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John's-wood, dealer and chapman, Nov. 24 at 1, and London, div.-Thos. Patient, Saffron Walden, Essex, cooper, Jan. 5 at 12, London: Off. Ass. Nicholson ; Sol. Chapple, Dec. 7 at half-past 2, London, fin. div.—John George Lacy, 19, Great Carter-lane.--Pet. f. Nov. 6.

Great St. Helens, Bishopsgate-st., gun manufacturer, Dec. 7 JOHN CHAMBERS, St. Martin's, Stamford Baron, Nor, at half-past 11, London, div.- Chas. J. Hubbard, Crutched

thamptonshire, coal merchant, Nov. 24 at 11, and Jan. 5 friars, London, and Saffron Walden, Essex, hop merchant, at 12, London: Off. Ass. Pennell; Sols. Law, Stamford ; Dec. 7 at half-past 1, London, div.-Wm. Fairey, Bedford, Wright & Bonner, 15, London-street, Fenchurch-street.

provision merchant, Dec. 8 at 1, London, div.-Eduard Pet. f. Oct. 30.

Pownall, Ipswich, Suffolk, and Harwich, Essex, shipowner, JOHN BAKE, Cambridge-terrace, Barnsbury-park, and Ca. Dec. 8 at half-past 1, London, div.-James Henry Mills, ledonian-road, Islington, licensed victualler, Dec. 4 at 2, Hove, Sussex, broker, Dec. 7 at 2, London, fin. div.--Henry and Dec. 26 at 1, London : Off. Ass. Graham; Sol. Atkin- Rubbra, Dudley, Worcestershire, grocer, Nov. 26 at half-past son, Quality.court, Chancery-lane.- Pet. f. Nov. 13.

10, Birmingham, aud. ac. ; Dec. 10 at half-past 10, dir. JOHN GLENN, Cambridge-terrace, Liverpool-road, Isling - Josiah Allen, Birmingham, builder, Nov. 26 at half-past ton, dealer and chapman, Nov. 27 and Dec. 20 at 1, Lon-10, Birmingham, aud. ac. ; Dec. 10 at half-past 10, div. don: Off. Ass. Lee; Sols. Chilton & Burton, 7, Chancery- --Charles Massingham, Birmingham, wholesale jeweller, lane. - Pet. f. Nov. 13.

Nov. 26 at half-past 10, Birmingham, aud. ac. ; Dec. 10 at THOMAS WALKER, Kidderminster, licensed victualler, half.past 10, div. - John M Carthy, Aston, near Birmingham, Nov. 26 and Dec. 17 at half-past 12, Birmingham : Off

. dealer and chapman, Dec. 10 at half.past 10, Birmingbam, Ass. Whitmore; Sols. Boycott, Kidderminster; Motteram div.-A. Elswood, Chard, Somersetshire, money scrivener, & Knight, Birmingham.- Pet. d. Nov. 10. EDMUND JOHN LUDLOW WHITMORE, Ramsbury, | maker, Nov. 29 at 12, Manchester, div.-Wm. Marshall and

Dec. 5 at 1, Exeter, div.-John Manley, Manchester, machine Wiltshire, apothecary, Nov. 30 and Dec. 31 at 11, Bristol: Wm. Smith, Sheffield, edge-tool manufacturers, Dec. 8 at 11, Off. Ass. Miller; Sols. Abbott & Lucas, Bristol.--Pet. f. Sheffield, div. Nov. 13.

CERTIFICATES. BENJAMIN VICKERS, Newton Bushell, Devonshire, wine

To be allowed, unless Cause be shewn to the contrary on or merchant, Nov. 27 at 11, and Dec. 27 at 1, Exeter: Off. Ass. Hirtzel ; Sols. Francis, Newton Bushell; Stogdon,

before the Day of Meeting. Exeter.-Pet. f. Nov. 13.

W. Batley, Northampton, engineer, Dec. 8 at 12, London. BENJAMIN FRENCH, St. Mary's-terrace, Walworth-road, - Francis Blackwell, Peterborough, Northamptonshire, cur

Surrey, dealer and chapman, Nov. 27 and Dec. 20 at 1, rier, Dec. 7 at half-past 12, London.-Thomas Masters, Nor. London : Off. Ass. Lee; Sol. Buchanan, l, Guildhall wood, hotel keeper, Dec. 8 at half-past 12, London.-Gaius chambers, Basinghall-street.— Pet. f. Nov. 14.

Auyustine Stone, Bristol, carpenter, Dec. 10 at 11, Bristol.WILLIAM HALL, Durham, grocer, Nov. 27 at 11, and John Rushton, Carlisle, plasterer, Dec. 14 at half-past 11,

Jan. 8 at 12, Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Of. Ass. Baker; Newcastle-upon-Tyne.—Thos. Adamson and Henry Hunter Sols. Brown, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; Cooper, Sunderland; Bell, Sunderland, curriers, Dec. 12 at 12, Newcastle-uponHarle & Co., 20, Southampton-buildings, Chancery-lane, Tyne. - Henry Wm. Knowles, Bacup, Lancashire, manufacLondon.-Pet. f. Nov. 6.

turer, Dec. 10 at 12, Manchester.-John Hobson, Leeds, WILLIAM USHER, Sunderland, Durham, rope manufac- grocer, Dec. 18 at 12, Leeds. ---John Luptor, Bradford, turer, Nov. 23 at 12, and Dec. 21 at 1, Newcastle-upon-Yorkshire, innkeeper, Dec. 18 at 11, Leeds. - John Duffield, Tyne : Off. Ass. Baker ; Sol. Cooper, Sunderland. ---Pet. f. Oldbury, Worcestershire, publican, Dec. 13 at balf-past 12, Nov. 6.


To be granted, unless an Appeal be duly entered. J. Ellis, Springhill, Birmingham, timber merchant, Dec. 1 Harriet Townsend, Charles-street, Westminster, poulterer. at 11, Birmingham, last ex.- -Samuel Gawan, Kent-street, Joseph Wyatt, Aldermanbury, wholesale stationer. – R. Southwark, victualler, Nov. 28 at 12, London, aud. ac.- Walker, Wisbeach, Cambridge, stationer.-- Charles Kelly, Geo. Frederick Johnstone, St. Ives, Huntingdonshire, draper, High-street, Kensington, and Baker-street Bazaar, Baker-st., Nov. 28 at 1, London, aud, ac.- Daniel Benjamin Herts, Portman-square, auctioneer.-Robert Edward Barnes, Sloane. Sidney-square, Mile end, Nov. 28 at 12, London, aud. ac. - street, Chelsea, wine merchant.- Henry Shaw Goodman, Henry Houghton, Friday-street and Watling-street, merchant, Starch-green, Hammersmith, varnish maker.-Wm. Aaron Dec. 4 at 1, London, aud. ac. - Alerander Peat, Manchester, Rogers, Sutton, Surrey, licensed victualler.- Sarah Framp. shoe manufacturer, Dec. 3 at 12, Manchester, aud. ac.; Dec. 10 ton, Wimborne Minster, Dorsetshire, butcher.-T. Punshor, at 12, div.-George Hoyle and John Tattersall, Whitewell Durham, builder. - Chas. Henry Wall and Christopher Holt, Bottom, near Newchurch, Lancashire, cotton manufacturers, Samlesbury, near Preston, Lancashire, cotton spinners.-W. Dec. 3 at 12. Manchester, aud. ac.; Dec. 10 at 12, div.-W. Shipman, Manchester, baker.-Thomas Kitts, Bolton, cotton Hancock, Talk-o'-th’- Hill, Staffordshire, builder, Dec. 6 at 11, spinner.John Williams, Ffynnon Groyw, Llanasa, FlintBirmingham, aud. ac.; Dec. 8 at 11, div.-J. Proffitt, Oldbury, shire, grocer.- Joseph Spencer, Bilston, Staffordshire, iron. Worcestershire, grocer, Nov. 29 at half-past 12, Birmingham, founder.-Wm. Farmer, Birmingham, nail manufacturer. aud. ac.-R. Wheble Bennett, West Bromwich, Staffordshire, Henry Robinson, Brewood, Staffordshire, maltster.-Joseph brewer, Dec. 13 at 11, Birmingham, aud. ac. ; Dec. 22 at 11, Profitt, Oldbury, Worcestershire, grocer.- Samuel Fenn and div.-W. Arthur Watson, Whitacre, Warwickshire, builder, Joseph Fenn, Birmingham, tailors.-H. Williamson, Leeds, Dec. 15 at 11, Birmingham, aud. ac.John Webber, Bir-cloth merchant. -John Dawson, High-street, Shadwell, tobacmingham, grocer, Dec. 13 at 11, Birmingham, aud. ac.; conist. - Joseph Miller, Piccadilly, ironmonger.--- Henry MilDec. 22 at 11, div.-Nathan Levy, Worcester, clothier, ler and William Hook, Newport, Isle of Wight, hardwaremen, Dec. 13 at 11, Birmingham, aud. ac. ; Dec. 22 at 11, div.-'1-Jacob Frankenstein, White Hart-court, Bishopsgate-street Thomas Spurrier, Walsall, Staffordshire, maltster, Dec. 6 at

[For continuation of Gazette, see p. 457].

CONTENTS. London Gazettes..


Vice-CHANCELLOR Srcart's COURT. Leading Article


By T. F. MORSE, Barrister at Law. Notes of the Week.

454 The Statute-law Commission..

The Attorney-General v. Harvey.-(Relator, death

454 Court Papers-Winter Circuits of the Judges.. 455

of, after decree -- Application for the appointment Marriage of a Clergyman by Himself

1062 455

of new, by whom to be made)

Ord v. Johnston.-(Agreement, construction of -

Specific performance of, not applicable where the

relief asked is compensation in money-ConsideraBy T. EDWARDS, Barrister at Law.

tion, want of)....

1063 Hunt o. Dorsett.-(Will, construction of-Per capita Barnard v. Hunter.-(Practice-15 & 16 Vict. c. 86, or per stirpes)..

1053 8. 18-Discovery and production of books and Shaw 0. Fisher.- (Vendor and purchaser of railway

papers-Summons for leave to file exceptions to shares-Specific performance - Sub-sale by pur

answer, notwithstanding an order to amend the chaser-Sub-vendee not registered)...... 1055 bill)..


Vice-Chancellor Wood's COURT.
By F. FISHER, Barrister at Law.
Dunne y. Dunne.-(Will- Construction-Condition

By Matthew B. Begbie, Barrister at Law. that " he or they" should reside at A.-Improve

Olliver v. King.-(Trustee and cestui que trust).... 1066 ment of settled land out of money directed to be

In re The Trustee Relief Act, and in re Owen's Trust. laid out in land to be settled to like uses)

1056 --(Construction-Reforming a settlement)...... 1069 Turner v. Letts.-(Solicitor's lien)

1057 Taylor 0. Portington.-(Specific performance-Un.

COURT OF QUEEN's Bench. certainty in agreement)....

1057 By G. J. P. Smith and W. B. Brett, Barristers at Law. In re Langmead's Trusts. — (Charge of debts by deed Graham v. Solomon.-(Reversal of outlawry after - Implied power to give receipts)


final judgment-Appearance by attorney-Plead. Sneesby v. Thorne.-(Contract by one of several exe

ing over-Payment or satisfaction of the debtcutors-Specific performance).


Warrant of attorney to enter up judgment--Au. Rolls Court.

thority to release errors-Plea of release of error) 1070 By G. Y. Robson, Barrister at Law. In re Ingle.-(Practice, Taxation--Motion to dis

COURT OF COMMON Pleas. charge common order)

1059 By W. Paterson and W. MILLS, Barristers at Law. Pasmore v. Huggins.-(Will-Construction)


M'Andrew v. The Electric Telegraph Company.VICE-CHANCELLOR KINDERSLEY'S COURT.

(Electric Telegraph Company-Conditions by, as By C. MARETT, Barrister at Law.

to uninsured messages Unrepeated message, nonIngleman v. Worthington.-(Will-Construction,

liability for a mistake in-Reasonable regulations Annuity).. 1062 -16 f. 17 Vict. c. cciii)



It is difficult to see why“ practising lawyers” should

be blamed for not effecting changes which are within TO CORRESPONDENTS.

the province of the Legislature, and of the Legislature " An Attorney's Clerk” is referred to “ Notes of the alone; but the fact is, that practising lawyers have Week,” ante, p. 439.

been the persons who have done their best to promote LONDON, NOVEMBER 24, 1855.

these alterations. Thus the County Court Commis

sioners, who have in their report advocated the extenThe administration of justice has been materially sion of the jurisdiction of those tribunals, (ante, p. 272), improved during the last few years, and lawyers, as a numbered among its members the Master of the Rolls, body, have zealously aided in promoting these improve- Mr. Justice Erle, Mr. Justice Crompton, Messrs. Keatments. As a proof of this, it is sufficient to point to ing, Koe, Pitt Taylor, Mullings, and Mr. Serjeant the spirit evinced by the legal periodicals during that Dowling. Mr. Fitzroy was the only lay member. So, time. It is, however, as much the fashion to abuse the only statute which in effect provides for the exalawyers as it is to indulge in vague declamation about nination of the defendant by affidavit before a judge reforming the law, offering nothing that is tangible, at an early stage of the cause is the Summary Propractical, or new, in the way of remedy. Thus the cedure on Bills of Exchange Act, which was introduced

Times of the 14th inst., after publishing long and dreary into Parliament by Mr. Keating. letters upon the subject of consolidating the law, which But, further, what is the fact as to these complaints, merely repeat in the most general terms certain theore- so easily uttered, especially when unaccompanied by tical notions, leading to nothing useful, commences a the suggestion of any practical remedy? Is there so leader with these observations:

pressing a grievance, or any grievance in this respect, “We have got all, we believe, that any amount of for which the legal Profession ought to be censured ? pressure can induce the class of practising lawyers to The jurisdiction of the county courts at present exdo for us, and until the public interest can be brought tends to any demand not exceeding 501., without cononce more to bear on the subject, we despair of seeing sent of the parties, provided that it be not an action of the jurisdiction of the county courts extended, the submit- ejectment, or one involving title to corporeal or incorpoting cases to them by consent facilitated, and the intro- real hereditaments, or to any toll, fair, market, or franduction of that which is the keystone to all real im-chise, or involving the validity of any devise, bequest, or provement in procedure--the personal appearance and limitation under any will or settlement, or an action for examination of parties before the judge at the very first libel, slander, crim.con., seduction, or breach of promise step in the cause.

of marriage. By consent, actions of any nature, and

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