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accepted action action was brought admissible admitted agreed agreement allowed amount answered appeared arrest asked assignees assumpsit attorney bankrupt bankruptcy bill bill of exchange bound brought called cause charge circumstances claimed common consideration contended contract costs counsel count Court creditors debt deed defendant defendant's delivered demand directed discharge effect entitled Erskine evidence execution fact fendant Garrow Gibbs give given ground hands held indorsed interest issue jury Justice lease letter liable London Lord Kenyon loss maintain matter ment Mingay months necessary nonsuited notice objected offered officer opinion paid party payment person plaintiff Plea pleaded possession premises present produced proof proved question received recover relied rent ruled sent Serjt sheriff ship SITTINGS sold statute sufficient taken TERM tion transaction verdict Vide wife witness writ
Page 113 - Eliz. were grown into blades, the defendant, in consideration that the plaintiff, at the special instance and request of the said...
Page 115 - Where a debtor to the plaintiff, being sued by the plaintiff, pending the suit and before execution, being insolvent, executed an assignment of all his effects to trustees for the benefit of all his creditors, under which possession was immediately taken : — Held, that the assignment was not fraudulent within 13 Eliz.
Page 487 - ... assignment of all his property to a trustee for the benefit -of his creditors...
Page 49 - When a lease is expired, the tenant's responsibility is not at an end; for if the premises are in possession of an under-tenant, the landlord may refuse to accept the possession, and hold the original lessee liable; for the lessor is entitled to receive the absolute possession at the end of the term.
Page 185 - ... be left to the jury to say whether it was intended by the defendant, at first, to be a valid agreement on his part, or as only containing proposals in writing, subject to future revision (w) : and if the aid of equity be sought, these circumstances would have equal weight with the Court.