court referred to the occasion't. judgment of Holroyd, J., in Jellis v. Mountford, (4 B. “We have it from the highest authority,” said his & Al. 264), and said that the stat. 1 & 2 Vict. c. 110, by one section, put an end to the right of creditors to * 16 Jur., part 2, p. 2. sue, but it also provided that the insolvent might be + It was delivered during the debate on the Militia Bill in made bankrupt on the petition of such creditors as ap- 1756. See Harris's “Life of Lord Hardwicke," vol. iii, p. 58.

relief."

Lordship, “ that in the multitude of counsellors there

THE LAW OF BLOCKADE. * is safety; but we in this nation may from experience

say, that in the multitude of legislators there is con"fusion; for our statute-books are increased to such an The following is an extract from Dr. Waddilove's 'enormous size that they confound every man who is paper read before the Statistical Society on the 15th

obliged to look into them; and this is plainly owing ult. It will be found to contain an interesting review 'to a great change which has by degrees crept into our of the progress of international law upon the subject of constitution. In old times almost all the laws which blockade :-were designed to be public acts, and to continue as “ The object of the present paper is to point out the the standing laws of this kingdom, were first moved great change that has taken place in an important for, drawn up, and passed in this House, where we principle of our declared international law, as manihave the learned judges always attending, and ready fested by the recent Orders of her Majesty in Council, 'to give us their advice and assistance. From their and to shew, that, notwithstanding their important knowledge and experience, they must be allowed to advance towards amelioration, they still justify a course be best able to tell whether any grievance complained of action which, causing serious inconvenience to the of proceeds from a non-execution of the laws in being, passive and inoffensive neutral, is productive of but and whether it be of such a nature as may be redressed doubtful injury to our enemy, while it inflicts certain loss by a new law. In the former case a new law must on ourselves, and hence to deduce a hope that the same be always unnecessary, and in the latter it must be spirit which has so manifestly characterised the conridiculous; and when by the opinion and advice of the duct of Great Britain will still further develope itself, judges we find that neither of these is the case, we and that this country will eventually, in conjunction have their assistance, whereby we are enabled to draw with the United States of America and the several up a new law in such a manner as to render it effectual powers of Europe, unanimously and unequivocally and easy to be understood. This is the true reason declare that the property of private individuals is as 'why in former times we had but very few laws passed sacred on the ocean as it is on land. ‘in Parliament, and very seldom, if ever, a posterior law " In tracing the history of this subject, I have been "for explaining and amending a former.

led to select the treaty of Utrecht as my first land“ By this new method of law-making," continued mark; because by the terms of that treaty were first his Lordship, “the business of the two Houses seems to distinctly laid down, acknowledged, and promulgated 'be so much altered, that I really think the writs of the rights of maritime neutral nations, and because on

summons ought to be altered; those for the other the terms of that treaty were based the several subse* House ought now to be ad consulendum,' and those quent commercial relations established between the 'to the members of this ad consentiendum. But this chief maritime nations of Europe, and which remained ‘is far from being the only inconvenience: the other uncontroverted until the wars of the French revolution. •House, by their being so numerous, and by their being " The words in point of that treaty are, (Art. 17)

destitute of the advice and assistance of the judges, And it is now stipulated concerning ships and goods, ‘are too apt to pass laws which are either unnecessary that free ships shall also give a freedom to goods, and

or ridiculous, and almost every law they pass stands that everything shall be deemed to be free and exempt ‘in need of some new law for explaining and amending which shall be found on board belonging to the subjects 'it; and we in this House, either through complaisance of either of the confederates, although the whole lading, ' or through want of time, are but too apt to give our or any part thereof, should appertain to the enemies of consent, often without any amendment. By this either of their Majesties, contraband of war being always means it is that our statute-books have of late years excepted.' increased to such an enormous size, that no lawyer, “ Here we have the principle, that free ships make 'not even one of the longest and most extensive prac- free goods, distinctly enunciated. It must, however, "tice, can pretend to be master of all the statutes that be borne in mind, that this was but the stipulation of a * relate to any one case that comes before him; and this treaty-a sort of special compact to exempt the parties

evil goes on increasing so much every year, that it is to it from the application of the ordinary rule of inter‘high time for this House to begin to put a stop to it, national law, viz. that the property of an enemy on .by resolving not to pass any bill for introducing a new board a neutral ship is good and lawful prize'- & and standing law that comes from the other House, maxim adopted by our own legal tribunals, as also by unless it comes up so early in the session as to leave those of the United States of America, notwithstanding us sufficient time to take the advice and assistance of that country, from the very dawn of her existence as a 'the judges upon it, and to consider every clause of it nation, adhered to the opposite doctrine in her several maturely*; and in every such case we ought to con- commercial treaties. sider whether a new law be necessary for the purpose “ When this treaty of Utrecht was put an end to by 'intended; for no new law ought ever to be made un- the war of 1756, England abandoned its provisions, and « less it appears to be absolutely necessary, as a multi-thus fell back upon the rule of general international "tude of useless laws is one of the greatest plagues a law, and hesitated not to enforce, in the most energetic people can be exposed to. In the next place, we ought and determined manner, her obnoxious belligerent to consider whether the inconvenience or grievance rights; hence resulted the convention formed against 'intended to be removed be of such a nature as to ad- her known as the armed neutrality of 1780. Notmit of being cured by any human law; for if it be withstanding, however, that formidable combination,

not, we render ourselves ridiculous by the attempt. composed of the United States of America, as well as • In the third place, we ought to consider whether, by the maritime powers of Europe, England, trusting to * endeavouring to remove the grievance or misfortune her naval superiority, and conceiving that to permit complained of, we may probably introduce a much traffic in her enemy's merchandise would be injurious greater; and in the fourth place, we ought to examine to her interests, resolved to seize, under the sanction very strictly whether the law be conceived in such of maritime international law, (as interpreted by her 'terms as may be effectual for the end intended, and jurists and laid down by her judicial tribunals), the 'the several clauses so clearly expressed as can admit property of her enemy when on the ocean, wherever of no doubt."

it could be found, whether in the vessel of friend or

foe; and thus single-handed she braved the storm of * Such a resolution was passed in the House of Lords in aggression with which she was assailed. the session of 1853.

“ The peace of 1783 for a time laid the question at

Feb.

rest, until the war with France, consequent on the French CHARLES HEATON and JAMES HEATON, Lime-st., revolution which broke out in 1793, again revived all London, and White Lion-street, Spitalfields, Middlesex, the hostile feeling between that country and Great / export oilmen, dealers and chapmen, Feb. 22 at half past 1, Britain. The right of seizing the enemy's property

and March 22 at 2, Court of Bankruptcy, London: Off. on board neutral vessels was again insisted on, and

Ass. Johnson; Sols. Lawrance & Co., Old Jewry-chambers, declared to be in accordance with the soundest prin

Old Jewry, London.- Petition presented Dec. 21, 1854. ciples of international law; and the navy of Great

ALFRED SPENCE, Chilworth, near Guildford, Surrey, Britain, much increased in number since the last war,

paper manufacturer, Feb. 23 at 2, and March 20 at 1,

Court of Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Edwards ; Sols. aided by numerous privateers, (a kind of legalised pirate,

J. & S. Solomon, 136, Fenchurch-street, London.-Petition now happily unknown), was actively employed in over-|

yeu overall filed Jan. 29. hauling neutral vessels for the search of enemy's pro- | JOHN BUCHANAN, Moorgate-street, London, upholsterer perty.

and cabinet maker, Feb. 23 at 1, and March 20 at 2, Court * “ The northern nations of Europe, with Russia at of Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Lee; Sols. Allen & their head, again combined for the purpose of resisting Nicol, 88, Queen-street, Cheapside, London.-Petition filed this inroad on neutral rights in the month of December, Feb. 5. 1800. A treaty renewing the confederacy for an armed JAMES CROUCH and JOB CROUCH, Wimbledon, Surneutrality was concluded between Russia and Sweden, rey, builders, dealers and chapmen, Feb. 20 at 2, and March to which Denmark and Prussia quickly gave their

20 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Edwards ; adherence. England, however, undeterred, still repu

Sols. Lawrance & Co., 14, Old Jewry-chambers, Old Jewry, diated the maxim, that free ships make free goods.

London.- Petition filed Nov. 23, 1854.

s! ALEXANDER KIRKALDY, St. Mary-at-Hill, Tower-st., “ There has always been an endeavour on the part of

London, letter-press printer, engraver, dealer and chapman, a country to foster and protect the commerce of its

Feb. 20 at half-past 2, and March 20 at 1, Court of Bank: colonies. In her desire to accomplish this, France had,

ruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Edwards ; Sols. Gregson & Son, during her wars with England, invited other nations to

8, Angel-court, Throgmorton-st., London.--Petition filed trade with the French possessions in the West Indies, Feb. 5 offering thereby to neutrals a privilege during war from JAMES UNDERWOOD, Epsom, Surrey, victualler, dealer which they were sedulously excluded during peace. and chapman, Feb. 21 at half-past 1, and March 24 at 12, The Prize Courts of this country had condemned that Court of Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Pennell; Sol. practice as far back as the year 1756, by a declaration Young, Serjeants'-inn, Fleet-street, London.- Petition dated of the principle, that a neutral has no right to deliver a belligerent from the pressure of his enemies' hostilities JOHN WALTER RYMILL, Paul's Wharf, Upper Thamesby trading with his colonies in time of war in a way )

street, London, paper agent, rag merchant, dealer and chapthat was prohibited in time of peace. France, how

man, Feb. 21 at 12, and March 31 at half past 12, Court ever, persisted in her course of action; and in the war

of Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Nicholson ; Sol. Goren,

29, South Molton-street.- Petition dated Jan. 31. . of 1793 she again openly invited neutrals to trade with

GEORGE WARD GILBERT, Hammersmith, Middlesex, her colonies, although as an integral part of the French

licensed victualler, Feb. 17 at half-past 2, and March 24 at territory they were to England hostile ground. Eng

1, Court of Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Nicholson; land, therefore, immediately issued instructions for the Sol. Lewis, 7, Wilmington-square, Clerkenwell, Middlesex. seizure of all vessels bringing goods from or carrying - Petition dated Feb. 5. supplies to the colonies of her enemies.

JAMES BIRD, Canton, near Cardiff, Glamorganshire, lime (To be continued).

and cement manufacturer, Feb. 19 and March 19 at 11, District Court of Bankruptcy, Bristol : Of. Ass. Miller;

Sols. Bevan & Girling, Bristol.-Petition filed Feb. 2. London azettes.

JOSEPH HARROP and JAMES HARROP, Westbury,

Wiltshire, woollen manufacturers, Feb. 19 and March 20

at il, District Court of Bankruptcy, Bristol: Of. Ass. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9.

Hutton ; Sols. Bevan & Girling, Bristol.- Petition filed

Feb. 5.
BANKRUPTS.

JAMES ELLIS, Birmingham, fender manufacturer, dealer JOHN ANDREWS CLARKE and JOSEPH DAVISON, and chapman, Feb. 23 and March 17 at 12, District Court

Cheapside, London, warehousemen, Feb. 20 at balf-past 1,1 of Bankruptcy, Birmingham: Off. Ass. Christie ; Sol. and March 27 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London : Off. Hawkes, Birmingham.- Petition dated Feb. 6. Ass. Graham ; Sols. Reed & Co., 59, Friday-street, Cheap. ENOCH LEA, Holly-wood, King's Norton, Worcestershire, side, London.-Petition filed Feb. 7.

grocer and provision dealer, Feb. 19 and March 12 at halfJOSHUA MONCKTON, King-street, Baker-street, Mid past 10, District Court of Bankruptcy, Birmingham: Off,

dlesex, licensed victualler, dealer and chapman, Feb. 17 Ass. Whitmore; Sol. Rushworth, Birmingham.-Petition and March 23 at 1, Court of Bankruptcy, London : Off. dated Feb. 6. Ass. Whitmore; Sols. Lawrance & Co., 14, Old Jewry. SAMUEL PLIMSOLL, Sheffield, Yorkshire, coal merchambers, Old Jewry, London.- Petition filed Feb. 8.

chant, dealer and chapman, Feb. 24 and March 17 at 12, WILLIAM HOLLOWAY, Millbank-street, Westminster, District Court of Bankruptcy, Sheffield : Off. Ass. Brewin;

Middlesex, saddler and harness maker, Feb. 22 at 11, and Sols. Hoole & Yeomans, Sheffield.-Petition dated Feb. 7. March 22 at 1, Court of Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass. FREDERICK BULCOCK, Colne, Lancashire, grocer, Bell; Sol. Withall, 7, Parliament-st., Westminster, Mid Feb. 19 and March 12 at 12, District Court of Bankruptcy, dlesex.-Petition filed Feb. 8.

Manchester : Off. Ass. Fraser ; Sols. Carr, Colne ; Atkin. THOMAS BROOKS, Henrietta-st., Covent-garden, Mid- son & Last, Manchester.-Petition filed Jan. 30.

dlesex, and Sandown, Isle of Wight, Southampton, wine RICHARD BROXAP, JOHN BROXAP, JAMES and spirit merchant and botel keeper, (lately in partnership BROXAP, and WILLIAM BROXAP, Burnley, Lancawith Thomas Henry Brooks at Benel's-hill, London, as lace shire, cotton manufacturers, dealers and chapmen, (trading manufacturers), Feb. 20 at 2, and March 19 at 12, Court of under the form of Richard Broxap & Brothers), Feb. 23 and Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Bell; Sols. Lawrance & March 16 at 12, District Court of Bankruptcy, ManchesCo., Old Jewry.chambers, Old Jewry, London.-Petition ter : Off. Ass. Hernaman; Sols. Messrs. Hampson, Manfiled Feb. 9.

chester.- Petition filed Feb. 3. HENRY PAINE, Strand and Charing-cross, Middlesex, GEORGE ROCHESTER, Bishopwearmouth, Durham,

and Boddington Lodge, Battersea-fields, Battersea, Surrey, linen and woollen draper, dealer and chapman, Feb. 22 at tailor, dealer and chapman, Feb. 27 at half-past 12, and half-past 12, and March 20 at 1, District Court of BankMarch 22 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass. ruptcy, Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Off, Ass. Baker; Sols, Johnson; Sol. Braddon, 12, South-square, Gray's-inn, Griffith & Crighton, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.-Petition filed Middlesex.-Petition filed Feb. 7.

Feb. 6.

WILLIAM MARTIN, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, joiner and Kent, tobacconist.-Henry Jannings, Laurie-terrace, West

house carpenter, Feb. 20 at 11, and March 14 at 12, Dis. minster-road, Surrey, ironmonger.- Isaac Barnett, Gloucestrict Court of Bankruptcy, Newcastle-upon-Tyne : Off. ter-terrace, Hoxton Old-town, Middlesex, watchmaker.-J. Ass. Baker; Sols. Hodge & Harle, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Amey, West Tarring, Sussex, market gardener.-R. Adams, -Petition filed Feb. 3.

Liverpool, merchant.-W. Grainger the younger, Wakefield, MEETINGS.

Yorkshire, porter merchant. — Joseph Ellis, Bishopthorpe,

Yorkshire, farmer.
Henry Davies and Wm. Davies, Liverpool, sharebrokers,
Feb. 22 at 11, District Court of Bankruptcy, Liverpool, ch.

SCOTCH SEQUESTRATIONS. ass.—John Taylor and James Burton, Stockport, Cheshire,

J. R. & J. Faulds, Edinburgh, commission agents.-John power-loom cloth manufacturers, Feb. 26 at 12, District

Salmon & Sons, Glasgow, power-loom cloth manufacturers.Court of Bankruptcy, Manchester, last ex.- George Rudd

Francis & Charles Eaton, Glasgow, masons.- Robert Walker, Waistell, Noble-st., Wood-st., London, commission agent,

Glasgow, brassfounder.-A. M'Lellan, Glasgow, coachmaker. Feb. 21 at half-past 1, Court of Bankruptcy, London, aud.

| - Daniel Ricketts, Glasgow, livery-stable keeper.-Thomas ac.- George Harris de Russett, Birchin-lane, London, mer.

Robertson, Glasgow, nurseryman. chant, Feb. 23 at half.past 11, Court of Bankruptcy, London,

INSOLVENT DEBTORS and. ac.--James Henry Mackey, St. Helen's-place, London, Who have filed their Petitions in the Court of Bankruptcy, mercbant, Feb. 22 at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, London, aud. and have obtained an Interim Order for Protection from ac.- Nathan Jacob Calisher, Norfolk-street, Strand, Middle

Process. ses, jeweller, Feb. 22 at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, London,

John Stanley, Cambridge, scale maker, Feb. 22 at 10, aud. ac.-Joseph Parry, Liverpool, bricklayer, Feb. 20 at 11,1

County Court of Cambridgeshire, at Cambridge.-J. Taylor, District Court of Bankruptcy, Liverpool, aud.ac.-T. Mellor

Halifax, Yorkshire, woollen manufacturer, Feb. 23 at 10, County and $. Eason, Liverpool, merchants, Feb. 21 at 11, District

Court of Yorkshire, at Halifax.-James Midgley, Halifax, Court of Bankruptcy, Liverpool, aud. ac.-Edward Brattan,

Yorkshire, builder, Feb. 23 at 10, County Court of YorkNorthwich, Lancashire, upholsterer, Feb. 21 at 12, District

shire, at Halifax.-Josiah Smith, Halifax, Yorkshire, builder, Court of Bankruptcy, Liverpool, aud. ac.-Joseph Wooler,

Feb. 23 at 10, County Court of Yorkshire, at Halifax.--John Stockton-on-Tees, Durham, 'draper, Feb. 20 at 1, District Court of Bankruptcy, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, aud. ac.-John

Hoyle, Halifax, Yorkshire, shoemaker, Feb. 23 at 10, County

Court of Yorkshire, at Halifax.-Anthony Percy, South Cresswell Jobliny, Newton Hall, Bywell St. Peter, Northum.

Shields, Durham, publican, Feb. 22 at 10, County Court of berland, dealer in lead ore, Feb. 27 at half-past 12, District Court of Bankruptcy, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, aud. ac. — R.

Durham, at South Shields.-J. Hunt, Northchurch, HertGill, Black Banks, near Darlington, Durham, brick manufac

fordshire, timber dealer, Feb. 12 at 11, County Court of Buck

inghamshire, at Chesham.- Edward Wm. Polter, Coventry, tarer, Feb. 20 at half-past 12, District Court of Bankruptcy, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, aud. ac.—James Ogle Holmes and

Warwickshire, cabinet maker, Feb. 22 at 12, County Court of Young Lowson Marshall, Sunderland, Durham, timber mer

Warwickshire, at Coventry.- Richard G. Pym, Wooburn, chants, Feb. 20 at half-past 11, District Court of Bankruptcy,

Buckinghamshire, grocer, Feb. 13 at 11, County Court of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, aud. ac.-Joseph Slack, Newcastle

Buckinghamshire, at High Wycombe.-Wm. Nicholas, Col. upon-Tyne, ship broker, Feb. 20 at 12, District Court of

well, Freshwater, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, grocer, Feb. 28 Bankruptcy, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, aud. ac.—John Barnes,

at 10, County Court of Hampshire, at Newport.-W. Alcock, Ulverston, Lancasbire, grocer, Feb. 28 at 12, District Court

Prestbury, Gloucestershire, shoemaker, March 2 at 10, County of Bankruptcy, Manchester, aud. ac. ; March 7 at 12, div.

Court of Gloucestershire, at Cheltenham.-John Barratt,

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, out of business, March 2 at 10, Joseph Ellis, Bishopthorpe, Yorkshire, farmer, March 3 at half past 11, District Court of Bankruptcy, Leeds, aud. ac.;

County Court of Gloucestershire, at Cheltenham.-J. Cobley,

• ac; ; | Exeter, baker, Feb. 27 at 10, County Court of Devonshire, at at 12, first and fin. div.- John Willey, High-street, Borough,

orough, Exeter. - Richard Merris, Oldbury, Halesowen, WorcesterSurrey, cabinet maker, March 9 at half past ll, Court of

shire, farmer, Feb. 24 at 10, County Court of Staffordshire, at Bankruptcy, London, div.-Wm. Clerk, Surbiton, Kingston.

Oldbury.--Herbert Matthews, West Bromwich, Staffordshire, upon-Thames, Surrey, builder, March 8 at balf-past 1, Court of Bankruptcy, London, div.-Henry Chatleris, Lothbury,

out of business, Feb. 24 at 10, County Court of Staffordshire, London, mercbant, March 8 at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, Lon.

at Oldbury.-- Benjamin Fenton, Smethwick, Harborne, Stafdon, div.-John Wallace, Gordon's Hotel, Covent-garden,

fordshire, moulder, Feb. 24 at 10, County Court of Stafford. Middlesex, merchant tailor, March 3 at 1, Court of Bank

shire, at Oldbury.-John Garland, West Bromwich, Staffordruptcy, London, div.-- Thomas Carter, Reading, Berkshire, ou

shire, collier, Feb. 24 at 10, County Court of Staffordshire, at

Oldbury.- Thomas Lees, West Bromwich, Staffordshire, hairjeweller, March 5 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London, div. - John Plimmer, Britton-street, Chelsea, Middlesex, brewer,

dresser, Feb. 24 at 10, County Court of Staffordshire, at OldMarch 2 at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, London, div.-Frederick

bury.-Wm. Lording, Lydd, near New Romney, Kent, coal

merchant, Feb. 20 at 11, County Court of Kent, at Romney. Chater, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, chemist, March 3 at

-James Powell, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, grocer, Feb. 23 12, District Court of Bankruptcy, Birmingham, div.-John Mills, Leeds, Yorkshire, printer, March 2 at ll, District

at 11, County Court of Gloucestershire, at Thornbury.-Thos. Court of Bankruptcy, Leeds, div.-Thos. Wadsworth, Mac

Oates, York, out of business, Feb. 26 at 10, County Court of clesfield, Cheshire, silk dealer, Feb. 26 at 12, District Court of

Yorkshire, at York.--George Cole, York, innkeeper, Feb. 26

at 10, County Court of Yorkshire, at York.- Wm. Hum. Bankruptcy, Manchester, last ex.

phrey the younger, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, painter, Feb. 16 at CERTIFICATES

12, County Court of Wiltshire, at Trowbridge.-H. Kibby, To be allowed, unless Cause be shewn to the contrary on or Birmingham, baker, Feb. 24 at 11, County Court of Warbefore the Day of Meeting.

wickshire, at Birmingham.-George Hancock, Birmingham, Edward Handley, King William-street, Strand, Middlesex,

shoe manufacturer, Feb. 24 at 11, County Court of Warwicklicensed victualler, March 3 at 1, Court of Bankruptcy, Lon.

shire, at Birmingham.-Samuel Thomas, Birmingham, retail don.-John Land Roper, Rochester, Kent, linendraper,

brewer, Feb. 24 at 11, County Court of Warwickshire, at BirMarch 2 at 1, Court of Bankruptcy, London.- Jas. Warwick

mingham.- Robert Sproston, Birmingham, auctioneer, Feb. Wooldridge, Martin's-lane, Cannon-street, London, ship

24 at 11, County Court of Warwickshire, at Birmingham.owner, March 6 at half-past 1, Court of Bankruptcy, London.

Allen Russell, Birmingbam, out of business, Feb. 24 at 11, -Frederick Coker, Hackney-road, Middlesex, stationer,

County Court of Warwickshire, at Birmingham.- Benjamin March 2 at 2, Court of Bankruptcy, London.- Naphtali

T. Goode, Moseley, Worcestershire, out of employment, Feb. Hart, Liverpool, butcher, March 6 at 11, District Court of

24 at 11, County Court of Warwickshire, at Birmingham.Bankruptcy, Liverpool.

Samuel Cadwallader, Birmingham, galvanised iron worker,

Feb. 24 at 11, County Court of Warwickshire, at BirmingTo be granted, unless an Appeal be duly entered.

ham.-Wm. H. Davis, Birmingham, greengrocer, Feb, 24 at Edmund Short, Blandford Forum, Dorsetsbire, horse dealer. 11, County Court of Warwickshire, at Birmingham.-John -Henry J. Steuart, Jermyn-street, Middlesex, hotel keeper. Clark, Birmingham, coach painter, Feb. 24 at 11, County - John Featon, Three Colt-street, Limehouse, Middlesex, Court of Warwickshire, at Birmingham.-Hugh Morgan, Birdraper.-George Baseke, St. George's-place, Knightsbridge, mingham, travelling draper, Feb. 24 at 11, County Court of Middlesex, tobacconist.-William Henry Chidwick, Dover, I Warwickshire, at Birmingham.

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