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ship, acting under a deed of settlement, and possess- case, and setting forth, in a schedule, a list of the pering all the attributes of a complete legal company, sons alleged to be liable to contribution. That thereexcept the possession of the legal rights conferred by upon the court shall refer it to the Master to inquire charter or by act of Parliament. And can it be said to into the matters alleged by the petition. That the be clear, that an association of individuals never incor- Master shall have power, and be bound, to issue a perporated by act of Parliament or by charter, not even, emptory order, on the application of the petitioner, to perhaps, bound by any deed of settlement, but bound be personally served upon each of the persons named in only by those implied ties of partnership which de- the schedule to the petition, returnable within some pend on their having acted together and incurred liabi- given (and not very long) time after service, requiring lities which, as to third persons, are not merely joint, such person to appear and shew cause before the Master, and are only impliedly joint as between themselves? can why he should not be compelled to contribute his proit be said that such shapeless, semi-organised associations portionate part of the deinand made, or threatened to are "joint-stock companies," in the sense in which the be made, on the petitioner. That persons appearing on term is used in the 7 & 8 Vict. cc. 110, 111, or in any the order shall be heard by themselves, or their agents legal sense? We apprehend, not; and, therefore, we or counsel, as they may think fit, upon evidence by conclude, that it is, at least, so doubtful whether the affidavit, or vivâ voce, as the Master shall direct; the stat. 7 & 8 Vict. c. 111, s. 22, is intended to apply to costs of the appearance of each party to be in the an association other than completely formed joint- discretion of the Master, subject, of course, to the restock companies, that the validity of any general or- vision of the court. This would be quite necessary, to ders purporting to be made in pursuance of that section prevent the vexatious summoning of persons as parties, might be contested, if an attempt was made to apply without sufficient ground for making against them even them to the semi-organised associations composed mere- a primâ facie case of liability. ly of provisional committee-men and allottees of, or That any person neglecting to appear and shew contractors for, shares, whose members are at present cause within the given time (and not shewing good occupying so large a share of public attention.

reason for enlarging the time for his being permitted to If we are right in this construction of the 22nd section be heard) shall be held to admit his liability to conof the 7 & 8 Vict. c. 111, it is unnecessary to consider tribute in the proportion found by the Master. That whether that section is so far connected with the general the Master shall make his report, subject to exceptions, object of the act, as to be inapplicable except in the case like any other report, and that, the report being conof bankruptcy of a company.

firmed, the court shall thereupon have power to make It is quite clear, however, that the mischief attending a peremptory order, having the force of a judgment at the state of these half-formed companies is of the very law, on which execution as upon a judgment may be had gravest character; and that, if the Court of Chancery against the persons directed by the order to contribute, in has no power of meeting the mischief under the 7 & 8 cases where judgment has been recovered and execution Vict. c. 111, or otherwise, the interference of the Legis had against the petitioner. But, if the petition is prélature is imperatively called for; and the next question sented in consequence only of the threat of an action, that we shall here venture to consider, is, what are then, upon the report being confirmed, instead of an the principles on which a legislative remedy should be order on the contributaries to pay, an order as of founded? Now, the great difficulty of proceeding, at course should be obtainable by the petitioner, directing present, in equity *, to obtain contribution against per- each person found liable to pay the sum that he is so sons co-liable with the plaintiff, depends upon the ne- found liable to contribute, into the Accountant-GeCessity of making all the persons liable parties, whence neral's, to the credit of the matter of the petition; result all the inconveniences of a suit practically un and then, upon an action being brought against the manageable, not only on account of the extraordinary original petitioner, or any other of the persons found expense and delay, but on account of the great chance liable, the court should have power, upon motion' by of continually occurring abatement. This difficulty the defendant at law, (on notice), to stay the action, is severely felt even when there are comparatively few and require the plaintiff at law to make out his claim parties, but when the parties are some tens, or, perhaps, before the Master; and, upon his substantiating his some hundreds, a suit becomes utterly unmanageable. claim, to order him payment and costs primarily out of

Now, the expense and delay seems principally to re- the fund in court, and if that proved to be insufficient, sult from the form of the ordinary proceeding by bill then payment of the remainder by the defendant at law. and answer, and the impracticability of bringing a con- In case it should happen (and, probably, if such a tribution suit to a successful hearing when there are course of proceeding were established, it most frequently many parties, from the doctrine of abatement. The re- would happen) that the creditor, knowing a fund to medy, therefore, seems to be of a twofold character, and be in court, should prefer applying for payment dito consist in the substitution of some more brief and rectly to the Court of Chancery, he should have power summary mode of presenting the case to the court than so to do, by petition, to be served on any such person by bill and answer; and in the abolition, for this class as he might have a right to select as defendant at law; of cases, of the doctrine, that the proceeding dies because and thereupon the court might decide at once, if the an individual party to it has thought fit to die. What nature of the proof permitted it, or might refer it to We should suggest, as the outline of a remedial measure, the Master; and the creditor, having proved, should were it cast upon us to do so, would be this:

| be paid his debt and costs out of the fund. That, in any case of an association, either being a Such appears to us the rough outline of a mode of complete partnership, or a preliminary association form- proceeding which might practically work, so as to proed and acting in contemplation of a complete partner-tect the members of either complete or incomplete ship, any member thereof against whom proceedings companies, against the disposition of their partners to at law shall have been taken or threatened, to recover evade contribution, and, at the same time, not interfere any debts due from the whole association, or from se- with the rights of the creditor to recover his debt. veral members of it, shall be at liberty to present a petition, ex parte, to the Court of Chancery, (supported, of course, by primâ facie evidence), stating the MASTERS IN CHANCERY.-The Lord Chancellor has

appointed the following gentlemen Masters Extraordi* We speak only of proceedings in equity, taking it to be nary in the high Court of Chancery :-John Knapp, clear that to recover contribution by actions at law is wholly of Worcester; Robert Townsend Hippisley, of Chewton impracticable.

| Mendip and Midsomer Norton, Somersetshire.

London Gazettes.

JOHN ROBERTS, Derwen, Denbighshire, farmer, miller,

cattle salesman, dealer and chapman, March 31 and May 1

at 12, District Court of Bankruptcy, Liverpool: Off. Ass. TUESDAY, MARCH 17.

Morgan ; Sols. Jones, Bryn Hyfryd, Mold, Denbighshire ; INSOLVENT.

Williamson & Hill, Gray's Inn, London.-Fiat dated March THOMAS BOTHAMS, Nottingham, victualler.

12.

SAMUEL LITTLER, Liverpool, draper, dealer and chap. BANKRUPTS.

man, March 27 and April 24 at 11, District Court of Bank. THOMAS BLACKMAN, Biddenden, Kent, house and land ruptcy, Liverpool: Off. Ass. Cazenove; Sols, Dodge, Li. agent, March 24 at 12, and April 28 at 11, Court of Bank.

verpool; Reed & Langford, Friday-street, Cbeapside, Lon. ruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Whitmore; Sols. Piercy &

don.-Fiat dated Feb. 26. Hawkes, 15, Three Crown-court.— Fiat dated March 11. GEORGE LANGFORD, Southampton, grocer and brewer,

MEETINGS. March 27 and April 28 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, Lon. Wm. Dangerfield. Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, victualler. don: Off. Ass. Belcher; Sol. Fitch, 15, New Bridge-street, April 2 at 1. District Court of Bankruptcy, Bristol. ch. ass.

Blackfriars.-- Fiat dated March 9. FREDERICK DAY, Hemel Hempsted, Hertfordshire, money, monger, April 7 at li, Court of Bankruptcy, London, aud.

Chas. Gibson, South-st., Grosvenor-sq., Middlesex, cheese. scrivener, March 24 at 12, and April 30 at 1, Court of

ac.-Dan. Stanton, Bristol, grocer, April 6 at 11, District Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Bell; Sols. Smith & Gro.

Court of Bankruptcy, Bristol, aud. ac.; April 9 at 11, div. ver, Hemel Hempsted; Grover, Bedford-row.- Fiat dated

-John Court, St. Briavels, Gloucestershire, timber merchant, March 9. THOMAS STREETER, High-street, Camden-town, Mid

April 3 at 1, District Court of Bankruptcy, Bristol, aud. ac.

---John Brown, Liverpool, joiner and cabinet maker, April 7 dlesex, draper, March 24 at balf-past 1, and April 30 at 2, Court of Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Johnson; Sols.

2, at half past 11, District Court of Bankruptcy, Liverpool, aud.

ac.- John Aspinall and Jas. Aspinall, Liverpool, bankers, Reed & Langford, Friday-street, Cheapside.— Fiat dated

April 7 at half-past 11, District Court of Bankruptcy, Liver. March 5. THOMAS COOPER, New Bood-street, Middlesex, umbrella

pool, aud, ac.- Wm. Arrowsmith, Stoke, Staffordshire, earth.

enware manufacturer, April 7 at ll, District Court of Bankmanufacturer, dealer and chapman, April 1 at 1, and April , 28 at half-past 2, Court of Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass.

ruptcy, Liverpool, aud. ac.; April 7 at 12, div.-Wm. Guy

Taylor and Eliz. Guy, Liverpool, hosiers, April 7 at 11, DisEdwards ; Sol. Pullen, 14, Basinghall-street, City.-- Fiat

trict Court of Bankruptcy, Liverpool, aud. ac.; April 9 at dated March 13.

11. div.-Thomas Robinson, Eccleston, near Prescot, LancaCHARLES POILE, Rye, Sussex, merchant, dealer and chap.

shire, lime burner, April 7 at 12, District Court of Bankman, March 27 at 1, and April 28 at 2, Court of Bank

ruptcy, Liverpool, aud. ac.; April 9 at 12, div.---Sam. Knight ruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Edwards; Sols. Butler, Rye,

and Jas. Knight, Manchester, calico dealers, Aprii 7 at 12, Sussex ; C. W. and C. H. Lovell, South-square, Gray's. ' District Court of Bankruptcy Manchester, and ac.: April 8 Inn.—Fiat dated March 11.

div. - Robert Briane Ulverstone. Lancashire, cotton WILLIAM EDWARD BURMAN, High-street, Whitechapel, Middlesex, hat and shoe dealer, March 26 at 12, and

spinner, April 8 at 12, District Court of Bankruptcy, Man. April 27 at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass.

chester, aud. ac.- Robert Armstrong, Newcastle-upon-Tyne,

shipwright, April 7 at 11, District Court of Bankruptcy, New. Turquand; Sol. Ambrose, Chancery-lane. — Fiat dated

castle upon Tyne, aud, ac.; April 8 at 11, div.-Wm. Aler. March 12.

Brooks, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, quarrrman, April 7 at ll, RICHARD GOODRIDGE, Exeter, baker, confectioner,

District Court of Bankruptcy, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, aud. ac.; grocer, and tea and porter dealer, April 1 at 11, and April 23

April 8 at 12, fin. div.-John Laio, Ramsden-wood, near at 1, District Court of Bankruptcy, Exeter: Off. Ass. Hirt

Todmorden, and Eli Fludson, Gale, near Littleborough, lam. zel; Sols. Terrell, Exeter; Fox, Finsbury-circus, London.

cashire, cotton spinners, April 8 at 12, District Court of -Fiat dated March 12.

Bankruptcy, Manchester, fin. div.; at i, fin. div. sep. est. J. JOSIAH AUSTEN, Devonport, Devonshire, draper, dealer

Law and Eli Hudson.--Hugh Panton, Thos. Wm. Panton, and chapman, March 27 at 11, District Court of Bank

Geo. Forster, and John W. Morley, Sunderland, Durham, ruptcy, Exeter, and April 21 at 11, Guildhall, Plymouth :

iron manufacturers, April 7 at 11, District Court of BankOff. Ass. Hernaman; Sols. Little, Devonport; Soles &

ruptcy, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, div. Turner, Aldermanbury, London.--Fiat dated March 7. THOMAS DUNLOP BROWN, Liverpool, commission

CERTIFICATES. merchant and forwarding agent, dealer and chapman, (carry. ing on business under the firm of Nordblad & Brown),

To be allowed, unless Cause be shewn to the contrary on the March 27 and April 24 at 11, District Court of Bank.

Day of Meeting. ruptcy, Liverpool : Off. Ass. Morgan ; Sols. Jones, Liver. | Edgar Barnes, Aldborough, Suffolk, wine merchant, April pool; Vincent & Co., Temple, London.-Fiat dated March 7 at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, London.— Benj. Thompson, 9.

Aldeburgh, Suffolk, innkeeper, April 7 at 11, Court of Banke THOMAS ROBINSON, Swansea, Glamorganshire, grocer, ruptcy, London.-Richard Paris, Ragland, Monmouthshire, March 27 at 11, and April 28 at 11, District Court of Bank innkeeper, April 7. at 11, District Court of Bankruptcy, Brisruptcy, Bristol : Off. Ass. Acraman ; Sol. Leman, Bristol.tol.-Charles Moyle, Whitchurch, Shropshire, linen draper, --Fiat dated March 3.

April 8 at 12, District Court of Bankruptcy, Manchester.EBENEZERHENRYDURDEN, Standish, Gloucestershire, Geo. H. Openshaw, Over Darwen. Lancashire, power-loom

manufacturing chymist and naptha distiller, March 30 at 1, cloth manufacturer, April 9 at 11, District Court of Bankand May 4 at 12, District Court of Bankruptcy, Bristol : ruptcy, Manchester. --Rob. J. Kenworthy, Brinksway, near OX. Ass. Acraman; Sols. Paris, Stroud; Brisley, Pancras. Stockport, Cheshire, and Manchester, calico printer, April 8 lane, London.-Fiat dated March 10.

at 1, District Court of Bankruptcy, Manchester. WILLIAM HABGOOD, Manchester, merchant, dealer and

To be allowed by the Court of Review in Bankruptcy, unless chapman, March 30'and April 21 at 12, District Court of Bankruptcy, Manchester : Off. Ass. Fraser; Sols. Myers &

Cause be shewn to the contrary on or before April 7. Birkbeck, Manchester; Williamson & Hill, Verulam-build Hen. Rose, Blackburn, Lancashire, drysalter.- John Herdings. Gray's Ion, London.--Fiat dated March 13.

man and Edw. Herdman the younger, Congleton, Cheshire, THOMAS SLEDDON, New Mills, Derbyshire, cotton spin. millers.—John B. Pim, Sweed's-court, Great Trinity-lane,

ner, and Liverpool, cotton broker, March 27 and April 24 London, stationer.—Hen. Woodgate, Kingston, Great Canat 12, District Court of Bankruptcy, Liverpool: off. Ass. ford, Dorsetshire, horse dealer.- Jos. Hamsher, Vine-place, Cazenove; Sols. Rogerson & Ratcliffe, Liverpool; Gre- Tabernacle-square, Hoxton, Middlesex, glove manufacturer.

gory & Co., Bedford-row, London.-Fiat dated March '10. SARAH TRIBE, Liverpool, innkeeper, dealer and chapwo.

Scotch SEQUESTRATIONS. man, April 3 and 24 at 11, District Court of Bankruptcy, Peter Orr, Kilmarnock, skinner.—Jas. Cowper, Broomel: Liverpool : Off. Ass. Bird ; Sols. Tyrer, Liverpool; West- ton, by Larkhall, by Hamilton, farmer.-Hen. and J. Reid, macott & Co., Gray's Inn, London.-Fiat dated March 10. | Greenock, drysalters.

INSOLVENT DEBTORS

Golden-lane, Cripplegate, coal and potato dealer: in the Who hare filed their Petitions in the Court of Bankruptcy,

Debtors Prison for London and Middlesex.-Geo. Jos. Ford, and have obtained an Interim Order for Protection from

Little Chapple-street, Soho, Middlesex, working jeweller : in Process.

the Debtors Prison for London and Middlesex.-Jabez Aston, J. Banghen, Stanley-st., Paddington, Middlesex, plumber,

Bath-row, Great Bath-street, Clerkenwell, Middlesex, out of

business : in the Debtors Prison for London and Middlesex. March 21 at half-past 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London.Tkos. Wm. Wellings. Andrew.street, Seven-dials, Middlesex,

(On Creditor's Petition). boot closer, March 21 at half-past 2, Court of Bankruptcy, George Elverson, Red-cross-square, Cripplegate, London, London.-John Boothroyd, Honley, Aldmondbury, York - dog dealer : in the Debtors Prison for London and Middlesex. shire, fancy waistcoat manufacturer, March 26 at 11, District Court of Bankruptcy, Leeds.-Geo. Hulme, West Derby,

(On their own Petitions). Walton-on-the-Hill, near Liverpool, grocer. March 24 at 11,1 Hen. W. Alger, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, veterinary District Court of Bankruptcy, Liverpool.-Wm. Weeks, Bath, surgeon : in the Gaol of Lancaster.---Thos. Lloyd, Liverpool, Somersetshire, out of business, April 2 at 1l, District Court stone mason : in the Gaol of Lancaster.---John M. Bunting, of Bankruptcy, Bristol.- Dennis Jos. Rearden, Upper John Blackburn, Lancashire, machine maker : in the Gaol of Lan. streer, Golden-sq., Middlesex, apprenticeship and farm agent, caster. --Abraham Whittaker, Salford, Lancashire, licensed April 2 at 11. Court of Bankruptcy. London. --Steph. Carier, victualler : in the Gaol of Lancaster.- Jos. Walton, FazakerChurch-st., Chelsea, Middlesex, out of business, April 2 at ley, near Liverpool, coal merchant : in the Gaol of Lancaster. 12, Court of Bankruptcy. London.--Chas. Castle, Castle-st. -John Thomas, Camberwell, Surrey, out of business : in the East, Newman-st., Middlesex, cabinet maker, April 2 at 12, ! Gaol of Winchester. Court of Bankruptcy, London.-Fred. Herbert, Burr-street,

Saturday, March 14. Lower East Smithfield, Middlesex, out of business, April 2 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London.-Luke Bendle, Morris.

(on their own Petitions). place. Southwark.bridge-road. Surrey. assistant to a ware. Henry Robt. Redwood, Draycott-terrace, Cadogan-terrace. houseman. April 2 at 12. Court of Bankruptcy. London.- Upper Sloane-street, Chelsea, Middlesex, shopman to a china Henry Heaton, Warwick-street. Vauxhall-bridge-road. West. dealer : in the Debtors Prison for London and Middlesex.minster, Middlesex, tobacconist, March 21 at 2, Court of Bank. Charles B. Walker, Charles-street, Hampstead-road, Middleruptcy, London.-Anthony Fagioli, Thames-street, Rother. sex, assistant to a surgeon : in the Debtors Prison for London bithe. Surrey. veneer sawver. March 21 at 2. Court of Bank. and Middlesex.-- Wm. Thos. Beale, Pennington-street, Lonroptcy, London - John Henry Ellis, Godalming, Surrey, out

don Dock-wall, Middlesex, mathematical instrument maker : of business, March 21 at halipast 12, Court of Bankruptcy,

in the Debtors Prison for London and Middlesex.- Ezra W. London. John Frost the younger. Bury St. Edmund's, Suf. | Burrow's, Swinton-street, Gray's-inn-road, Middlesex, civil folk, out of business. March 25 at 11. Court of Bankruptcy, engineer : in the Debtors Prison for London and Middlesex. London.-Eliza Pearse, St. George's place, Walworth-road, -- Rich. Stevens, Fountain-yard, Broadway, Deptford, Kent, Surrey, lodging-house keeper, March 26 at 12, Court of Bank.

foreman to a carman : in the Queen's Prison. -Eliz. Mary ruptey, London.-Henry Joncs, Canterbury, Kent, stone

Cottrell, Camden-passage, Islington-green, Middlesex, nurse : mr-ason, Jarch 26 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London.-Jas.

in the Debtors Prison for London and Middlesex.-Rich. A. Finck, Rathbone-place, Oxford-street, Middlesex, cupper,

| Lewis, White Lion-street, Liverpool-road, Islington, MiddleMarch 26 at 12. Court of Bankruptcy. London.-G. Potter, sex, out of business : in the Debtors Prison for London and Oxford, frock cutter to a clothes salesman. March 27 at 11. Middlesex.-Wm. L. Human, Brecknock-place, CamdenCourt of Bankruptcy. London.-Robt. Hutchinson. Holmes, town, Middlesex, out of business : in the Debtors Prison for Dear Partenstall, and James Haworth, Cloughfold, near New. London and Middlesex.- Richard Barrett, Elizabeth-cotcboreh, Forest of Rossendale. Lancashire. quarrymen, March tages, Blyth-lane, Hammersmith, Middlesex, commission agent 26 at 12, District Court of Bankruptcy, Manchester.

for the sale of wines : in the Debtors Prison for London and

Middlesex.- Henry John Burn, Somerset-street, Portman. Saturday, March 11.

square, Middleses, out of business : in the Queen's Prison.The following Assignees have been appointeil. Further Par. Richard Richardson, Compton-street, and Northampton-st., ticulars may be learnerl at the Office, in Portugal-st., Lin Clerkenwell, Middlesex, corn dealer: in the Debtors Prison colu's-inn-fields, on giving the Number of the Case. for London and Middlesex.- John Hall, Oxford, carpenter:

'm. Hayler, Somerset-place, Bevenden-street, Hoxton in Oxford Castle.John Bateson, Kirkburton, near Hudders. New-town, Middlesex, coacli maker, No. 57,955 T.; Joseph field, Yorkshire, joiner : in the Gaol of York.--Wm. Elias P. Gibbins, assignee.-Jamrs Bristow, Wardour-st., Soho, the younger, Gelly-grove, Mynyddislwyn, Monmouthshire, Middlesex, cowkeeper, No. 58,022 T.; John Low, assignee. publican : in the Gaul of Cardiff. -- John Shaw, Blackburn, Lancashire, skinner, No. 67,036 C.; Jobn Manchester and John Sellers, assignees. - Noah

The following Prisoners are ordered to be brought up before Lough. Great Malvern, Worcestershire, grocer, No. 67,106

the Court, in Portugal-st., on Thursilay, April 2, at 9. C.; Francis Loxley, assignee.- John Norwood, Dovor, Kent,

James Lord, Great Cambridge-street, Hackney-road, Midhcensed victnaller, No. 67,127 C.; J. Reynolds the younger,

dlesex, coal dealer. --Aaron Munday, Church-street, Deptford, assignee.- Stephen Gant, East Rudham, Norfolk, boot maker,

Kent, market gardener.- John Spaul, Beer-lane, Lower No. 67,168 C. ; Thomas Cousins, assignee.-7'. B. W. Row.

Thames-street, London, importer of beads.-Rich. Burton, ley, Ulverston, Lancashire, attorney at law, No. 67,190 C.;

St. George's-place, Albany-road, Camberwell, Surrey, out of P. T. Torkington, assignee. - Sampson Vaughan, Eve hill,

business. - Rich. B. Taylor, Bethnal-green-road, Middlesex, Dadley, Worcestershire, smith, No. 07,223 C.; Wm. Under

fancy trimming manufacturer.- Wm. James Potter, Sussexbill, assignee.

street, University-street, Tottenham.court-road, Middlesex, Wednesrlay, March 11.

out of business. Orders hane been made, vesting in the Provisional Assignee Court-house, SALISBURY, Wiltshire, April 1 at 10. The Estates and Efects of the following Persons:

James Welch, Slaughterford, mill puft manufacturer.-J. (On their own Pelitions).

Arnold, Favant, out of business. E. G. Wood, Upper Copenhagen -street, Pentonville, Mid.

Court-house, BEDFORD, (County), March 31 at 10. dieser, widow : in the Queen's Prison. -John Seys Price, J. S. Marshall, Yelden, miller.- Joshua Knight, Luton, Augustus-street, Regent's-park, Middlesex, tailor: in the chi

et, Regent's-park, Middlesex, tailor : , in the chemist.--James Viney, Barton, gentleman. Debtors Prison for London and Middlesex.--Henry Bennett,

. Liquorpond-street, Holborn, Middlesex, out of business: in

Court-house, SOUTHAMPTON, April 2 at 10. the Queen's Prison.--James Bagley, Aldermanbury Postern, Wm. Swift, Southampton, bricklayer. - Arthur Hunt, Fore-street, London, packing-case maker: in the Debtors Southampton, water carrier. Prison for London and Middlesex.--James Rayner, Bickley

Court-house, AYLESBURY, Buckinghamshire, April 2 at 10. rox, Rotherhithe, Surrey, manager at a sawing and planing mills: in the Debtors Prison for London and Middlesex.-J.

John Robbins the younger, Stony Stratford, butcher. A. Meyer, Park-road, Stockwell, Surrey, merchant's clerk : in

* MEETINGS. the Debtors Prison for London and Middlesex.-J. D. Jones,'., John Evans, Llandyssil, Montgomeryshire, farmer, April 6

at 12, Insolvent Debtors Court, Lincoln's-inn-fields, pr. d. Bankruptcy, Bristol, aud. ac.- John Davis, Bristol, chemist, -Abraham Legerton, Harlow, Essex, grocer, April 4 at 12, April 21 at 11, District Court of Bankruptcy, Bristol, aud.ac. George Inn, Harlow, sp. aff.

Joseph Vaile, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, wine merchant,
April 21 at half-past 11, District Court of Bankruptcy, Bristol,

aud. ac.; April 23 at 12, div.-Mark Israel Jacobs, AshtonFRIDAY, MARCH 20.

under-Lyne, Lancashire, tailor, April 14 at 12, District Court

of Bankruptcy, Manchester, aud. ac.; April 15 at 12, div.BANKRUPTS.

Charles James Banister, Derby, linen draper, April 11 at 1,

Court of Bankruptcy, London, fin. div.-Thos. Todd, ManJOHN KIRKUP, Providence Coal-wharf, Rotherhithe, Sur.

chester, dealer in cotton goods, April 14 at 12, District Court rey, coal merchant, March 31 and May 8 at 11, Court

of Bankruptcy, Manchester, div.- Robert Briggs, Ulverstone, of Bankruptcy, London : Off. Ass. Alsager ; Sol. Hodg

Lancashire, cotton spinner, April 15 at 12, District Court of son, Broad-street-buildings.-Fiat dated March 11.

Bankruptcy, Manchester, div. WILLIAM COLLINS, Rugby, Warwickshire, tailor, dealer and chapman, March 31 at 1, and May 1 at 12, Court of

CERTIFICATES. Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Belcher; Sol. Burbidge, To be allowed, unless Cause be shewn to the contrary on or Hatton-garden.- Fiat dated March 9.

before the Day of Meeting. JAMES BRYANT, Mayfield, Sussex, draper, grocer, dealer and chapman, March 27 at half past 12, and May 7 at 1,

Edward Clayton, Edgeware-road, Middlesex, licensed vicCourt of Bankruptcy, London : Off. Ass. Johnson ; Sols.

tualler, April 11 at 1, Court of Bankruptcy, London.-David Soles & Turner, Aldermanbury, London. — Fiat dated

Hutson, St. Alban's, Hertfordshire, agent, April 11 at 11, Court

of Bankruptcy, London.-Thomas Ellis, Wisbech St. Peter's, March 12. ISAAC HARRIS, Croydon, Surrey, clothier, March 26 and

Isle of Ely, Cambridgeshire, boot maker, April 11 at 12, Court May 4 at half-past 11, Court of Bankruptcy, London:

of Bankruptcy, London.-Dan. Wynne, Colwyn, CarnarvonOff. Ass. Graham ; Sol. Jacobs, Winchester-buildings, Great

shire, innkeeper, April 14 at 12, District Court of Bankruptcy, Winchester-street.-Fiat dated March 9.

Liverpool. HENRY WARD, Widford.mill, near Burford, Oxfordshire To be allowed by the Court of Review in Bankruptcy, unless

and Gloucestershire, and Ludgate.street, London, paper Cause be shewn to the contrary on or before April 10. manufacturer, dealer and chapman, March 31 at 2, and May

Joseph Mann, Warwick, grocer.-Chas. John Blunt, Great 4 at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, London : Off. Ass. Graham; Sols. Mardon & Co., Newgate-street.-- Fiat dated

Ormond-street, Queen-sq., Middlesex, civil engineer --G. March 17.

Byford, Liverpool, grocer.-J. Howard Rand, WestminsterWILLIAM STONE, Wood-street, London, laceman, dealer

bridge-road, Lambeth, Surrey, dealer in glass.--Henry John

Andrews, Plymouth, Devonshire, apothecary.- Frederick W. and chapman, (carrying on trade under the firm of Stone &

Eugene Barandon, Philpot-lane, London, merchant.--Robert Everett), March 28 at 1, and April 24 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Green; Sol. Lloyd, Milk-st.,

Tate, Regent-street, Middlesex, silversmith. Cheapside.—Fiat dated March 18.

Scorch SEQUESTRATIONS. RICHARD ELLISON and JOHN GOODWORTH, Barns

Thomas Fairbairn, banker, Edinburgh.-Wm. Davison, ley, Yorkshire, linen manufacturers, dealers and chapmen,

smith, Glasgow.-Sharp &. Thomsons, calico printers, Mea. March 31 and April 20 at 11, District Court of Bankruptcy,

dowside, near Partick, Lanarkshire.-John Crombie, baker, Leeds: Off. Ass. Hope ; Sols. Mence, Barnsley; Bond,

Glasgow.
Leeds ; Pocock, Bartholomew.close, London.-Fiat dated
March 6.

INSOLVENT DEBTORS
JOSEPH WHALLEY and CHARLES WHALLEY, Li-Who have filed their Petitions in the Court of Bankruptcy,

verpool, seedsmen and nurserymen, March 31 and April 24 and have obtained an Interim Order for Protection from at il, District Court of Bankruptcy, Liverpool : Off. Ass. Proce88. Turner; Sols. Neal, Liverpool; Hall & Co., Verulam

Fred. Savery, Hillingdon, Middlesex, baker, March 25 at buildings, Gray's-inn, London.-Fiat dated March 14.

12, Court of Bankruptcy, London.-W. Smith, Great Crown. RICHARD BARNES PRESTON, Leigh, Gloucestershire,

court, Wardour-street, Soho, Middlesex, gun maker, March coal dealer, dealer and chapman, April 3 at 12, and May 1

25 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London.- Edward Shepard, at ii, District Court of Bankruptcy, Bristol: Off. Ass.

Litchfield-street, Soho, Middlesex, out of business, March 25 Miller; Sols. Newman & Co., Cheltenham.-- Fiat dated

at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, London.-J. Lowe, Charlotte-st., March 9.

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