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Joseph Parker, Dinton, Buckinghamshire, baker, July 27 at ness, No. 78,159 ; Nathaniel Taylor, assignee.-W. Hutchin. 10, County Court of Buckinghamshire, at Aylesbury.-Wm. son, Hulme, Manchester, joiner, No. 78,155 ; James Baines, Franklin, Wendover, Buckinghamshire, tailor, July 27 at 10, assignee.Richard Edwards, Liverpool, watch manufacturer, County Court of Buckinghamshire, at Aylesbury.- Charles No. 78,163 ; Wm. Eaves, assignee.-Edward Billman, Man. Mander, Chinnor, Oxfordshire, chairmaker, July 26 at 2, ehester, out of business, No. 78,251; John Plant, assignee.County Court of Oxfordshire, at Thame.- Elizabeth Fundall, Thos. Hallsworth, Dukinfield Hall, near Ashton-under-Lyne, Wendover, Buckinghamshire, harness maker, County Court No. 78,187 ; Robert Winterbottom, assignee.—John Thomas of Buckinghamshire, at Aylesbury.---Thomas Nash, Loud. Byrom, Blackburn, out of business, No. 78,157; Ralph Spen. water, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, builder, July 13 at cer, assignee. 11, County Court of Buckinghamshire, at High Wycombe. The following Prisoners are ordered to be brought up before Henry Beech, Astbury, Cheshire, silk throwster, July 18 at

a Judge of the County Court, to be examined and dealt 11, County Court of Cheshire, at Congleton.- Arthur Tibbenham, Burgh St. Peters, Norfolk, shopkeeper, July 19 at

with according to the Statute:10, County Court of Suffolk, at Beccles. - Stephen Tillett,

At the County Court of Lancashire, at LANCASTER, Botesdale, Suffolk, fishmonger, July 17 at 2, County Court of

July 21 at 12. Suffolk, at Eye.-Simon Pain, Bristol, retailer of beer, Aug.3 Holden, Bolton-le- Moors, out of business.- Charles White

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Alex. Simpson Sloan, Liverpool, master mariner.-George at half-past 10, County Court of Gloucestershire, at Bristol.Benjamin Evans, Bristol, grocer, July 27 at half-past 10, head, Preston, out of business.-J. Hopkinson, Bury, builder

. County Court of Gloucestershire, at Bristol.- Wm. Staples, Brindle, Manchester, out of business.- John Wilson, Burn.

-John Sharples, Bolton-le-Moors, joiner.-Geo. Frederick Gretton, Northamptonshire, grocer, Aug. 12 at 10, County ley, grocer.-—- Margaret Salkeld, Manchester, out of business, Court of Rutlandshire, at Uppingham.-Anthony Montgomery, Old Hill, near Rowley, Staffordshire, out of employ, Greenhalch, Oldham, manager of a cotton card room.- Geo,

- Samuel Sutherst, Higher End, near Bury, joiner.- Jacob July 21 at 9, County Court of Worcestershire, at Dudley.- Cook, Pendleton, near Manchester, wheelwright.-Wm. Bird Isaiah Pearson, Netherton, Dudley, Worcestershire, labourer, Redish, Liverpool, commission agent.-Jos. Coates Borwell, July 21 at 9, County Court of Worcestershire, at Dudley... Stratford, near Manchester, out of business.- Mary Leech, Emanuel Fereday, Dudley, Worcestershire, painter, July 21 at 9, County Court of Worcestershire, at Dudley.- Alexander widow, Rochdale, out of business.-Robert Tinker, Manches. Rollason, Smethwick, Staffordshire, photographic artist, July ter, out of business. Francis Winnington, Chorlton-upon22 at 9, County Court of Staffordshire, at Oldbury.Joseph Medlock, Manchester, out of business.--Robert Hothersall, Evans, Chester, printer, July 10 at 10, County Court of Preston, out of business.--James Scott, Blackburn, retail Cheshire, at Chester. - James Ellis, Lockwood, 'near Hud- dealer in ale.Thomas Lancashire, Newton Heath, near dersfield, Yorkshire, druggist, July 20 at 10, County Court of Manchester, out of business.— T. Poster, Liverpool, saddler Yorkshire, at Huddersfield. — Thomas Milnes, Apsley, Hud-. Broadhurst, Manchester, coal dealer.--- Geo. Wilding, Mandersfield, Yorkshire, woolsorter, July 20 at 10, County Court chester, retail dealer in ale.John Rowbottom, Hulme, Man. of Yorkshire, at Huddersfield.—John Finsland, Swansea, Gla- chester, wheelwright.-- Charles Foster, Longridge, Preston, morganshire, licensed victualler, July 20 at half-past 9, County

blacksmith.-James Sutcliffe, Manchester, provisionshop Court of Somersetshire, at Bridgewater.

keeper.—Joseph O'Kell, Liverpool, share broker.-Oswald

Isherwood, Middleton, near Manchester, confectioner.- Abel The following Persons, who, on their several Petitions filed in Duke, Ashton-under-Lyne, confectioner. the Court, have obtained Interim Orders for Protection

At the County Court of Norfolk, at NorWICH, July 22. from Process, are required to appear in Court as herein- Wm. Maltster, Norwich, out of business.-Richard Baker after mentioned, at the Court-house, in Portugal-street, Drake, Corpusty, out of business.- Joseph Hardmeat, King's Lincoln's Inn, as follows, to be examined and dealt with Lynn, ironmonger. according to the Statute:

At the County Court of Buckinghamshire, at AYLESBURY, July 21 at 10, before the CHIEF COMMISSIONER.

July 27 at 10. Thomas J. Empson, Evelyn-street, Tanner's-hill, Deptford, Joseph Ashby, Cheddington, labourer.-Chas. White, Stoke Kent, miller's clerk.-John Hedgecock Jenkins, Prince's-st., Poges, ostler.— Thomas Elliott, Cheddington, butcher.-R. Rotherhithe, Surrey, market gardener.

Whittington, Beaconsfield, out of business. July 24 at 11, before the Chief COMMISSIONER.

At the County Court of Kent, at DOVER, Aug. 18 at ll. Sarah Fisher, Seething Wells, near Kingston, Surrey, Henry John Quartley, Dover, clerk in holy orders. grocer.

MEETING. The following Prisoners are ordered to be brought up before

Robert Welham the elder, Somersham, near Ipswich, Sufthe Court, in Portugal-street, to be examined and dealt folk, bricklayer, July 24 at 12, at Hayward's, Needham with according to the Statute:

Market, sp. aff.
July 21 at 10, before Mr. Commissioner MURPHY.
John Holmes, York-buildings, Adelphi, Middlesex, mana-

TUESDAY, JULY 11. ging agent to the Atheneum Life Assurance Society.—John

BANKRUPTS. R. Oates, Providence.place, Cambridge-road, Mile-end, Mid- BODHAM BUTLER WHISKER, Castle-street, Holbors, dlesex, tailor.-Joseph Allbright, Richmond-st.., St. George's- London, tailor, (carrying on business in partnership with road, Lambeth, Surrey, out of business. — George Furby, George Sully), July 21 at 1, and Aug. 24 at half past 1, Hastings, Sussex, ironmonger.

Court of Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Cannan; Sols. July 22 at 11, before Mr. Commissioner Phillips.

Sole & Co., 68, Aldermanbury; Hick, 11, Gray's-innJoseph Cartwright, London-street, Fenchurch-street, Lon. square.- Petition filed July 8. don, Custom-house agent.-James Giddings, Aldenham-st., JAMES TRIGGS, WILLIAM TRIGGS, and EDWARD St. Panoras Old-road, Middlesex, clerk to a builder.

TRIGGS, Southampton, upholsterers and cabinet makers, July 24 at 11, before the Chief CommISSIONER.

dealers and chapmen, July 17 at half-past 1, and Aug. 25 George Ruffell, Montague-terrace, Trinity-square, Surrey,

at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Cannan , commission merchant.—Matthew Owen, Great Smith-street,

Sols. Mackey, Southampton ; Paterson, 7, Boaverie-street, Westminster, Middlesex, timekeeper for omnibus proprie- JAMES SWALLOW, Maidenhead, Berkshire, corn and coa

Fleet-street, London.- Petition filed July 7. tors.—John Thomas Gain, Waltham-cottages, Warner-road, Camberwell New-road, Surrey, out of business.

erchant, dealer and chapman, July 20 half-past 2, and

Aug. 22 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass. July 24 at 1l, before Mr. Commissioner PaillIPS.

Edwards; Sols. Lawrance & Co., 14, Old Jewry-chambers Thomas Trill, Apollo-buildings, East-st., Walworth, Sur

London.-Petition filed July 7. rey, ale merchant.-- Alexander Jones, Bevis Marks, Lon- GEORGE SEWELL GREEN, Aylesbury-street, Clerken don, dealer in cigars.-Joseph Nelson, St. James's-place,

well, Middlesex ; Mount-street, Lambeth, Surrey ; War Upper Grange-road, Bermondsey, Surrey, commission agent.

wick-street, Pimlico, Middlesex ; Minories, London ; ani County Court of Lancashire, at Lancaster. Assignees have Elm Cottages, Hornsey, Middlesex, grocer and tea deales been appointed in the following Cases:--

July 24 and Aug. 22 at 1, Court of Bankruptcy, London Joshua Rhodes, Rochdale, stonemason, No. 78,154 ; John Off. Ass. Lee; Sol. Rose, 11, Salisbury-street, Strand Clegg, assignee.-Francis Bernard, Manchester, out of busi- London.-Petition filed July 7.

GIOVANNI BAPTISTA GIUSTINIANI and SAVERIO victualler. - Andrew Burn, Sackville-street, Piccadilly, Mid. CASTELLI, (together with Frank Castelli and Francesco dlesex, tailor.-W. Morris, Tunbridge, Kent, cabinet maker. Francescovitch Braggiotti, who have since obtained their - John Cox, New-road, Lower-road, Rotherbithe, Surrey, certificates), Bury-court, St. Mary-axe, London, merchants, builder.Henry Malcolm Ramsay, Elgin-crescent, Kensing(carrying on business with Leonardo Giustiniani and Brice ton Park, Middlesex, builder.Edw. Wilkinson, Liverpool, Giustiniani, under the style or firm of Castelli, Giustiniani, tailor.— Francis W. Robinson, Southport, Lancashire, printer. & Co.; the said Saverio Castelli and Brice Giustiniani also : --Joseph Moss.-- Thos. Hughes, Wednesbury, Staffordshire, carrying on business in Fenchurch-street, London, as mer- innkeeper.- Christopher James Taylor, Birmingham, coal chants, under the style or firm of S. Castelli & B. Giusti- dealer. ---Jas. Bough, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, carpet niani; the said Saverio Castelli residing at Upper Clapton, manufacturer.- Rowland Hill, Nottingham, lace merchant. Middlesex ; the said Brice Giustiniani and Leonardo Gius

PARTNERSHIPS DISSOLVED. tiniani residing at Constantinople; and the said Giovanni

Charles Castle, Alfred Henderson, and Eustace Barham, Baptista Giustiniani being now at Leghorn), July 24 at Bristol, attornies, solicitors, and conveyancers, (as far as rebalf.past 2, and Aug. 22 at 1, Court of Bankruptcy, Lon- gards the said Charles Castle).—Daniel Smith Bockett and don : off. Ass. Lee; Sols. Lawrance & Co., 14, Old Jewry- George Cowbran, Lincoln’s-inn-fields, Middlesex, attornies chambers, London.- Petition filed Nov. 7, 1851.

and solicitors. JOHN ADAMS, Longton, Staffordshire, china manufac.

Scotch SEQUESTRATIONS. turer, dealer and chapman, (lately trading in partnership with Samuel Hartshorne and James Ferneyhough, as china

William Learmonth, West Calder, Edinburgh, grazier.manufacturers, under the firm of Hartshorne & Co.), July 21 John Dykes, Glasgow, builder.- William Dickson, Glasgow, at 12, and Aug. 18 at 10, District Court of Bankruptcy, wine merchant.-- Wm. Sclater, Loanhead, Edinburgh, grocer. Birmingham : Off. Ass. Christie; Sols. E. & H. Wright,

-- David Gaudie, Montrose, plumber. Birmingham.- Petition dated July 5.

INSOLVENT DEBTORS JOHN DAVID NEILL and HENRY SANDERSON, Who have filed their Petitions in the Court of Bankruptcy,

Liverpool, ship brokers and general merchants, dealers and and have obtained an Interim Order for Protection from chapmen, (carrying on business there under the firm of Process. )19

Charles Yourle, Brighton, Sussex, bookseller, July 15 at trict Court of Bankruptcy, Liverpool: Off

. Ass. Morgan ; 10, County Court of Sussex, at Brighton.-Mark Wynter, Sol. Holden, Liverpool.- Petition filed July 7.

Brighton, Sussex, chemist, July 15 at 10, County Court of MEETINGS.

Sussex, at Brighton.- William Charman, Brighton, Sussex, Francis Quick, Bristol, jeweller, July 22 at 1, Court of retailer of beer, July 15 at 10, County Court of Sussex, at Bankruptcy, London, aud. ac.- - Hugh Parker, Offley Shore, Brighton.--Chas. Mathew, Ixworth, Suffolk, machinist, July John Brewin, and J. Rodgers, Sheffield, Yorkshire, bankers, 24 at 10, County Court of Suffolk, at Bury St. Edmunds. July 22 at 10, District Court of Bankruptcy, Sheffield, aud. George Simons, Cambridge, pianoforte tuner, July 24 at 10, ac. sep. est. of Ofley Shore.— James Burgin, Sheffield, York- County Court of Cambridgeshire, at Cambridge.-- William shire, tailor, July 22 at 10, District Court of Bankruptcy, Guess, Leicester, grocer, Aug. 16 at 10, County Court of Sheffield, aud. ac.-Augustus Rizzi, Leeds, Yorkshire, look- Leicestershire, at Leicester.- John Crossley, Leicester, lamb's ing-glass manufacturer, Aug. 1 at 12, District Court of Bank- wool spinner, Aug. 16 at 10, County Court of Leicestershire, ruptcy, Leeds, aud. ac. and div.--Michael Lees, Salterhebble, at Leicester.—Mark R. Ashford, Cardiff, Glamorganshire, Halifax, Yorkshire, woollen manufacturer, Aug. 1 at half-past chemist, July 21 at 10, County Court of Glamorganshire, at 11, District Court of Bankruptcy, Leeds, aud. ac. and fin. Cardiff. - William Crow, Hough-upon-the-Hill, Lincolnshire, div. - Peter Backhouse, Liverpool, glass dealer, July 21 at 11, cordwainer, Aug. 9 at 10, County Court of Lincolnshire, at District Court of Bankruptcy, Liverpool, aud. ac.- George Grantham.-John Scale the elder, Milford, Pembrokeshire, Prockter, Jos. Prockter, and Thomas Prockter, Rochdale, licensed victualler, July 25 at 10, County Court of PembrokeLancashire, cotton spinners, July 24 at 12, District Court of shire, at Haverfordwest.-George H. Motteram, Liverpool, Bankruptcy, Manchester, aud. ac. sep. est of George Prock- general agent, July 17 at 10, County Court of Lancashire, at ter; July 31 at 12, aud. ac. joint est, ; Aug. 2 at 12, div. Liverpool. --- Cornelius Roberts, Walton-on-the-Hill, Lancajoint est., and div. sep. est. of George Prockter.- Abraham H. shire, out of business, July 17 at 10, County Court of LancaChambers the elder and Abraham H. Chambers the younger, shire, at Liverpool. New Bond-street and South Molton-st., Middlesex, bankers, Aug. 3 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London, fin. div.-' The following Persons, who, on their several Petitions filed in

the Court, have obtained Interim Orders for Protection from Joseph Symes, Queen's-buildings, Knightsbridge, Middlesex, cheesemonger, Aug. 1 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London,

Process, are required to appear in Court as hereinafter liv.-Samuel Clarkson Peters, Southampton, draper, Aug. 8

mentioned, at the Court-house, in Portugal-street, Lin. * 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London, div.-Joseph Dodsworth

coln's Inn, as follows, to be examined and dealt with Bruning, Bristol, cabinet maker, Aug. 3 at 11, District

according to the Statute :Court of Bankruptcy, Bristol, fin. div.-M. Milne, Man.

July 26 at 10, before the Chief COMMISSIONER. etester, grocer, Aug. 3 at 12, District Court of Bankruptcy, Isaac S. Spicer, New Ormond-st., St. Andrew's, Holborn, Manchester, div.— Cooper Eubank, Manchester, sharebroker, Middlesex, lodging-house keeper.- Thomas Keen, SheppertonAug. 3 at 12, District Court of Bankruptcy, Manchester, div. place, New North-road, Islington, Middlesex, cheesemonger. --Peter Backhouse, Liverpool, glass dealer, Aug. 3 at 11, -Joseph Watkins, Huntingdon-st., Caledonian-road, IslingDistrict Court of Bankruptcy, Liverpool, div.

ton, Middlesex, engraver.John M. Wren, Seymour-place, CERTIFICATES.

John-street, Upper Holloway, Middlesex, out of business. To be allowed, unless Cause be shewn to the contrary on or

July 26 at 10, before Mr. Commissioner Murphy. before the Day of Meeting.

François Sas, Huntley-street, Gower-street, New-road, W. Wright, Thetford, Norfolk, butcher, Aug. 2 at 1, Court Middlesex, cabinet maker.-Robert Peake, Aldersgate-street, of Bankruptcy, London.-James Hunt, Lupus-street, Pimlico, London, cheesemonger. - Alfred Fisher, Vernon-street, BagMiddlesex, builder, Aug. 2 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, Lon- nigge-wells-road, Middlesex, warehouseman to a milliner. – den.- Joseph J. Wells, Coventry, baberdasher, Aug. 3 at 12, --James Boreham, Portland.place, Westmoreland-road, WalCourt of Bankruptcy, London.-Edward Pateson, Preston, worth-common, Surrey, carpenter.- Charles Webster, Red Lancashire, draper, Aug. 3 at 12, District Court of Bank Lion-street, Holborn, Middlesex, watchmaker. ruptcy, Manchester.—Joshua Wormald, Glossop, Derbyshire, July 27 at 11, before Mr. Commissioner PHILLIPS. shoemaker, Aug. 4 at 12, District Court of Bankruptcy, Man- Robert John Hartwell, Little Charlotte-street, Blackfriars. thester.- Montgomery Gladstone and Joseph Creevy Bond, road, Surrey, compositor. - Thomas Golding, Spital-street, Manchester, general brokers, Aug. 2 at 12, District Court of Dartford, Kent, stationer.- John Elmes, Church-street, Lower Bankruptcy, Manchester.- Thomas Norbury and Richard Edmonton, Middlesex, carman.—Thomas Beamont, Mare-st., Endloss, Manchester, silk manufacturers, Aug. 3 at 12, Dis- Hackney, Middlesex, livery-stable keeper.- Elizabeth Parker, trict Court of Bankruptcy, Manchester.

Queen's-terrace, Marlborough-road, Chelsea, Middlesex, hat To be granted, unless an Appeal be duly entered. manufacturer.-Wm. T. Hearn, Maldon-road, HaverstockThos. Ashley, Coleman-street, Camberwell, Surrey, licensed bill, Middlesex, clerk to a mercbant.

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Saturday, July 8.

The following Prisoners are ordered to be brought up before Assignees have been appointed in the following Cases. Fur. the Court, in Portugal-street, to be examined and dealt

ther particulars may be learned at the Office, in Portugal. with according to the Statute:street, Lincoln's-inn-fields, on giving the Number of the July 25 at 10, before the Chief CoMMISSIONER. Case. Wm. Thompson the younger, Handsworth, Staffordshire,

Thomas Byrne, Brighton, Sussex, potato dealer. out of business, No. 76,689 C.; George H. St. Clair, assignee.

July 25 at 10, before Mr. Commissioner Murphy, - John Wm. Mills, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, stationer, Henry L. Morand, Great Titchfield-street, Marylebone, No. 78,070 C.; Thomas Smith, assignee.- James Crawford, Middlesex, better on horse races. Sheffield, Yorkshire, beer-house keeper, No. 78,085 C.; G. July 26 at 10, before the Chief COMMISSIONER. A. Haigh, assignee.-George Raven, South-town, near Great Wm. James Barrett, Oral, Hackney-road, Middleser, out Yarmouth, Suffolk, gardener, No. 78,109 C.; Charles Turnor, of business. - James Weston, Lime-street, City, out of bo. assignee.- Thomas S. Binfield, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, siness. teacher of music, No. 78,217 C.; Wm. Binfield, assignee.

Adjourned Hearing. Francis Bernard, Manchester, out of business, No. 78,159 C.;

July 26 at 10, before the Chier COMMISSIONER. Nathaniel Taylor, assignee. Saturday, July 8.

Wm. Henry Smith, Glengall-grove, Old Kent-road, Sure Orders have been made, vesting in the Provisional Assignee The following Prisoners are ordered to be brought up before

rey,

out of business. the Estates and Effects of the following Persons :(On their own Petitions).

a Judge of the County Court, to be examined and dealt Henry C. Coape, Regent-street, Middlesex, in no profession :

with according to the Statute :in the Queen's Prison.-Joseph Caldwell, Alfred-place, Old At the County Court of Cambridgeshire, at CAMBRIDGE, Kent-road, Surrey, skin salesman : in the Queen's Prison.

July 24 at 10. Stefanos Xenos, Duke-street, St. James's-square, Middlesex, Wm. Nunn, Cambridge, publican.-Wm. Essex, Milton, ship agent: in the Queen's Prison.-John E. Brunt, Poland- brewer.-G. Taylor, Littleport, Isle of Ely, shoemaker. street, Oxford-st., Middlesex, picture dealer : in the Debtors

At the County Court of Hampshire, at SOUTHAMPTON, Prison for London and Middlesex. Frederick Hermann,

July 25. Upper Charlotte-street, Fitzroy-square, Middlesex, cabinet maker: in the Debtors Prison for London and Middlesex.

John L. Shepherd, Southampton, out of business. James Shipton, Cardigan-place, Kennington-cross, Surrey,

At the County Court of Northumberland, at MORPET), coach-spring maker : in the Gaol of Surrey.-Walter Peck,

July 28 at 10. Canning-place, Gloucester-road, Kensington, Middlesex, not John Taylor, North Shields, innkeeper. in any trade : in the Queen's Prison.— Thomas Berriman, At the County Court of Lincolnshire, at Lincolx, Aug. 8 Edwards-terrace, Commercial-road, Peckham, Surrey, sur

at 12. veyor: in the Queen's Prison.- Peter Haffman, Sackford. John Joseph Calvert, Horncastle, grocer. street, Clerkenwell, Middlesex, pocket-book manufacturer :

At the County Court of Oxfordshire, at OXFORD, Aug. 16 in the Debtors Prison for London and Middlesex.-William

at 10. Spencer, Hanover-street, Pimlico, Middlesex, retired clerk in

Adam Hunter, Oxford, draper. the Admiralty, Somerset House : in the Debtors Prison for

MEETING. London and Middlesex.John Dawson, Church-street, Camberwell, Surrey, cheesemonger: in the Queen's Prison.-G.

Anthony Goodridge, Plymouth, Devonshire, out of busi. Harvey, Brownlow-street, Drury-lane, Middlesex, silver bur: ness, July 25 at 12, Court-house, Portugal-street, Lincoln's. nisher : in the Debtors Prison for London and Middlesex.

inn-fields, London, sp. aff. - Henry Simpson, Ossulston-street, Somers-town, Middlesex,

Just published, price 1s., out of business : in the Debtors Prison for London and Mid. PHANTOMS OF CRIMINAL LAW, being the Subject .

of Letter No. III to the Lord , on the of the Gaol of Lancaster.--Thomas Lancashire, Newton Heath, Judges respecting the Amendment of the Criminal Law. By A COUN

TRY MAGISTRATE, and late Criminal Law Cominissioner. near Manchester, out of business : in the Gaol of Lancaster.

Cambridge: John Deighton. London: Stevens & Norton. G. F. Brindle, Manchester, out of business : in the Gaol of

Just published, in post 8vo., price 58. Ed., Lancaster.—John Holland, Heaton Norris, Lancashire, out of

LEbusiness : in the Gaol of Lancaster.- Charles Whitehead,

CHURCH PATRONAGE, HISTORICALLY,

GALLY, and MORALLY CONSIDERED in CONNEXION Preston, Lancashire, out of business : in the Gaol of Lancaster. with the OFFENCE of SIMONY. By ALFRED WADDILOVE, -Joseph C. Borwell, Manchester, out of business: in the D. C. L., F. S. S., Advocate in Doctors' Commons, and of the Inner Gaol of Lancaster.-Richard Allerton, Everton, Liverpool, Temple, Esq., Barrister at Law.

London: Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans. wheelwright : in the Gaol of Lancaster.-Mary Leech, Roch

Just published, price 98. cloth, dale, Lancashire, out of business : in the Gaol of Lancaster.James Hopkinson, Bury, Lancashire, builder : in the Gaol of TUDOR'S CHARITABLE TRUSTS ACT, 1853 : with

the General Orders, Minutes, Forms, and Schemes; prefaced by Lancaster. - George Holden, Bolton-le-Moors, Lancashire, a Summary of the LAW of CHARITIES, out of business : in the Gaol of Lancaster.—John Wilson, London: W. H. Bond, 8, Bell-yard, Temple-bar; Wildy & Sons, LinBurnley, Lancashire, grocer : in the Gaol of Lancaster.- John coln’s-inn-archway; and W. Amer, Lincoln's- inn-gate, Carey-street, Lav

Booksellers. Geary, Moss-side, near Manchester, gardener: in the Gaol of Lancaster... George Richardson, Southampton, builder : in EQUITY and LAW LIFE ASSURANCE SOCIETY, the Gaol of Southampton.-David Jones, Morriston, near

Swansea, Glamorganshire, overman : in the Gaol of Cardiff.

The Right Hon. the Lord High | The Hon. Mr. Justice Erle. Wm. W. Brown, Plymouth, Devonshire, out of business : in Chancellor.

Nassau W. Senior, Esq., Master in the Gaol of St. Thomas-the Apostle. — Joseph Hardmeat, The Right Hon. Lord Monteagle. Chancery. King's Lynn, Norfolk, ironmonger : in the Gaol of Norwich. The Right Hon. the Lord Chief jc. P. Cooper, Esq., Q.C., LL.D.

-Wm. Harvey, Rochester, Kent, lath render : in the Gaol of The Hon. Mr. Justice Coleridge. George Capron, Esq.
Winchester. George Charman, Redditch, Worcestershire, Policies in this Office are indisputable, and the Assured will find a
licensed victualler : in the Gaol of Warwick.--Thomas Elliott, those other advantages and facilities which the more modern practice
Island of Portland, Dorsetshire, out of employ: in the Gaol of offices has proved may with safety be adopted,
Dorset.-Gillet Taylor, Littleport, Isle of Ély, Cambridge to a bonus in addition to that previously declared.

Policies becoming claiins between the periods of division are entitled
shire, shoemaker : in the Gaol of Cambridge.-Wm. Essex, No charge is made for Policy Stamps.
Milton, Cambridgeshire, brewer : in the Gaol of Cambridge.
-John Mortimer, Cleckheaton, near Leeds, Yorkshire, out

Printed by HENRY HANSARD, PRINTER, residing at No. 14,

Park Square, Regent's Park, in the Parish of St. Marylebone, in the of business : in the Gaol of York.-John Graves, Manchester, County of Middlesex, at his Printing Office, situate in Parker Street, joiner : in the Gaol of Manchester.-George Pearson, Birken in the Parish of St. Giles-in-the-Fields, in the County aforesaid; 332 head, Cheshire, in no trade : in the Gaol of Chester. James Published at No. 3, CHANCERY LANE, in the Parish of St. Dunstas

in the West, in the City of London, by HENRY SWEET, Lav BoorCotton, Leicester, out of business : in the Gaol of Leicester.

SELLER and PUBLISHER, residing at No. 41, Great Coram Street, in -William Bowles, Bromley, Lancashire, out of business : in the Parish of St. George, Bloomsbury, in the County of Middlesexthe Gaol of Lancaster,

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No.915—Vol. XVIII.

JULY 22, 1854.

PRICE 1$.

NAMES OF THE CASES REPORTED IN THIS NUMBER.
COURT OF APPEAL IN CHANCERY.

Court oF QUEEN's Bench. Milne o. Gilbart.-Milne o. Milne.--Milne v. Walker. Reg. v. Hartley.-(Quo Warranto-Rule absolute by -(Will-Construction-Husband of Intestate not

Consent-Disclaimer-Costs).......

623 a Person entitled under the Statute of Distribu. Dean v. Hornby.-(Insurance--- Capture by Piratestions) 611 Recapture-Total or partial Loss)

623 ROLLS COURT.

Vick v. Sueter.-(Will - Construction-Words of DeShea o. Boschetti.-(Will— Construction-Alterations

scription or Limitation-Words of Reference) 625 and Interlineations- Fac-simile Probate-Incon

Pennell v. Alexander.-(Principal - Broker-- Bank. sistent Bequests)

... 614

ruptcy-Liability on Acceptance-Stoppage in Transitu) ....

627 VICE-CHANCELLOR KINDERSLEY's COURT. In re Crawford.-(Will— Representatives).... 616

COURT OF COMMON Pleas.

Wetton o. Hodd.-(Bill of Exchange-Forged special Stobart 7. Todd. - (Practice - Depositions Examiner) ...

618

Acceptance-Indorser, when not bound by-Presentment- Admission)

630 VICE-CHANCELLOR STUART'S COURT.

Arnell v. The Regent's Canal Company.--(Bridge with Johnson r. Webster.—(Will-Construction- Legacy

Walls not a Place built upon—55 Geo. 3, c. xxv, - Charge on Real Estates-Merger)........... 619

8. 3) ...

632 VICE-CHANCELLOR Wood's Court.

CONSISTORY COURT. Schroder o. Schroder.-(Will -- Election--Lapse of In the Goods of Henry Corby.-(1 Vict. c. 26, s. 11Time-Account) .. 621 Seaman's Will)...

634

LONDON, JULY 22, 1854.

by representing herself during coverture to be a single

woman; and that raised a question upon which the case The law upon the effect of a power of appointment has been since re-argued; (upon this point it is not yet, in a married woman has recently received an interpre- we believe, reported); and the same learned judge who tation, which, if it be correct, will lead to consequences decided the first point has held that the intervention of & little singular, and perhaps not altogether conve- fraud makes a great difference; that it puts the feme nient. In the case of Vaughan v. Vanderstegen (2 coverte in the same position as if she were sole; and that Drew. 165) the Court elaborately discussed the prin- for her debts, so contracted under a false representation ciple on which the power of a married woman to con- of her being sole, the property subject to her mere getract debts, or, more strictly to speak, to incur liabili- neral power of appointment by will, is chargeable in the ties, is based, and treated it as settled law that she hands of her appointees, exactly as if she were a man or a can only do so in respect of her separate estate. The feme sole; and the Court has held that it is quite immaquestion, then, in that case, being whether the property terial whether the false representation of discoverture over which a married woman has a general power of is made for the purpose of defrauding the creditor, appointment by will only, without any limitation in or whether it is made for family reasons, without any favour of herself beyond a life estate, is liable, in the intention of particular fraud. It is sufficient if the hands of her appointees, for debts contracted by her feme coverte holds herself out generally as a feme sole, during coverture, it became necessary, for the purpose and the creditor believes her to be so, to impart to her of deciding that question, to consider whether such the power to contract a debt in respect of the property property, or such power, is in any respect her separate over which she has only a power of appointment; estate; and the Court came to the conclusion that it is though, if there were no such misrepresentation, she not; that the power is a mere power, and not an estate; would not have that power. The learned judge apthat the property subject to it is in no sense the married pears, in so deciding, to have relied much on the case woman's separate property; that she can have no en- of Savage v. Foster, (9 Mod. 35). But we must not joyment of it of any kind; and that the mere fact that assume that he decided altogether on the authority she can dispose of it after her death by a special and of that case, for it was in its circumstances extremely particular mode of disposition, without the aid or inter- different from the case before him, of a power of apvention of her husband, does not make it her separate pointment by will only. In Savage v. Foster the marproperty: consequently that as, in respect of it, she ried woman had not strictly contracted or purported to is incapable of contracting a debt, it follows that it is contract any debt at all. What she had done was to not, in the hands of her appointees, liable to the debts allow the tenant for life of real estate, in which she had incurred by her during coverture.

the remainder, to hold herself out and to convey as the In the case referred to, however, the married woman tenant in fee; then she became discoverte, and being had contracted some of the debts with which it was discoverte, the Court compelled her to complete the attempted to charge her appointed estate, by fraud, viz.' title which she had by her fraud suffered to be taken ; Vol. XVIII,

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the property was her property, which she could con- widow, and without having alienated or incumbered vey, and therefore could be compelled to convey during the devised estate ; but in seeking to avoid a direct ex. her lifetime; whereas in Vaughan v. Vanderstegen it pression of this meaning, the clause has been so framed would quite have passed the power of the Court to as to defeat the devise in the event of the devisee compel the married woman either to pass any estate having executed a general disentailing assurance of all during her lifetime, or effectually to appoint after her his lands. death, by any act done during her lifetime; for having There is no equivalent for the 33rd section of the only a power to appoint by a revocable instrument, it is Wills Act, which prevents the lapse of a gift to a child clear, that even if the Court could compel her to make who dies before the testator, leaving issue. The only a will—an exercise of power for which we do not be- reason offered for this omission is, that it is better not lieve there is any authority-yet, at least, the Court to encourage negligence or indolence in testators. We could not by any exercise of its power prevent her from believe that nothing that can be placed on the statute. revoking a will so made, and making another: so that book would have any effect on the proceedings of testhe Court cannot be supposed to have proceeded, in tators, by way either of encouragement or of discourageVaughan v. Vanderstegen, on the principle of treating ment. But we are sure that the existing enactment the property subject to the power of appointment as cannot do harrr., and that in very many cases it has prebeing applicable, after the married woman's death, to vented serious hardship. Whether it is right that the the purposes to which she might have been compelled gift should be subject to the will of the deceased child to appoint it during her life; but on the broad prin- is a subordinate question, which, however, we have no ciple that fraud imparts to a feme coverte a power to hesitation in answering in the affirmative. contract debt in respect of, and chargeable upon, as her Sect. 41. “Gifts by will to trustees are to be congeneral assets, that property over which she has only a strued in the same manner as beneficial gifts in respect general power of appointment by will.

of the estates or interests conferred.” This is called by The proposition is new, and a little startling, viewed Mr. Brickdale a simple and convenient rule. We think with reference to the principle on which it has been that ingenuity could not contrive one more fertile of held by the same learned judge, that, in the absence of uncertainty and confusion. It is an elementary rule fraud, a married woman has no such power. Without, of construction, applicable not only to wills and deeds, however, at present attempting to go the length of but to every expression of thought, that we must take doubting whether it is good law, we may conclude, as the sense of words and sentences, not merely as the dicwe did at the commencement of these observations, that tionary and grammar indicate, but with a view to the it will probably lead to some results not altogether business in hand. Besides the general convention from consistent with the established notions of the relative which a language takes its form, it is subject to a lesser liabilities of husband and wife.

convention between the parties using it for the time

being, and, like the opal, changes its indications with THE STATUTE-LAW COMMISSION.

the point of view. Language is also always incom

plete, and in it, as in painting, (Continued from p. 249).

A band, a foot, a face, a leg, a head, Sect. 39.“ In no case can a will operate as an exercise

Stands for the whole to be imagined." of any power which was not created before the making But what whole is imagined depends upon the subject of the will." Mr. Brickdale says that in the case of a of the entire composition. A single sentence, however power the wish and intention of the donor of the complete in construction, is senseless without its conpower is entitled to the first consideration, and it is nexion. We commence a piece of music by announcing scarcely probable that he can mean that the property the key. A poet uses familiar words, but we seek in should pass by a will already executed, and necessarily them the forms of things unknown; and when a tesmade without reference to the power. This is to hide tator tells us how he means his land to go, we so piece substance behind technicality. A general power of ap- out the inevitable imperfections of his language as pointment is, for all testamentary purposes, the same to evolve details consistent with his main design. In thing as ownership, and should be governed by the same a fiduciary and in a beneficial gift the same expressions rules. A residuary gift is considered to represent the necessarily suggest different ideas, and to say that both testator's wishes with respect to after-acquired pro- shall be construed in the same manner, whether in reperty: why not also with respect to after-acquired spect to the estates or interests conferred, or in any powers? The question as to the donor's wishes is the other respect, is simply absurd. In the present case same whether he gives a power or an estate. The in- the absurdity is increased by the peculiarities of our tention in giving such a power is to give dominion either law of real property. For example, a devise direct to free from the disability of coverture, or without the the beneficiary must pass the legal estate if the testapower of irrevocable alienation inter vivos. The clause tor has it; but how would the following devise be conas it stands would deny operation even to an express strued under the proposed enactment? “To A. and recognition in the power of the efficacy of a pre-existing B. and their heirs, to the use of them and their heirs will.

during the life of C., in trust for her separate use, and Sect. 40. “ If any person, who, if he had survived after her death to the uses of C.'s will; and in default the testator, would have become entitled to any estate of appointment, to the use of her children as tenants in in tail or quasi in tail under a will, dies in the testa- common in fee.” Or take a case like that in Doe v. tor's lifetime, the gift does not lapse, but takes effect as Simpson, (6 East, 162), where the testator gave land to if such person had died immediately after the testa- trustees, in trust out of the rents and profits to pay an tor, but not so as to give any estate or interest to annuity to A. for his life and to raise a legacy of 800.. any persons except those claiming under the entail." for B., and after payment of the annuity and legacy, The intention of the saving clause is, we are told, he gave the land to D., and he authorised the trustees to prevent the estate from becoming subject to the to grant building leases. How are we to construe those debts and contracts and the dower of the wife of the limitations as if they were both to beneficiaries? Must deceased devisee in tail, as if the estate had vested in we strike out the trusts? There will then be a gift to him. We should be inclined to advise the widow to the trustees conferring the fee, followed by an execuclaim her dower “under the entail.” The meaning tory limitation to D. in an event which is unknown, is, that the gift shall take effect as if such person had for we have struck out the words which describe it. died immediately after the testator, without leaving a l Or if we argue, that as D, is not a trustee, the gift to

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