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VICE-CHANCELLOR Wood's COURT. Notes of the Week.
By MATTHEW B. BEGBIE, Barrister at Law. Review... 52 Gwatkin 0. Campbell.—(Principal and agent)
131 The Law of Blockade..
53 London Gazettes...
COURT OF QUEEN's Bench.
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-NoDann o. Dunn.-(Deeds deposited in court-No lien
tice to trustees-1 & 2 Vict. c. 110, s. 14)
133 upon, for costs, after repudiation of suit before Reg. o. The Directors of Brighton.-(Irremoveabilityhearing, by infant plaintiff, on attaining majority) 122 Interruption of residence-Absence under contract ROLLS COURT,
-Animus revertendi-9 g 10 Vict. c. 66, s. 1).. 138 By G. Y. Robson, Barrister at Law. Ramp r. Greenbill.-(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)
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.
142 By C. MARETT, Barrister at Law.
COURT OF ExchEQUER. Welchman 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 o. Sharland.-(Action for freight - Demur. Evidence-Specific injury, Diamond merchant
rer-Aider by pleading over-Forms in CommonAncient light-Contract-Party-wall).... 127 lav Procedure Act, 15 g, 16 Vict. c. 76, Sched. B.) 144
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 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 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, 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, court shall not be sitting, by a judge.”
enforced by attachment by the court, or, when such the right of the party applying for relief in equity was 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, 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 equity, injunction 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
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 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, a 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 Feb. 9). practice of Courts of equity, no interlocutory injunc
Towards the end of the Sittings for Middlesex after tion is granted except upon terms--the terms usually Term two Courts sat for the Queen's Bench and two being, that the party obtaining theinjunction undertakes Act, 1854, sect. 2, and thereby the long lists of cases
for the Exchequer, under the Common-law Procedure 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 usejunction 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 & 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 utility. This of itself is a great advantage Hall does not prevent this Court from exercising that but the value of the work is considerably enhanced by
to all who are engaged in the administration of justice; jurisdiction which it has always possessed. But when careful annotations to the various sections, whereby à 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
On a former occasion * we reviewed the first and having failed, at last tries the experiment of a bill in Chancery, I am of opinion that I ought not to inter- second
volumes of this edition at some length, and we
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 during the progress of their work; for, as each volume
received, as they must have needed, encouragement this Court had not regarded the party as entitled to issued from the press, not only did it meet with the relief.” If this principle, which has been generally acknow. of the learned judges. We believe it is now adopted
marked approbation of the Profession at large, but also ledged and followed in recent cases, be still enforced, it 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. ground that it may be more easily obtained in equity statutes upon the following (among many other) sub
In the third and fourth volumes will be found the than at law. The equitable title to an injunction jects: -Limitation of Actions; Parliament; Patents; should be the same on each side of Westminster Hall: Pleading; Practice ; Poor; Railways; Registration ; and we may refer to an able little treatise on equitable Sessions ;'Shipping; Stamps; and Wills. There is also defences by Mr. J. D. Mayne, as containing the material points on which the principles of equity are now
a copious analytical index to the whole work. The applicable to actions at common law.
printing of the titles “Poor" and "Sessions” is so 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 the present practice of the Courts of equity on interlo remembered, was adopted with reference to “ Criminal 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 resort to the Court of Chancery for a relief which it larger work. One of these has already appeared, conwas intended should be obtained in a far simpler and taining the statutes of the last session ; inter alia, the cheaper mode at law,
Common-law Procedure Act, 1854, the Merchant Shipping 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 A trader may be made a bankrupt upon a judgment statutes, and the careless manner in which they are
some of the evils which arise from the multiplicity of 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 as the act of bankruptcy. The Court referred to the
are tempted to extract portions of it on the present
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-1 1756. See Harris's “Life of Lord Hardwicke," vol. iii, p. 58.
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 interhigh 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 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 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 i,
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
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. “ There has always been an endeavour on the part of ALEXANDER KIRKALDY, St. Mary-at-Hill, Tower-st., a country to foster and protect the commerce of its
London, letter-press printer, engraver, dealer and chapman, colonies. In her desire to accomplish this, France had,
Feb. 20 at half-past 2, and March 20 at 1, Court of Bankruptcy, 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
Feb. 7. 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, of 1793 she again openly invited neutrals to trade with | GEORGE WARD GILBERT, Hammersmith, Middlesex,
29, South Molton-street.- Petition dated Jan. 31. 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: Off. Ass. Miller ;
Sols. Bevan & Girling, Bristol.-Petition filed Feb. 2. London Gazettes.
JOSEPH HARROP and JAMES HARROP, Westbury,
Wiltshire, woollen manufacturers, Feb. 19 and March 20
at 11, District Court of Bankruptcy, Bristol: Of. Ass. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9.
Hutton; Sols. Bevan & Girling, Bristol.- Petition filed
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, 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 Benet'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 firm 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 Bank. March 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.
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,
Scotch SEQUESTRATIONS. Feb. 22 at 11, District Court of Bankruptcy, Liverpool, ch. 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.
- Robert Walker, Court of Bankruptcy, Manchester, last ex.- George Ruda Francis & Charles Eaton, Glasgow, masons.Weistell, 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 aud. 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. sex, jeweller, Feb. 22 at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, London,
John Stanley, Cambridge, scale maker, Feb. 22 at 10, aud. ac.- Joseph Party, Liverpool, bricklayer, Feb. 20 at 11, County Court of Cambridgeshire, at Cambridge.-J. Taylor, District Court of Bankruptcy, Liverpool, aud.ac.
ST. Mellor Halifax, Yorkshire, woollen manufacturer, Feb. 23 at 10, County and S. 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 Hoyle, Halifax, Yorkshire, shoemaker, Feb. 23 at 10, County Court of Bankruptcy, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, aud. ac. - John Cresswell Jobling, Newton Hall, Bywell St. Peter, Northume Court of Yorkshire, at Halifax.-Anthony Percy, South berland, dealer in lead ore, Feb. 27 at half-past 12, District Shields, Durham, publican, Feb. 22 at 10, County Court of Court of Bankruptcy, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and. '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 Buckturer, Feb. 20 at half-past 12, District Court of Bankruptcy, Warwickshire, cabinet maker, Feb. 22 at 12, County Court of
inghamshire, at Chesham.- Edward Wm. Polter, Coventry, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, aud. ac. --James Ogle Holmes and Warwickshire, at Coventry. - Richard G. Pym, Wooburn, Young Lowson Marshall, Sunderland, Durham, timber merchants, Feb. 20 at half-past 11, District Court of Bankruptcy Buckinghamshire, at High Wycombe.-Wm. Nicholas, Cole
Buckinghamshire, grocer, Feb. 13 at 11, County Court of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, aud. ac.- Joseph Slack, Newcastle. well, Freshwater, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, grocer, Feb. 28 upon-Tyne, ship broker, Feb. 20 at 12, District Court of at 10, County Court of Hampshire, at Newport.-W. Alcock, Bankroptcy, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, aud. ac.—John Barnes, Ulverston, Lancashire, 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. - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, out of business, March 2 at 10,
Court of Gloucestershire, at Cheltenham.—John Barratt, Joseph Eilis, Bishopthorpe, Yorkshire, farmer, March 3 at County Court of Gloucestershire, at Cheltenham.-J. Cobley, half-past 11, District Court of Bankruptcy, Leeds, aud. ac,; Exeter, baker, Feb. 27 at 10, County Court of Devonshire, at at 12, first and fin. div.- John Willey, High-street, Borough, Exeter. Richard Merris, Oldbury, Halesowen, Worcester. Surrey, cabinet maker, March 9 at half.past 11, 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 half-past 1, Court out of business, Feb. 24 at 10, County Court of Staffordshire, of Bankruptcy, London, div.--Henry Chatieris, Lothbury, at Oldbury.--Benjamin Fenton, Smethwick, Harborne, StafLondon, merchant, March 8 at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, Lon- fordshire, moulder, Feb. 24 at 10, County Court of Stafforddon, div.-John Wallace, Gordon's Hotel, Covent-garden, shire, at Oldbury.
John Garland, West Bromwich, StaffordMiddlesex, merchant tailor, March 3 at 1, Court of Bank- shire, collier, Feb. 24 at 10, County Court of Staffordshire, at ruptcy, London, div.- Thomas Carter, Reading, Berkshire, Oldbury. - Thomas Lees, West Bromwich, Staffordshire, hairjeweller, March 5 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London, div. dresser, Feb. 24 at 10, County Court of Staffordshire, at Old, -John Plimmer, Britton-street, Chelsea, Middlesex, brewer; bury.-'Wm. Lording, Lydd, near New Romney, Kent, coal March 2 at 11, Court of Bankruptcy. London, div. - Frederick 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 at 11, County Court of Gloucestershire, at Thornbury. Thos. Mills, Leeds, Yorkshire, printer, March 2 at 11, District Oates, York, out of business, Feb. 26 at 10, County Court of Court of Bankruptcy, Leeds, div.-Thos. Wadsworth, Mac- Yorkshire, at York.-George Cole, York, innkeeper, Feb. 26 clesfield, Cheshire, silk dealer, Feb. 26 at 12, District Court of 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 balf-past 1, Court of Bankruptcy, London. Allen Russell, Birmingham, 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 I: 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.