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On the banks of the river Wye, five miles from the city of Hereford.- Boundary-road, Finchley-road, St. John's-wood.-Two Leasehold Private
The Lower Eaton Freehold and Copyhold Estates, Residence, Plea- Residences, for investinent or occupation, in this favourite locality. MESSRS. FAREBROTHER, CLARK, and here will MESERS, FAREBROTHER, CLARK, and LYE Will
SELL by AUCTION, at Garraway's, on Wednesday, Jan. 24, at SELL, at Garraway's, early in the Spring, (unless previously dis- 12 o'clock, by direction of the Mortgagee, a long LEASEHOLD ESposed of by private contract), the above delightful RESIDENCE and TATE, comprising two capital brick-built semi-detached private resiFARMS, of which a more detailed description will shortly appear. dences, with stuccoed fronts, most desirably situate in Boundary-road,
and near to the Prince Arthur Hotel, St. John's-wood, leading from the Sussex, in the parish of Woodmancote, about five miles from the
Finchley.road through to Kilburn, within ten minutes' walk of the KilHassocks-gate Station on the Brighton Railway.- Very eligible Parm, burn Station, and close to omnibus communication (every five minutes) comprising about 140 acres, sheltered by the South Down hills.
to the city and west-end. The houses are newly and substantially built, ME ESSRS. FAREBROTHER, CLARK, and LYE are and eaeh contains on the upper floor four bed rooms ; on the second
instructed to prepare for SALE, early in the Spring, the above floor, two large bed rooms and one dressing room, well finished; on the compact FARM, of which a more detailed description will appear in ground floor, an elegant and good-sized drawing room, good dining room, future advertisements.
entrance hall, and water-closet; capital light basement, with kitchen,
and excellent accommodation; garden in the rear, side entrance, and Sussex, near to Battle and Hastings.--Compact Freehold and Copyhold fore-court, with flight of stone steps to house, enclosed by dwarf wall
Estates, in the parishes of Crowhurst and Catsfield, comprising about and palisades; of the estimated value of 80 guineas per annum each; 290 acres.
held for a term of 99 years from 1838, at ground rents. May be viewed, MESSRS. PAREBROTHER, CLARK, and LYE are and particulars had at the Prince Arthur Hotel, Boundary-road; of
instructed to prepare for SALE, early in the ensuing year, the George Hinds, Esq., Goudhurst, Kent; at Garraway's; and of Messrs. above valuable FREEHOLD and COPYHOLD ESTATES, of which a Farebrother, Clark, and Lye, Lancaster-place, Strand. further description will appear in future advertisements.
Poplar.-38 Leasehold Private Residences and Shops, and the Marshall Wiltshire.-In and close to the Town of Malmesbury.- Valuable Free- Keate Hotel, Tavern, and Tea Gardens, producing together a yearly
hold Enclosures of Meadow and Accommodation Land, Dwelling. income of 12501. house, Cottages, and Garden Ground.
MESSRS. FAREBROTHER, CLARK, and LYE will MESSRS. PAREBROTHER, CLARK, and LYE are SELL, at Garraway's, on Wednesday, Jan. 24, at 12, in lots, by
directed, under an order of the High Court of Chancery, made in direction of the Executors of the late Francis Mills, Esq., a LEASEthe cause of “ Dewell v. Tufnell," and with the approval of Vice-Chan- HOLD ESTATE ; comprising the Marshall Keate Hotel, Tavern, and cellor Sir Page Wood, to SELL by AUCTION, at the King's Arms Inn, Tea Gardens, situate in Preston-road, High-street, Poplar, adjoining Malmesbury, on
-, at 1 for 2, in numerous lots, the following the Blackwall Railway, and facing the East and West India Docks; valuable FREEHOLD ESTATES, situate in the parishes of Malmes- Five Shops, with Dwelling-houses, and 33 Private Residences of uniform bury, St. Mary's, Westport, and Brockenborough, viz. two enclosures elevation and construction, called Bisterne-place, also situate in Presof accommodation land at Milbourne, on the road from Malmesbury ton-road. The whole of the property has been erected within these last to the Duke of York Inn, let to Mr. Charles Whale; three plots of 14 years, and is well built and finished. All now let (excepting one meadow, known as Upper and Lower Cat's-hill and Baskerwell's Mead, shop) to respectable tenants, producing a yearly income of 12501. The let to Mr. Hanks. In the town of Malmesbury.- A piece of garden, let above are held under lease from the East and West India Dock Com. to Henry Parting; seven cottages and gardens called Drew's, in the pany for 63 years from 1940, at moderate ground rents reserved on each occupation of John Carter and others; a dwelling-house, known as Col- house. May be viewed by permission of the respective tenants, and lingbourne, with offices, garden, and paddock, let to Mr. Harris: a particulars had of B. F. Watson, Esq., solicitor, 36, Lincoln's-inu-fields; piece of garden ground on the road to Tetbury, close to the turnpike- of Mr. Sadd, at the Marshall Keate Hotel; at Garraway's; and at the gate, let to Mr. Clark; a piece of capital meadow land, known as offices of Messrs. Farebrother, Clark, and Lye, Lancaster-place, Strand. Eleven Lands, on the road to Foxley, let to Mr. Lyne. The Jands are surrounded by the estates of the Earl of Suffolk, Captain Dewell, In Chancery:-"Spickernell v. Hotham and Others.”—Oxfordshire, withMr. Isaac Beake, and others. May be viewed, and particulars had at
in five miles of the City of Oxford.—The Shotover Estate, comprising the place of sale; of Messrs. Chubb and Son, solicitors, Malmesbury; a capital Mansion, with beautiful Park and Pleasure Grounds, five the Angel, Chippenham; the White Hart, Cricklade; of Messrs. Davies, compact Farms, sundry Cottages, and parcels of Accommodation and Son, and Campbell, solicitors, Warwick-street, Golden-square; at Gar
Allotment Land; the whole containing about 900 acres. raway's; and at the offices of Messrs. Farebrother, Clark, and Lye, MESSRS. FAREBROTHER, CLARK, and LYE are
directed to prepare for SALE, in the Spring, (unless previously The Crown Lease of the Parthenon Club, Regent-street, Waterloo place, ESTATE, of which a more detailed advertisement will shortly appear.
disposed of by private contract), the above highly-valuable FREEHOLD with the possession in about seven years.
Lancaster-place, Strand. MESSRS, FAREBROTHER, CLARK, and LYE have received instructions to SELL by AUCTION (unless an accept
North Riding of Yorkshire.— The Egton important and highly valuable able offer be previously made by private contract) the CROWN LEASE,
Freehold Estate, intersected by the river Eske, and bounded in part for an unexpired term of 61 years, at a ground rent of 1001. per annum,
by the Whitby and Pickering Railway, the villages of Egton and of that noble pile of BUILDINGS, with court-yard, on the east side of
Egton-bridge, Water Corn-mill, Quarries, valuable Rights of Fishing
for 20 miles, and Shooting, extending over (in addition to cultivated Regent-street, Waterloo-place, now occupied by the Parthenon and Erechtheum Clubs; on lease to the Parthenon Club for a term of which
land) 6000 acres of moor, the entire estate embracing an area of nearly
13,000 acres. about seven years are unexpired, at 1545l. per annum, but which rent has been reduced to 10001. per annum in consideration
of a premium MESSRS.
FAREBROTHER, CLARK, and LYE respect
no a fully inform the public that the above highly-valuable and imporrental of at least 20001. per annum may be readily obtained, from the tant FREEHOLD ESTATE will be offered for SALE by AUCTION situation, capabilities, and extent of the property. More detailed in the Spring, unless an acceptable offer is previously made by private advertisements will shortly appear, and the property may be viewed
contract. by letter of introduction only, to the Secretary, which, with further
Auction Rooms for the Disposal of Law and Miscellaneous Libraries, particulars, may be obtained at the offices of Messrs. Farebrother, Clark,
and Works connected with the Fine Arts, 22, Fleet-street, London. and Lye, Lancaster-place, Strand.
Established Thirty Years. Chepstow; Monmouthshire. -The distinguished Freehold Domain of SOUTHGATE and BARRETT beg respectfully to call the
attention of Executors, Trustees, Booksellers, and others having bered Park, bounded by the river Wye, to which there is a terrace- Literary Property to dispose of, to the importance of their being enabled walk extending about three miles; Gardens and Pleasure Grounds; to display an entire library, even should it extend to 20,000 volumes, in together with several compact Farms, with all suitable farming one large room at the same moment; thus affording their connexion and buildings, and upwards of 2000 acres of productive Land, a portion of casual visitors an opportunity to make personal selections with the which is especially adapted for the erection of Villas; several private greatest facility, instead of depending on the description of the catalogue. Résidences and Cottages in the village of St. Arvans, and the Pierce- Most centrally situate, near the two principal Inns of Court, within a few field Inn; also the Stall House Farm, in the parish of Redwick,
doors of the Middle Temple Gate, THE FACILITIES FOR THE DISPOSAL about a mile and a half from the Magar Station on the South Wales oy LAW LIBRARIES are undeniable; whilst the immediate vicinity of Railway.
the largest West-end Bankers, and being in the main thoroughfare from MESSRS. FAREBROTHER, CLARK, and LYE have the City to the Court end of town, enable them to obtain the attendance received instructions to prepare for SALE, in the Spring, (unless public premises. Books, Prints, Pictures, and, in fact,
all sorts of pro: an acceptable offer is previously made by private contract), the above distinguished and highly-valuable FREEHOLD ESTATË, of which parcels, may be transmitted to Southgate and Barrett's Rooms, and if further particulars will shortly appear. Lancaster-place, Strand.
intended for immediate sale, an advance of two-thirds of the value will
be made to meet the convenience of Executors, Trustees, or others. In Chancery.-" Ellis v. Ellis," and " Ellis v. Lee."-Valuable Life
Auction Rooms, 22, Fleet-street, London. Policy in the Rock for 25001., and a Ju nent Debt for 18001. MESSRS. FAREBROTHER, CLARK, and LYE are PERIODICAL SALE of SHARES in the INSURANCE
OFFICES connected with the LEGAL PROFESSION.-Messrs. instructed, pursuant to an order of Vice-Chancellor Sir John Stuart, to SELL by AUCTION, at Garraway's, on Wednesday, Jan, 24,
HAMMOND & EILOART invite those gentlemen desirous of disposing at 12, in two lots-Lot 1. A Policy of Assurance, effected in 1837, in the
of their Shares, or of becoming Shareholders in any of the Legal Offices, Rock Life Assurance Office, upon the life of the Earl of Lisburne, now
to forward their wishes to their Offices, No. 28, Chancery-lane, where in his 55th year, for the sum of 21501., together with the additions from
constant applications are made for all description of Shares. bonuses of 3901. 11s. 8d., annual premium 671. 108. lld. Lot 2. A Judgment Debt against the late Lord Kensington for 18001., which has Printed by HENRY HANSARD, at his Printing Office, in Parker been duly registered; Particulars to be had of Messrs. Tatham and Street, in the Parish of St. Giles-in-the-Fields, in the County of MidProctor, solicitors, 10, New-square, Lincoln's-inn ; Mr. Christopher dlesex; and Published at No. 3, CHANCERY LANE, in the Parish of Crouch, solicitor, Southampton-buildings, Chancery-lane; at Garra- St. Dunstan in the West, in the City of London, by HENRY SWEET, way's; and at the offices of Messrs. Farebrother, Clark, and Lye, Lan- residing at No. 34, Porchester Terrace, Bayswater, in the County of caster-place, Strand.
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Fleming v. Šelf.—(Building society-Mortgage-Re-
“ To heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns
and Lougher Railway Company.-Ex parte Green.
Baker v. Marsh.-(Municipal corporation-Qualifica-
ward-Custody of infant- Order of an American The Soglasie.—(Sale of ship-National character).... 47
TO THE EDITOR OF
regard for the private injury that may have been in- plaintiff's counsel applies for it. Immediate execution fieted. In O'Connor v. Marjoribanks (4 Man. & G. will be granted only on production of a sufficient affi44.5) it was held that a widow was not admissible as a
davit for that purpose. witness to shew that she pledged goods by her lius- At a meeting of the Law Amendment Society, (Jan. land's authority, in an action brought by his executors 15), a paper was read by Mr. Woolrych, recommending
the extension of the summary jurisdiction of magis to recover the goods; and Maule, J., there (p. 445) uses
trates to all cases of petty larceny. words illustrative of the present question—“The textlooks generally give, as the reason for the rule as to Dr. Waddilove read a paper upon the Law of Blockade.
At a meeting of the Statistical Society, (Jan. 15), excluding the testimony of husband or wife, the necsity of preserving the confidence of the conjugal Tynemouth on the lith January, observed that the form
Mr. W. S. Lindsay, M.P., addressing a meeting at l'eiation; and that may be so. But it by no means of the charterparty still used in England was verbatim follows that the rule is co-extensive with the reason the same as in the days of the Dutch war and Lord Camgiven in support of it; and indeed it would be very perdown; but the French adopted a simple form, like inconvenient if it were so, as the question would fre- that used in the merchant service, and were in this quently be raised as to whether or not some particular respect greatly in advance of us. communication or fact occurring between husband and
Fifteen of the sixty county court judges have had wife was of a confidential character, which would give their salaries raised to the maximum, 15001., instead
of the minimum, 12001. per annum. rise to endless embarrassment and distrust.”
It would not be an anomalous case were this rule to die üilopted, as we believe, when the point again arises,
Correspondence. it will be, to the full extent for which we are contending.
TIIE JURIST." There are other instances of communications being
Sir,- In your leadling article in last Saturday's « liighly privileged, upon principles of public policy, JURIST (18 Jur., part 2, p. 521), you notice the act of is not to be affected by the presence of malice. the 27 Hen. (;, c. 5, prohibiting the holding of fairs on Thus, for libels published or slander uttered in the Sundays, “ the four Sundays in harvest except." aslip course of parliamentary or judicial proceedings,
I infer, from the omission of all notice of it, that 1.6 action of libel or slander can be maintained, what you have overlooked a recent act repealing the ex
ception, and take the liberty of directing your attentver may have been the malice of the defaming party. tion to it. (See Lord Beauchamps v. Sir Richard Croft, Dy. The act I refer to is the 13 Vict. c. 23, which, after 28.5 a; Astley v. Younge, 2 Burr. 807; Anfield v. reciting the 27 Hen.6, c. 5, enacts," that the exception forrhill, 2 Bulst. 269; Roll. Ab. 87, pl. 4; 1 Stark. of the four Sundays in harvest contained in the said Libel, 246, note (24); and Stockdale v. Hansard, 9 Ad. act shall be repealed, and the said act shall be con& El. 1).
strued as if such exception were not inserted therein."
I am, Sir,
ARTHUR JOHN Woon.
4, New-square, Lincoln’s-inn,
Jan. 10, 1855. The Court of Queen's Bench (Jan. 13) discharged
[We are much obliged to our correspondent for the rule for a criminal information obtained against Mr. calling our attention to the above statute, which we Marshall, the judge of the Yorksbire County Court, for had overlooked.-Ed.] reiu-ing to allow Mr. Shaw, a barrister, to practise die fore him, but discharged it without costs, and on the i PHOTOGRAPHY A CRIMINAL DETECTOR. - freund that Mr. Shaw had made a previous application
THE JURIST.” in the matter to the Lord Chancellor.
SIR, -The importance of applying the discoveries o. In the case of Gibson v. Sturge, in the Court of Ex- science to the detection of criminals, and the prevenchequer, (Jan. 13), it appeared that wheat, which had tion of future crime, will be sufficient excuse for my 1 ee shipped at Odessa, had become swollen by reason troubling you with the inclosed extract from the of moisture during the voyage, whereby it measured a Glasgow Daily Mail, which will form an appropriate greater number of quarters at the port of delivery than
“ rider” to the paragraph which appeared upon this at tire shipping port. The Court (Martin, B., dissen- of taking a prisoner's likeness” was, on his admis
subject in your last week’s paper. The former mode 11-nte) held, that in the absence of any contract to the sion, to place him in an ante-room, and for all the Contrary, freight was payable on the quantity shipped, officers of the gaol to pass by him—a dismal train, like and not on the quantity delivered.
the ghosts that appeared before Macbeth—until they in Gore v. Bowser, Sir J. Stuart, V. C., has held But such a likeness was not transmissible from prison
had become acquainted with his personal lineaments. (Jan. 15) that an equitable interest in leasehold pro- to prison. The doers of dark deeds will hate the light poroty may be reached under a fi. fa. issued upon a judg- more than ever, when it not only discloses their present mnient which had not been registered in pursuance of actions, but tlırows its full glare upon their antecedent the 1 & 2 Vict. c. 110*.
history. The extract is as follows:The practice adopted during the Nisi Prius Sittings that Captain Smart, the superintendent of police in
“We lately called attention to the circumstance, in this term is to allow execution in undefended causes
Glasgow, contemplated the introduction of a system of te issue in four (instead of fourteen) days, when the taking the portraits of the thieves and vagabonds who
passed through his hands, by the photographic process, * See 1 Chit. Arch. Prac. 579.
for the purpose of facilitating their detection and of
TO THE EDITOR OF