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family, or in order to defraud any of my creditors ; and that I havo in no instance created or acknowledged a debt, for a greater sum than I honestly and truly owed; and that I bave not paid, se cured to be paid, or in any way compounded with, any of my creditors, with a view fraudulently to obtain the prayer of my petition.

A. B. Sworn, &c, (as in affidavit of Residence of Petitioner.]

Order for Creditors to show Cause, and for Publication.

ORDERED, That all the creditors of A. B., an insolvent debtor be required to show cause, if any they have, before me, on the day of

next, at

o'zlock in the -noon, at my office, in the town of ---, why an assignment of the said insolvent's estate should not be made, and be be discharged from his debts, pursuant to the provisions of the statute for the discharge of an insolvent from his debts, notice for which is to be published for six (or, ten] weeks successively, in the State paper, and the newspaper printed in the county of

entitled the Dated the day of 1860.

D. P., Justice of the Supreme Court.

Notice to be Published. Notice of application for the discharge of an insolvent from his debts, pursuant to the provisions of the third article of tho first title of the fifth chapter of the second part of the Revised Statutes :

A. B., of the town of —, in the county of —, an insolvent debtor : for, if the applicant be a member of an insolvent firin, say: A. B., of the city and county of New York, an insolvent debtor, individually, or as one of the firm [or, late firm) of S. & T.:] Notice first published July 1, 1860. Creditors to appear before the Hon. J. P. H., County Judge of said county of

—, at his office in the town of -, on the

next, at ten o'clock in the forenoon, to show cause, if any they have, why an assignment should not be made of said insolvent's estate, and he be dis sharged from his debts.

day of

Notice to be served on the Creditors RESIDING IN THE UNITED STATES, WITH THE NOTICE (F THE ORDER

TO SHOW CAUSE. Sir: You will please take notice that the foregoing for, the within is a copy of a notice to show cause, bofore the flon. I. P.

1.., County Judge of county, at the time and place thered
specified, why I should not make an assignment of my ostato, and
be discharged from my debts, &c.
Dated the

18-
Yours, &c.,

A. B.

day of

Proof of Service of Notice on Creditors residing in the United

States. STATE OF New-York, County, ss.

Á. B., of said county, being duly sworn, says: (Attach here a That on the

day of

instant, (or, last printed copy of past,] he served the notice, of which the annexed the notice.] printed notice is a copy, on C. D., L. M., &c.,

&c., -by delivering a copy of the same to each of them personally, (or, by depositing a copy of the same, properly folded and directed to each of them, at his usual place of residence, in the post-office at

Sworn, &c., [as in Affidavit of Residence of Petitioner.]

Order for Assignment. WHEREAS, A. B., of -, in the county of -- an insolvent debtor, did in conjunction with so many of his creditors residing within the United States as have debts in good faith owing to them by the said insolvent, amounting to at least two thirds of all the debts owing by him to creditors residing within the United States, present a petition to me, for the purpose of being discharged from his debts, pursuant to the provisions of the third article of the first title of the fifth chapter of the second part of the Revised Statutes; upon hearing which, it satisfactorily appeared to me that the said insolvent is justly and truly indebted to the petitioning credi. tors in the sums by them respectively mentioned in their affidavits annexed to the petition; that such sums amount in the aggregate to two thirds of all the debts owing by him at the time of his presenting his petition to creditors residing within the United States, and that he has honestly and fairly given a true account of his estate, and has in all things conformed to tho matters required of him by the said article: I do, therefore, direct that an assignment be made by the said insolvent to J. K., of, &c., and L. M., of, &c., as Bignees nominated by the said creditors, of all his estate, both in law and equity, in possession, reversion, or remainder, excepting from the articles mentioned in his inventory, such articles of wear. ing apparel and bedding as are reasonably necessary for the said insolvent and his family to retain, and also his arms and accoutre monts

Deted, &c., (as in Order for Creditors to show Canse, &c.]

Assignment. Know all men by these presents. That I, A. B. having become insolvent, did, in conjunction with so many of my creditors, resid. ing within the United States, whose debts, in good faith, amount to two thirds of all the debts owing by me to creditors residing within the United States, present a petition to the Hon. J. P. H., County Judge of

county, or, as the case may be,] praying for relief, pursuant to the provisions of the statute authorizing an insolvent debtor to be discharged from his debts; whereupon the said Judge ordered notice to be given to all my creditors to show cause, if any they had, before him, at a certain day and place, why the prayer of the petitioner should not be granted; which notice was duly published, and no good cause appearing to the contrary, he being Batisfied that the proceedings were just and fair, and that I had in all things conformed to those matters required by the said statute, directed an assignment of all my estate to be made by me for the benefit of all my creditors. Now, therefore, know ye, that in conformity to the said direction, I have granted released, assigned and set over, and by these presents do grant, release, assign and set over, unto J. K., of, &c., and L. M., of, &c., assignees nominated to receive the same, all my estate, real and personal, both in law and equity, in possession, reversion, or remainder, and all books, vouch. ers, and securities relating thereto, to hold the same unto the said assignees, to and for the use of all my creditors. In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal, this day of in the year one thousand eight hundred and

A. B. (L.) Soaled and delivered in presence of

} G. H.

Acknowledgment of Assignment.
STATE OF NEW-YORK, COUNTY, ss.
On the
day of

in the year one thousand eight hundret and before me came A. B., to me known (or, proven to me by the oath of G. H. the subscribing witness to the above assignment, to bé the individual described in and who executed the abuvo (or, said) assignment, and the said A. B. acknowledged that he executod the same.

S. T., Justice of the Peace

Oath of Assignee. I, L M., having been appointed assignee of A. B., an insolvent dobtor, do swear, that I will well and truly execute the trust by that appointment reposed in me, according to the best of my skill and understanding:

Sworn, &c., (as in Afidavit of Residence of Po itioner.)

Notice of Assignment, to be inserted Three Weeks. Pursuant to the provisions of the first title of the fifth chapter of the second part of the Revised Statutes, notice is hereby given that the undersigned have been appointed assignees of X. B., an insolvent debtor. All persons indebted to the said debtor are re. quired to render an account of all the debts and sums of money owing by them respectively to the said assignees, by the day of next, at the office of the said I. M., in the town of and to pay the same; and all persons having in their psssession any property or effects of the said debtor, are required to deliver the same to us, by the day above specified. All the creditors of the said debtor are also required to deliver their respective accounts and demands to the said L. M., at his office as aforesaid, by the

day of Dated the

day of
184

J. K.
L. M.

next.

Certificate of the Assignees. We do certify that A. B., an insolvent debtor, has this day granted, conveyed, assigned, and delivered to us, for the use and benefit of all his creditors, all his estate, real and personal, both in law and equity, in possession, reversion, or remainder, and all books, vouchers, and securities, relating to the same, except such articles of wearing apparel and bedding as are reasonable and necessary for the said insolvent and his family to retain, and also his arms and accoutrements.

In witness, &c., (as in Assignment.]

Affidavit of Execution of Certificate. STATE OF NEW-YORK, County, ss.

R. F., of, &c., being duly sworn, deposes and says, that he did, on the

last past, (or, instant,) see J. K., of, &c., and L. M., of, &c., to biin personally known, sign and seal the within (or, annexed) certificate; and that he, this deponent, subscribed his namo thereto as one of the subscribing witnesses. RF

&worn, &o., (as in Affidavit of Reside nce of Pe!iliorer.)

day of

Certificate of County Clerk that Assignment has been re

corded. STATE or New York, County, ss.

I, W. S., clerk of the county of do hereby certify that the assignment made by A. B., an insolvent debtor, of all his estate both in law and equity, in possession, reversion, or emainder, fexcept as is excepted by the statute,) to J. K., of, &c., and L. M., of, &c., bearing date the day of, &c., has been duly reorded in my office. In testimony, &c.

W S.

Discharge.
To all to whom these presents shall come or may concern:

1, J. P. H., county judge of county, (or, as the case may be, send greeting: Whereas, A. B., of, &c., an insolvent debtor, residing within said county, did, in conjunction with so many of his creditors residing within the United States as bave debts in good faith owing to them by the said insolvent, amounting to at least two thirds of all the debts owing by him to creditors residing within the United States, present a petition to me, praying that the estate of the said insolvent might be assigned for the benefit of his creditors, and he be discharged from his debts, pursuant to the provisions of the statute authorizing an insolvent debtor to be discharged from his debts; whereupon I ordered notice to be givon to all the creditors of the said insolvent, to show cause, if any they bad, before me, at a certain time and place, why an assignment of the said insolvent's estate should not be made, and he be discharged from his debts; proof of the publication whereof hath been duly made. And, whoreas, it satisfactorily appearing to me that the doings on the part of the creditors were just and fair, and that the Baid insolvent has conformed in all things to those matters re quired of him by the said statute, I have directed an assignment to be made by the said insolvent of all his estate, real and personal, both in law and equity, in possession, reversion, or remainder, to J. K, of, &c., and L M., of, &c., assignoes nominated by the creditore to receive the same; and the said insolvent haviug, on the - day of made such assignment, and produced to me a certificate thereof, executed by the said assignees, and duly proved, and also a certificate of the clerk of this county, that such assignment ie duly recorded in his office: Now, therefore, know ye that, by virtue of the power and authority in me vested, I do horoby discharge the said insolvent from all his debts, pursuant to the provisiens of the said statute. In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal the

day of —-, in the year of our Lord one thousand cight han dred and sixty.

J P. H., County Judge, &o. 16. 8.]

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