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she could obtain relief, or the husband be brought Selby; Lindsay W. Winterbotham, of Strond ; I grew from generation to generation, and even from before the magistrate, and said the poorer orders S. Alcock, jun., of Sunderland; H. Addenbroké day to day. For instance, the laws of the present required further legislation in a manner, to a per. and T. s. Eddowes, of Sutton Coldfield; T. day had grown considerably since the times of the tain extent, pointed out by Mr. Mathews. As Southall, W. P. Hughes, and T. G. Hyde, of Wor. Romans; and the great question of to-day respectregarded the richer classes, it was now the almost cester; T. Marlow and Lauris Winterbotham, of ing international law, was consequent on the universal practice to insert a clause in the mar- | Walsall; J. Lewis, of Wrexham; and J. Holtby, growth of law, great divergences of opinion existriage settlement providing that any property of York.
ing upon this point, some persons holding that afterwards acquired by the wife should be settled
there was no such thing as international law; all apon her, and he thought it a very wholesome
these questions came within the province of the provision.
On Thursday evening, the 23rd ultimo, Pro• lecturer to elucidate for the benefit of his classes. Mr. Mathews, replying upon the discussion, fessor Sheldon Amos, M.A., delivered a lecture at Law, in its very materials, form, and conception, said that although magistrates were empowered the University College, Gower-street, on “ Tho grew; it grew with all the changing incidents of to grant protection orders, securing to a wife her Value of Lectures in the Study of the Law," to a
society, and every new form of relation and com. earnings, those orders could only be granted in large audience.
merce gave an impetus to it. It was, therefore, the case of desertion, and it was found almost In the course of his remarks, the Professor obvious that no books could keep pace with it, impossible to get a wife to go into a police court said that about forty years ago saw the founda- but it afforded to the lecturer an opportunity to and make the grievances between herself and her tion of University College, the chief object of display his usefulness by endeavouring to do what husband known to the public. A case in point which was to encourage the faculties of law and books were unable to do, and to keep his eye was furnished in Birmingham. A servant of his medicine. Among those who had occupied the steadfast on the changes going on around him, to own married unhappily, and after she had borne presidential chairs at this institution were the lato watch every moral change in society, and to say her husband three children he deserted her, and Mr. Austin, as well as the lecturer's father, and whether any real change was being introduced was now living with another woman. He was many other eminent men. The college had since into the land. The lecturer then proceeded to earning £3 or £4 per week, but no provision that time been distinguished in medicine, whereas speak of the advantages of both sexes studying could be got for the wife unless she went to the the legal faculty had unfortunately fallen off to together, and also of the categorical system of parish. The result was he (the speaker) and some extent; but, throughout the whole time he study as tending to bring together a much some of his friends had to support her and her was of opinion that the college was not at fault, greater divergence of opinion, and consequently children.
for it had always endeavoured, as far as possible, lan extended knowledge was obtained. THE JUDICATURE ACT.
to encourage the scientific study of the law, and Mr. E. F. Burton (London) read a paper on this had always held out its arms to young men, not Act, examining the measuro in detail, and point. exclusively to barristers, but to all young men, to
ARTICLED CLERKS' SOCIETY. ing out the several ways in which it would affect come and share in its teaching.
A MEETING of this society was held at 1, Milfordsolicitors in their everyday practice. It was a 1 In speaking of the condition of law at the pre. | lane, Strand, W.C., on Wednesday, Nov. 5, Mr. F. great experiment. Whether it would turn out, for | sont day, he said that the present time was a J. Baker in the chair. M. 1. D. Girang opened the next twenty years, until a new race of critical moment in the history of legal education.
Part III. of the “ Judicature Bill” for discussion. men shall be at the bar or at the bench, a We were now contemplating a very great change
Mr. Wingfield opened the subject for the evening's blessing or a curse, would, in his belief, in the whole judicial institutions of this country.
debate, viz. : “That the relationship existing be. depend upon the temper in which the com- There were two great works to be done-the re
tween this country and her Colonies should be re. mon law judges interpreted and adopted it. If construction of the form of the law, and the ensur organised on the basis of a Federation." The adopted by the common law judges (for it was ing of a complete and efficient legal education, to
| motion was lost by a majority of one. in the common law division that the real change bring all members of both branches of the Profes. was to be worked out) in a broad and liberalsion in contact with the best teachers. There was no THE UNION SOCIETY OF LONDON. spirit, it would simplify litigation, and avoid much doubt but that this work would be done, as several THE first meeting of this Society after the Long scandal. But if received in the same sort of schemes were contemplated by various bodies and Vacation was held at 1, Adam-street, Adelphi, on captious spirit in which the composition deeds associations, which schemes would, in a short Tuesday evening last, when the President moved were dealt with under the old Bankruptcy Act, time, converge, and there would be as good a "That this House would view with regret the suitors for the next twenty years would have a system in England as in many other countries. I establishment of a Monarchy in France by the rough time of it. In conclusion, he adverted to The question of lectures would, he believed, be present National Assembly." A majority of the the many important improvements introduced into come, very shortly, an important question; and House approved the motion. this Act upon the suggestion of the Incorporated the University College had already begun to avail Law Society and other societies whose honesty itself in the use of them in the study of law. This SOLICITORS' BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION. of purpose had never been more completely college was the first that had offered public indisplayed. The manner in which their sugges struction to joint classes of men and women. But
THE usual monthly meeting of the Board of tions were received did honour to the great mind the point might arise in some minds whether there
Directors of this Association was held at the Law of the present Lord Chancellor. was in these days of abundant and easy access to
Institution, London, on Wednesday last, Nov. 5,
8 TOM Park Nelson in the chair: the other directors A few words in commendation of the paper every kind of literature anything for the lecturer to were made by the chairman, Mr. Sharpe, and do. Notwithstanding the variety and number of
present being-Messrs. Brook, Hedger, Rickman, others. books at the disposal of students, and in fact
Roscoe, Shaen, Smith, Styan and Torr (Mr. Eiffe, As several members had to leave by an early partly on that account, was it necessary for a
secretary). A sum of 1101. was distributed in train, thanks were voted to the Birmingham Law student of law to have some one to guide him in
donations to nine necessitous families of deceased Society for the munificent hospitality with which his studies, by pointing out the course he should
solicitors; twenty-two new members were ad. they had received and entertained the gentlemen pursue, and also the course he should avoid ; for
mitted to the association, and other general busiwho had attended from a distance; to Mr. Horton, oftentimes a student spends a great deal of time
ness transacted. the hon. sec.; to the local committee, for their great in wading through books which were of little or and successful exertions to promote the business no use to him. It was also desirable when a par. LAW STUDENTS' DEBATING SOCIETY of the meeting; to the Royal Society of Artists, | ticular branch of the law was to be studied that a THE first meeting after the long vacation took for their kindness in giving permission for the person should be able to know the best authorities place on the 28th Oct., at the Law Institution, conversazione to be held in their rooms that even. in the particular branch to which he directed him. i there being a large attendance of members. The ing ; to the authors of paper ; read; and to the self. If a student desired to learn history, Henry following question was discussed : “ Has a president, for his valuable address and his able Maine might be studied to advantage ; or if he pecuniary legatee a right to call upon a residuary conduct in the chair.
required to study law for practical purposes, and devisee to contribute to the payment of debts ?” Mr. W. E. Shirley (Doncaster) afterwards read was endeavouring to ascertain what the law of and was decided in the negative. At the next a pap?r“ On the Education of Attorneys;" and England was at the present day, he might go to meeting, held on 4th Nov., the question discussed the Hon. Sec. one by Mr. R.W. Griffith (of Cardiff), Blackstone. If for philosophical purposes, to was: “Is the Judicature Act & satisfactory containing “Suggestions for the Revival of the know what was the meaning of law, and what measure?" and was decided in the affirmative by Inns of Chancery."
place it held as a science, if it were a science, he a moderate majority. The proceedings then terminated.
would suggest the works of Austin. But in each The following members of the Profession were of these methods of study the aid of the lecturer
LAW ASSOCIATION. present: Mr. Pidcock, in the chair ; Messrs. E. would be valuable. The law, as it concerned the
At the usual monthly meeting of the directors Turner Payne, of Bath ; A. Ryland, G. J. Johnson, relations of men to each other in society, and T. Horton, c. T. Saunders, R. É. Milward, s.
held at the Hall of the Incorporated Law Society gave extended powers of freedom to some persons Balden, jun.; W. S. Allen, T. E. Spencer, J. Mari.
in Chancery-lane, on Thursday, the 6th Nov. inst., to restrain that power in others, was of great in. gold, E. L. Tyndall, E. J. Hayes, J. H. Barclay, | terest to all classes, although by the great con
the following being present, viz.: Mr. Steward H. W. Tyndall, E. B. Rawlings, C. E. Mathews, troversy concerning terms it was far from being
(chairman), Mr. Bennett, Mr. Burges, Mr. Car. C. H. Edwards, F. Sanders, Thos. Martineau, understood by them. It affected everyone
penter, Mr. Collinson, Mr. Drew, Mr. Hedger, Mr. C. B. King, F. Price, L. P. Rowley, D. W. H. | | directly or indirectly, by being associated with
Nelson, Mr. Nisbet, Mr. Sawtell, Mr. Sidney Pemberton, Jacob Rowlands, G. F. James, G. W. commerce, property, crime. &c., and formed part
Smith,' Mr. Styan, Mr. Williamson, and Mr. Hickman, J. R. Holliday, W. Sextus Harding,
Boodle (secretary), a grant of £50 was made to of the every day life of all persons. But in all J. Chirm, V. Bower, W. Septimus Harding, J. G. these relations, and in the difficult controversy
the daughters of a deceased member, two grants Bradbury, J. S. Canning, H. D. Crompton, Geo. respecting terms, it was the province of the lec.
of £10 each were made to the widows of non. Page, Joseph Rowlands, E. F. Mason, C. Harding, turer to explain and suggest to his students the
members, three new members were elected, and W. Lowe, W. Evans, W. Morgan, E. T. Ratcliffe, best books with which to become acquainted ;
other ordinary business was transacted. H. L. Smith, E. M. Coleman, C. H. Owen, H. T. and when a student met with vagueness or Edges, T. G. Lee, J. B. Clarke, B. Chesshire, W. | difficulty in a book, the lecturer was to HUDDERSFIELD LAW STUDENTS' Brown, J. Jelf, Í. Stubbin, and J. L. Smith, of do what the work would, could it but speak.
DEBATING SOCIETY. Birmingham ; J. Miller and H. F. Lawes, of And not merely by answering the questions | On Friday evening, Oct. 24, E. Tindal Atkinson, Bristol; R. Ellett, of Cirencester; J. Slater, of of those whom he was teaching, but also by Esq., barrister-at-law, delivered a lecture before Darlaston ; W. E. Shirley, of Doncaster; H. New, encouraging his class to get up short con- this society on the first part of the Supreme Court of Evesham; G. Whitcombe, of Gloucester ; G. versations, thereby inducing them when they of Judicature Act 1973. On Monday, Oct. 27, the England, of Howden; T. Marshall, J. Rider, met a small difficulty, they might to if it was a usual fortnightly debate took place. The follow J. V. Kay and G. H. Nelson, of Leeds; J. H. EI real difficulty, and then if it was they could refer ing question was appointed for discussion : * $ Gill, W. Radcliffe, R. A. Payne, J. Atkinson, E. W. it to their lecturer. In giving his advice with there any implied condition in letting a furnished Bird, R. S. Cleaver and J. H. Kenion, of Liver. respect to the study of books, the lecturer said, house that it shall be reasonably fit for habita: pool; A. W. Sadgrove, J. H. Kays, J. S. Torr, that, speaking from experience, he could tell them tion? (Smith v. Marrable, 11 M. & W. 5; Har E. F. Burton, F.R. Parker, W. Shaen, E. Bromley, what to avoid ; but he should not endeavour to v. Winsor, 12 M. & W. 68; Sutton v. Temple, T. Eiffe and Philip Rickman, of London ; T. thrust upon them certain opinions, simply because 12 M. & W. 52). Messrs. R. Welsh and 4: Jepson, M. Bateson Wood, W. H. Guest and he had pursued that particular course of study. | Ainley conducted the affirmative, and Messrs... Percy Woolley, of Manchester; R. R. Dees, G. W. Another valuable aid of the lecturer was to ex. | Yeoman and W. Brown the negative. The Hodge, T. G. Gibson and R. S. Watson, of New.plain to the student the great changes which question was decided in the affirmative by * castle; B. T. Sharpe, of Norwich ; T. Hawdon, of 'were continually taking place in law, which majority of three.
displayed towards the Bar. And at Nisi Prius he BENJAMIN, BENJAMIN, importer of foreign goods, Blackman-st, very early committed the great blunder of undnlv
Borough, and Gresham-st. P-t. Oct. 25. Nov. 12, at tvo. at 29,
Blackman-st, Borough. Sol. Murray, Sackville-st, Piccadilly NOTE.-This department of the LAW TIMES, is contributed interfering with counsel, the result being that BRIDGMAX, JOHX, NUTHALL, GEORGE, and WEST, GEORGE BENby EDWARD WALFORD, M.A., and late scholar of Balliol College, Oxford, and Fellow of the Genealogical and
JAMIX, builders, Guldlord-st, Gray's-inn-rd. Pet. Oct. 15. Nov. within a few weeks of his promotion he came into
10, at twelve, at the Guildhall tavern, Grexham-st. Sols. Wild, Historical Society of Great Britain; and, as it is desired violent collision with his old and powerful anta Barber, and Browne, Ironmonger la to make it as perfect a record as possible, the families and
BURTON, JOHNSON, srocer, Birmngham, Pet. Oct. 29. Nov. 15, gonist, Mr. Edward James, the leader of the friends of deceased members of the Profession will oblige
a: eleven, at office of Sol. Allen, Birmingham by forwarding to the Law TIMES Office any dates and
Northern Circuit. · No doubt he acted as he felt BUSBY, WILLIAM, grooer, Leigh. Pet. Oct. 27. Nov. 13, at two, materials required for a biographical notice. conscientiously bound to act in the interests of
at Anderton's hotel, Fleet-st. Sol. Pullen, Harp-la, Great
Nov. 12, at two, at office of Sol. Tyrer, Prescot
COPAS, JAMES, merchant, Newbury. Nov, 7, at eleven, at the The late Right Hon. Sir William Bovill, Lord the conduct of a cause until the summing-up. On White Hart hotel, Newbury. Sol. Cave, Newbury
CRYER, JOSEPH, grocer, Blackfriars-rd, and Asylum-rd, PeckChief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas, who the whole, therefore, the honest opinion of lawyers
ham. Pet. Oct, 23. Nov. 17, at three, at Izard and Betts, Eastdied, after a comparatively short illness, on concerning the lamented judge must be, that he cheap. Sols. Ingle, Cooper, and Holmes, Threadneedle-st
CUMING, THOMAS MORRIS, confectioner, Truro. Pet. Oct. 27. Saturday last, the 1st inst., at Combe House, was not great, or profoundly learned. But as a
Nov. 13, at eleven, at office of Sols. Carlyon and Paull, Truro near Kingston-on-Thames, the residence of J. c. commercial lawyer, acute, possessing a great grasp DAINTITH, JOHN, blacksrnith, Woolston-with-Martinscroft. Pet.
Oot. 25. Nov. 11, at three, at office of Sol. Bretherton, WarringSim, Esq., in the fifty-ninth year of his age, was of facts, and a capacity of expressing his views
ton the second son of the late Benjamin Bovili, Esq., concisely and well, we recognise in him a man | DALBY, WILLIAM, shopkeeper, York. Pet. Oct. 28. Nov. 14, at
twelve, at office of Sols. Messrs. Mann, York of Wimbledon, Surrey, who died in 1864. He was who would have been more useful as a puisne than
DEMPSTER, MARCUS BRUTUS, watchmaker, Richmond. Pet. Oct. born in the year 1814, and having been privately
Nov. 14, at one, at office of Sol. Robinson, Richmond educated, was articled to Messrs. Willis, Watson, Sir William Bovill married, in 1844, Maria, DUPLOCK, JOHN, auctioneer, Eastbonrue. Pet. Oct, 27. Nov. 13,
at eleven, at the Gildridge hotel, Eastbourne. Sol. Cordwell, Bower and Willis, of Tokenhouse-yard, Lothbury. daughter of John Henry Bolton, Esq., of Lee Park, Serjeant's inn, Chancery.la Mr. Oxenford, articled with him. Says "At an near Blackheath, Kent, by whom he has had a EVEREST, FRANK, grocer, High-st, Bow. Pet. Oct. 28. Nov. 24,
at one, at office of Sol. Smith, Church-ct,!Clement's.la early age-for he was about two years younger | family of eight sons and four daughters. His
FAULKNER, WILLIAM GIBSON, clerk, Navarino-gr, Dalston, Pet than myself-he was remarkable for the zeal with eldest son, Mr. William Channell Bovill, is a Oct. 13. Nov. 8, at three, at office of Sol. Jacob, Bedford-row which he pursued his legal studies, a virtue which, | barrister of the Middle Temple, and Clerk of FOWLER, ABRAHAM, corn dealer, Tadcaster. Pet. Oct. 28. Nov.
24, at two, at offices of Sol. Harle, Leeds in those days at least, was by no means universal | Assize on the Western Circuit.
Fox, WALTER, butcher, Cardiff. Pet. Oct. 28. Nov. 18, at eleven, among 'articles. It was at the instance of Mr
st oftices of Sol. Blelloch, Cardify
FRIGOUT, HENRY ALFRED, and ARTAUT, LOUIS, lamp manu. Bower, I believe, that he quitted the office for the
A. C. WALFORD, ESQ.
facturers, Regent.st. Pet Oct. 29. Nov. 21, at three, at ottica
of Sol. Alsop, Marlborough-st, Regent-st Bar." He was first admitted a pleader under the The late Arthur Carr Walford, Esq., barrister-at.
GARDNER, GEORGE, bootmaker, Bristol. Pet. Oot. 29. Nov. 14, Bar, and was called by the Honourable Society law, of Lyall-street, Belgrave-square, and of New. at twelve, At office of Sol. Miller, Bristol of the Middle Temple, in Hilary Term, 1811. square, Lincoln's-inn, who died on the 24th ult.,
GARRETT, THOMAS HORATIO WILLIAM, grocer, Ashton-underHe went the Home Circuit, and his course as
Lyne. Pet. Oct. 29. Nov. 14, at three, at ottices of Sol. Clegg, at Scarboro' Hall, Beverley, Yorkshire, in the Oldham a junior was marked by his rapid entran je into fortieth year of his age, belonged, we believe, to
GOODWIN, LORENZO, joiner, Leeds, Pet, Oct. 27. Nov. 12, at an extensive and lucrative practice, and he soon
two, at office of Sols. Simpson and Burrell, Leeds the Shropshire branch of the Walfords, and GREAVES, FREDERIC JEREMIAH, painter, Lukennam. Pet. Oot. became one of the acknowledged leaders on the ha - the son of one of the Messrs. Walford,
27. Nov. 11, at twelve, at office of Sols. Emerson and Sparrow,
Norwich circuit he had chosen. The Surrey Standard the well-known solicitors, of Bolton-street, | HALL, WILLIAM, apothecary, Brompton-rd, St. M says:-“There can be no doubt that his lordship’s | Piccadilly, the agents for the London pro.
Kensington, London, and Brighton. Pet. Oct. 28. Nov, 19, at connection with a great East-end manufacturing | perties of the Marquis of Exeter and Sir John
two, at office of Sols. Tilley und Liggins, Finsbury.pl-south,
London firm contributed to his success at the Bar. In Sutton, Bart. The deceased gentleman, who was
HARPER, Levi, miner, Sedgley. Pet. Oct. 25. Nov. 10, at eleven,
at ottice of Sol. Lowe, Dudley defending their interests he gained great readiness
born in the year 1834, was educated at Trinity HARVEY, GEORGE, grocer, Reading. Pet. Oot. 29. Nov. 13, at in dealing with the technicalities of engineering, | College, Cambridge, where he took his Bachelor's
eieven, at ottice of Sol, Beale, Reading
HAYWARD, CHARLES, hairdresser, Bridgewater. Pet. Oct. 29. which are very puzzling to barristers; and thus degree in 1855. He was called to the Bar by the Nov. 13, at eleven, at Smith and Boyle, solicitors, Bridgewater. we find him engaged in almost all those compli. Honorable Society of Lincoln's inn in Eas
Sol. Chapman, Bridgewater
HIRSC Maxx, JOSEPH, wine importer, Cannon-st. Pet. Oct 28. cated 'patent' cases which are BO constantly
Term, 1858, and practised as an equity draughts. Nov. 27, at twelve, at Broud, Broad, and Paterson, 35, Wa.brook. before the courts. We need not say, however,
Sol. Montagu, Bucklersbury man and conveyancer. Mr. A. C. Walford was a
HODGSON, JOSEPH WILLIABI, Ironmononger. Workington. Pet. that Mr. Bovill never sank into this speciality. In
member of an ancient and respectable family, who, Oct. 28. Nov. 18, at eleven, at ottion of Sol. Milburn, WorkingLondon, he was, perhaps, best known for his con
ton if we may believe Sir Bernard Burke's “ Landed nection with the celebrated Tom Provis case, and Gentry,' were settled several centuries ago at
HOWARD, ROBERT, ironfounder, Rochdale. Pet. Oct. 29. Nov
15, at eleven, at at offices of sol. Standring, Rochdale on circuit his briefs embraced cases of every de- | Walford, near Ross, in Herefordshire, various
HUGHES, ELLAS, flour dealer, Llanbedrog. Pet. Oct. 29. Nov. 14, scription. He was fortunate, indeed, in the time branches of which have settled at different times in
at two, at the Castle hotel, Bangor. Sol. Allanson, Carnar
von at which he joined the Home Circuit. Platt, with Shropshire, and in Norfolk, Suffolk, and Essex,
HUYT, WILLIAY DANIEL, butcher, Elstree. Pet. Oct. 27. Nov. his solid law, and unfailing resource, had gone. I where their descendants have remained down to
11, at four, at offices of Sol. Ablett, Cambridge-cer, Hydı.
park Mr. Serjeant Shee, Mr. Serjeant Channell, Mr. the present generation.
JACOBS, EDWARD, victualler, Bristol. Vet. Oct. 27. Nov. 12, at
twelve, at offices of Sols. Benson and Thomas, Bristol Montagu Chambers, Baron Bramwell, Mr. Justice
JACOBS, LOVI8, jeweller. Liverpool. Pet. Oct. 29. Nov. 17, at Lush, and Mr. Peacock were, so far as we remem.
two, at office of Sol. Etty, Liverpool
JOXES, THOMAS, grocer, Dowlais, and Pantrwain, near Dowlais. ber, the leading counsel, when Mr. Bovill began to
Pet. Oct. 29. Nov. 13, at half past ten, at 48, Glebeland-st, take an active part at Nisi Prius. In a very short
Merthyr Tydfil. Sol. Lewis time the greater part of these were from one cause
KINGSLAND, MARK WILLIAM, miller. Hedlow. Pet. Oot. 24.
Nov. 13, ut half past ten, at ottices of Sol. Stenning, Tun. or other removed, and Mr. Bovill speedily found
bridge himself engaged in almost every cause of import
Gazette, Oct. 28.
KINSEY, WILLIAM BARNS, and MERRITT, WILLIAM DOWYES,
architects, Great Suffolk-st, Borough. Pet. Oct. 29. Nov, 20, ance. His genial temperament undoubtedly GAMBLE and COOKE, solicitors and attorneys, Derby. March 15.
joint creditors, at twelve; sep. creditors of Kinsey, at one; sep. (Edward Gamble and Frederick Duckering Cooke.) Debts by creators of Merritt, at two, at offices of Sols, Ellis and Crossconduced to his success both with judges and Cooke
field, Mark-la juries; and in the county towns-we can at least
LANGÁN, FRANCIS, shoemaker, Birmingham. Pet. Oct. 29.
Nov. 12, at three, at offices of Sol. Duke, Birmingham say it was so in Lewes and Guildford-he was a
LYTHGOE, JAMES PARTINGTON, Cannon-st. Pet. Oct. 27. Nov. general favourite.” In 1855 he obtained the
14, at two, at Hetherington and Co. 118, Cannon-st. Sol. Smith, Gazetto, Oct. 31.
Old Jewry honour of a silk gown, and was made a bencher of
MARTIN. WILLIAM HATCH, farmer. Clovelly. Pet. Oct. 23.
To surrender at the Bankrupts' Court, Basinghall-street. his Ion. In 1857 he entered Parliament in the Con.
Nov. 12, at three, at office of Sols. Bridginan and Johnstone, COLLINS, MARK, hatter, Broad-st, Bloomsbury. Pet. Oct. 29. servative interest, as one of the representatives
MORRALEE, JOHN ROBERT, farmer, near Littletown. Pet. Nov. of Go
TAHOURDIN, EDWARD CAVENDISH, stock and share broker, 28. Nov. 13, at two, at offices of Sol. Folkard, Durham
NEWELL, JOHN HOLLAND, brewer, near Walsall. Pet. Oct. 20. post of Solicitor-General, in the administration Paterson, Snow and Co., Chancery-lane
Nov. 14, at eleven, at J. Slater, solicitor, Butcroft, Darlaston. then formed by the late Earl of Derby. When
To surrender in the Country.
Sol. Edwards, Darlaston
PARKER, WILLIAM, fruiterer, Nottingham. Pet. Oct. 28. Nov 18, Sir Fitzroy Kelly, who was Attorney General, was BAGSHAW, JOHN, furniture broker, Sheffield. Pet. Oct. 30. Reg. Wake. Sur. Nov. 12.
at eleven, at office of Sol. Brittle, Nottingham removed to the Court of Exchequer as Lord Chief BRUNA, FELICE, ship broker, North Shields. Pet. Oct. 27. Reg.
PAYNE, WILLIAM, boot maker, North-end and George.st, Croy. Baron, Sir William Bovill (then Solicitor-General) Mortimer. Sur. Nov. 11.
don, and High.at. Epsom. Nov. 18, at twelve, at the GreyCROSSLEY, Joux, jun., woolstapler, Hallfax. Pet. Oct. 29. Reg. hound hotel, High-st, Croydon. Sol. Parry did not succeed to the post of First Law Officer of Rankin.' Sur. Nov. 13.".
POATE, RICHARD, artist, Portsmouth. Pet. Oot. 24. Noy. 12, at
three, at the Chamber of Commerce, Cheapside. Sol. Feitham, the Crown, Mr. Rolt having been appointed HURLEY, RICHARD, and DENTON, JAMES FLETCHER, wool. staplers, Halifax. Pet. Oct, 27. Reg. Rankin. Sur. Nov. 13.
Portsea Attorney-General. It was understood that Sir TRAGHEIM, NICOLAI, furniture dealer, West Hartlepool. Pet.
POLLARD, MARY, grocer, Que n's-head.la, Islington. Pet. Oot. William voluntarily offered to waive his claim to Oct. 28. Reg. Elis. Sur. Nov. 12.
27. Nov. 17, at three, at office of Sols, Messrs. Bastard, bra
bant-ct, Philpot la the promotion to which he was entitled, in order
Gazette, Nov. 4.
RHODES, THOMAS, earthenware dealer, Hull. Pet. Oct. 24. Nov." that the services of so distinguished a lawyer as
7, at twelve at office of Sols, Stead and Sibree. Hull To surrender at the Bankrupts' Court, Basinghall-st.
RILEY, WALDEX EVELYX, wool extractor, Bradford, and Shipley. Mr. Rolt should be available for the Government. BUNGE, HUGO, merchant, Great Tower.st, and Clapham-rd. Pet. Pet. Oot. 27. Nov. 17, at three, at offices of Sol. Hutchinson Sir William Bovill's short term Nov, . Reg. Roche. Sur. Nov. 26
Bradford of office as
SELLER, MICHAEL HENRY, trunk manufacturer, Buckingham. Solicitor-General, gave him absolutely almost no
To surrender in the Country.
st, Strand, under firm of W. Steer and Co. Pet. Oct. 30. Nov. CHOICE, JOSEPH, beerseller, Hinckley. Pet. Oct. 30. Reg. 21, at twelve, at the Guildhall coffee house, Gresham.st. Sol. opportunity of appearing before the House as a Ingram. Sur. Nov. 17
Miller, King st, Cheapside member of the administration. He was appointed DRURY, CHARLES VINCER, licensed victualler, Rovelden. Pet. SNOWDEX, GEORGE JAMES, upholsterer, Milo-end-rd. Pet. Oot.
Oct. 29. Rek. Young. Sur. Nov. 15
28. Nov. 11, at two, at othces of Sol. Briant, Winchester-house,
Old Broad-st Common Pleas. He was sworn a member of her away. Sur. Nov. 14
SUNDERLAND, JAMES SMITH, warehouseman, Leeds. Pet. Oct. THERSBY, WILLIAM, tailor, Darlington. Pet. Oot. 31. Reg. 35. Nov. 22, at eleven, at ottice of Sol. Harle, Leeds Majesty's Privy Council in 1867; he was also for Crosby. Sur. Nov. 14
THOMPSON, JOHN, baker, Leigh. Pet. Oct. 27. Nov. 13, at four, many years a magistrate for the county of Surrey,
at Anderton's hotel, Fleet-st, London. Sol. Pullen, Harp-la, and he was likewise a Fellow of the Royal Society.
Great Tower-st, London
TINSLEY, EDWARD, draper, Hull. Pet. Oct. 27. Nov. 12, at
KENDAL, ROBINSON, managing director of a company, Lancaster TIVERS, CHARLES GEORGE, painter, Weybridge. Pet. Oc and Bootle. Oct. 1, 1873.
Nov. 18, at three, at ottice of Sol. Jenkins, Chertsey The article in the Surrey Standard, from which
TRIPP, ROBERT, paiuter, Weston-super-Mare. Pet. Oct. 27. We have quoted, is evidently written by some one
Nov. 13, at twelve, at the St. Helen's Glass Co. 6, Nelson-st.
Bristol. Sol. Jones, Weston-super. Mare who knew the deceased judge well, and speaking
Liquidations by Arrangement.
TUCKER, JOSIAH, out of business, Sandringham-rd, Dalston. of his private character, the writer says that there
Pet. Oct. 28. Nov. 14, at eleven, at office of Sols. May and
Sykes, Adelaide-pl, London-bridge never was a brighter, happier man than plain stuff
Gazette, Oct. 31.
UNDERWOOD, WILLIAM, bootmaker, Luton. Pet. Oct. 30. Nov. ** Dir. Bovill,” and by his urbanity he captivated | ALLWOOD, CHARLES, draper,: Southgate-pl, Colney-hatch. Pet. 5, at twelve, at Good, Daniels, and Co., 7, Poultry. Sol. Snell even political opponents.
Oct. 20. Nov. 11, at three, at the London Warehousemen's VINCENT, ELIZA, and VINCENT, MARY ADELAIDE, laundry pro
prietresses, Redcliffe-rd, and Seagrave-rd, West Brompton. ASHBY, GEORGE, grocer, High-st, Hampstead. Pet. Oct. 29.
Pet. Oot. 24. Nov 8, at ten, at offices of Sol. Marshal, King-stwas least successful.' He succeeded a great judge Nov. 22, at three, at the Masons' Hall tavern, Masons'-avenue,
west, Hammersmith Basinghall-st. Sol. Downing, Basinghall-st
WAGNER, JOHN HEXRY, baker, Virginia row, Bethnal.green. who for years had presided over a strong court. ASHTON, PHILIP, victualler, Liverpool, Pet. Oot. 29. Nov. 13. at
Pet. Oct. 29. Nov. 14, at two, at at 148, Cheapside. Sol. Arnold, He must have felt the superiority of Willes in three, at Vine, accountant, Liverpool. Sol. Worship, Liverpool
WHITEHOUSE, HENRY WRICHT. Krocer, Phonix-st, Somers. learning, and indeed of Mr. Justice Keating also, three, at the Royal hotel, Dewabury. Sol. Ibberson, Dewsbury town. Pet. Oct, 20. Nov. 12, at twelve, at office of Sol. Eves, both of whom possessed the advantage of long BARNARD. BENJAMIN WILLIAM, baker, Leigh. Pet. Oot. 27.
Old Corn Exchange, Mark-la
WILLIAMS, JOHN ROBERT, tailor. Exeter. Pet. Oot. 29. Nov. 15. judicial experience when Mr. Bovill was promoted street
at eleven, at office of J, O. Harris, Wreford, and Co. accountfrom the Bar to be their chief.
BELCHER, BEN, cook, Reading. Pet. Oot. 97. Nov. 12, at eleven,
Ants, Exeter. Sol, Huggins, Exeter
WOOD, JAMES, grocer, Congleton. Pet. Oct. 98. Nov. 19,'at three Which such a feeling produced is said to have been BELL, SARAH MARSHALL, confectioner, Newcastle. Pet. Oot. 20.
at the Lion and Swan hotel, Congleton. Sol. Vaudrey the cause of the irritability of manner which he'
Nov. 12, at two, at offices of Sols. Hoyle, Shipley, and Hoyle, WRIGHT, WILLIAM, wheelwright, Manchester. Per. Oct. 25.
Nov. 20, at three, at office of Sol. Richardson, Manchester
Professional Partnerships Dissolbed.
at ofice Buggins, Ene Pet. Octson vaudrey. Oct. %.
Gazette, Nov. 4.
Orders of Discharge.
Gasette, Oct. 28.
GREAT CENTRAL WINE CELLARS,
AT WHOLESALE PRICES;
hans. DENRY..ondon tavector, Oxford Dewsbury Pet. Oct. 2
22, FLEET-STREET, LONDON
HIGH CLASS BOOTS.
SUCH, RICHARD, chaser, Aston, near Birmingham. Pet. Oct. 31. ALLEN, WILLIAM CHARLES, upholsterer, Tunstall. Pet. Oct, 27.
Nov. 11, at three, at office of Sol. Kennedy, Birmingham
TOWNLEY, CHARLES, baker, Somerton. Pet. Oot. 27. Nov. 19, at Nov, 12, at three, at office of Sol. Hollinshead, Tunstall
three, at office of Sols. Pain and Hawtin, Banbury ARTHUR, ARTHUR DAVID, asphalter, Lincoln. Pet. Oct. 30. Nov, 18, at eleven, at offices of Jay, publio accountant, Lincoln.
WARNER, JOHN. beerseller, Hanley. Pet. Oot. 7. Nov. 6, at
eleven, at 26, Cheapside, Hanley Sol. Page, Lincoln
WEBB, WILLIAM, grocer, Sheffield. Pet. Oct. 30. Nov. 14, at ASHBY, AARON DAVID, miller, Carshalton. Pet. Oct. 30. Nov.
twelve, at office of Appleby and Lawson, accountants, Queen-st, 18, at half past two, at the Guildhall tavern, Gresham-st. Sol.
Sheffield. Sol. Roberts Arnold, Park-la, Croydon
WINNALL, JOHN, farmer, Berrow. Pet. Oct. 31. Nov. 19, at twelve, ASHMORE, JOHN, joiner, Manchester. Pet. Oct. 31. Nov. 19, at
at the Crown hotel, Worcester. Sols. New, Prance, and Garthree, at office of Sol. Burton, Manchester
rard, Evesham BELL, WILLIAM, boot seller, Brecon. Pet. Oct. 29. Nov. 21, at
WINSER, HENRY JAMES, jun., gas lamp manufacturer, Crafton. two, at office of Sol. Bishop, Brecon
gt, Soho. Pet. Oct. 29, Nov. 22, at eleven, at offices of Brett, BENNETT, EDWIN, potato salesman, Brushfield-st, Spitalfields.
Milford, Pattison, and Corn pany, public accountants, 150, Pet. Oct. 28. Nov. 14, at three, at office of Sol. Webster, Basing
Leadenhall-st. Sol. Musgrave, Albert-bldgs, Queen Victoriahall-st
street BROADBENT, GEORGE, shoe merchant, Stockton-on-Tees. Pet.
WYATT, PHILIP THOMAS, farmer, Shottesbrook. Pet. Oct. 31. Oct. 30. Nov. 19, at eleven, at offlce of Sol. Robinson, Darling
Nov. 15, at eleven, at office of Sols. Barrett and Dean, Slough ton
YEATES, HENRY, boot manufacturer, Monmouth. Pet. Oot. 31. BROOKES, EDWIN, lapidary, Birmingham. Pet. Oct. 29. Nov. 14, at eleven, at office of Sol. Davies, Birmingham
Nov. 15, at eleyen, at office of Sol. Gibbs, Newport
Sol. Hollinshead, Tunstall
three, at offices of Sol. Dutton, Bolton
CLARKE, WALTER, out of business, Worcester st, Oxford-st and clerk in holy orders, Augusta-ter, Grosvenor
CROSBY, WILLIAM HARRISON, out of business, Scarborough pk, Camberwell. Pet. Oct. 29. Nov. 18, at three, at offices of
MORTLOCK, FREDERICK HENRY, boot maker, Jermyn-street
St. James's, and Belmont-terrace, Wandsworth-road
| TRADE MARK.) CORDEN, JONATHAN, butcher, Etruria. Pet. Oct. 23. Nov. 11, at
eleven, at offices of Sol. Stevenson, Hanley COTTON, MARY, shopkeeper, Birstall. Pet. Nov. 1. Nov. 19, at
BANKRUPTS' ESTATES. half past three, at office of Sol. Scholefield, Batley
Tho Official Assignees, &c., are given, to whom apply for the CRUMP, ISAAC, beker, Pulley. Pet. Oot. 29. Nov. 21, at twelve, at office of Sol. Smith, Cheltenham
22, FLEET-STREET, LONDON CULLEY, WILLIAM HENRY DUBINSOx, baker, Cheltenham-pl, Hodge, A. seed crusher, first of Gs. At Carlill and Burkinshaw, Acton. Pet. Oot. 23. Nov. 12, at two, at oftloe of Sol. Vernede,
4, Parliament-st, Hull.- Lobley, R. S. tallow chandler, first of 10s.
At Dean, Gordon, and Hinde, accountants, 23, Albion-st, Leeds. Craven-st, Strand
(OPPOSITE CHANCERY-LANE). CUTTING, SAMUEL, miller, Stanton. Pet. Nov. 3. Nov. 21, at Marsh, G. farmer, second of 38. 2d. At Trust, J. B. Brown, twelve, at the Council-chamber of the Guildhall, Bury St.
George-st, Luton.-Schoales, A. gentleman, first and final of itd. The Largest, Cheapest, and Best Wine Establishment in Edmunds. Sol. Messrs. Salmon, Bury St. Edmunds
At Sols. J. R. Adams, 15, Old Jewry-chambers.-Sherwin, M. H.
the World, eleven, at office of Sols. Watson and Dickons, Bradford
st.-Willard, E. E. tailor, first of 2s. At Trust. W. Cooper, 7 DILLOX, ANDREW, licensed victualler, Bath. Pet. Oct. 27. Nov.
Gresham-st. - Williams, W, contractor, first and final of 4s. 1d. At 11, at eleven, at office of Sol. Bartrum, Bath
Barnard, Thomas, Cawker, and Co., 10, Temple-st, Swansea. DODD, THOMAS, painter, Chester. Pet. Oct. 29. Nov. 18, at
INSOLVENTS' ESTATES. twelve, at office of Sol. Churton, Chester Halloran, A. L., master in Royal Navy, at St. George's-hall,
BY THE BOTTLE,
BY THE GLASS,
BY THE GALLON,
BY THE DOZEN,
AND BY THE CASK, 12, at eleven, at office of Sol. Whitehead, Wimborne Minster
BIRTHS MARRIAGES AND DEATHS
Nov. 19, at three, at omce of Sol. Shaw, Dewsbury
BIRTHS. at two, at the London tavern, Oxford. Sol. Cooper, Oxford
of Henry Baines, solicitor, of a son. GREEN, HENRY, and GREEX, THOMAS, stonemasons, Notting. BELL.-On the 24th ult., at Mapperley House, Lee, the wife of
ham. Pet. Oct. 31. Nov. 17, at twelve, at offices of Sol. Heath, Charles Bell, solicitor, of a danghter.
CHATTERTON.-On the 29th ult., at Florence Villa, Wood-green,
DYNE.-On the 2nd inst.. at Coombe Hou-e, Hampstead.lane,
barrister-at-law, of a daughter, Basinghall-st. Sol. Gregory, Widmore rd, Bromley HICKLIN.-On the 30th ult., at 163, Clapham-road, the wife of
(Opposite Chancery-lane). HEY, RALPH HEATLEY, wine merchant, Southport. Pet. Oct.
J. W. Hicklin, Esq., solicitor, of a daughter, 30. Nov. 18, at twelve, at offices of Sols. Fowler and Car
KING.-On the 31st ult., the wife of Thomas King, Esq., of ruthers. Liverpool
Brighton, solicitor, of a daughter. HOMES, SAMUEL, hatter, Tunbridge Wells. Pet. Oct. 30. Nov. ROSTRON.-On the 7th ult., at Beddington, Surrey, the wife of 17, at eleven, at offices of Sol. Arnold, Tunbridge Wells
Simpson Rostron, Esq., barrister-at-law, of a daughter. HOPKINSON, Tom, woollen cloth manufacturer, Slaithwaite. SANDY.-On the 22nd ult., the wife of T. G. Sandy, solicitor, Pet. Oct. 20. Nov. 19, at three, at the Ramsden's Arms inn,
Burnley, of a son. Huddersfield. Sol. Armitaga
MARRIAGE. HOSKINS, EDWARD, baker, Ea-try. Pet, Oct. 23. Nov. 21. at CHALK-BEZZELL.-On the 30th ult., at St. Mary's, Lewisham, three, at offices of Sol. Minter, Folkestone
Edmund Chalk, Moorgate-street, solicitor, to Mary Ann Bezzell, HUDSON, JAMES, ironfounder, Burnley. Pet. Oct. 29. Nov. 21, at Westcourt, Lewisham hill, youngest daughter of the lato eleven, at office of Gin, accountant, 12, Hargreaves-st, Burnley.
Henry T. Bezzell, Deptford, Kent.
GOODE.-On the 2nd inst., at Belle Vue, Ryde, aged 80 years,
Hotel, Crewe. Sol. Salt, Tunstall
Pet. Nov. 1. Nov, 19, at at three, at offices of Sols. Wood and
WHOLESALE & RETAIL STATIONERS,
192, FLEET-STREET, AND 1 & 2, CHANCERY-LANE, LONDON, E.O.
Fig. 2. Greenhop, St. Peter's-alley, Cornhill
The normal condition of The perfect form of Shoes. LUCAS, WILLIAM, painter, Bishop's Castle. Pet. Oct. 28. Nov. DRAFT PAPER, 5s., 6s. 6d., 78. 6d., 78. 9d., and 9s. 9d. per me the Foot.
a, b, c, d, Elasticated Leather. 18, at eleven, at office of Sol. Morris, Shrewsbury
ream. LYONS, CORNELIUS, builder, Queen's-ter, York-rd, Battersea.
BRIEF PAPER, 15s.6d., 178. 60., and 238.611. per ream. Pet. Oct. 31. Nov. 17, at two, at office of Sol. Walls, Walbrook
FOOLSCAP PAPER, 108. 6d., 129, 6d., and 158. 6d. per ream, MARTIN, JOHN, engraver, Sheffield. Pet. Oct. 31. Nov. 18, at
CREAM LAID NOTE, 38., 48., and 5s. per ream. twelve, at office of Sol. Wake, Sheffield MCVEAGU, John, tailor, Ripon. Pet. Oct. 31. Nov. 18, at half
LARGE CREAM LAID NOTE, 4s. 6d., 6s. 6d., and 8s. per ream. past eleven, at the White horse inn, Riron. Sol. Waistell,
LARGE BLUE NOTE, 39, 6d., 4s. 6d., and 68. 6d. per ream.
(Nearly opposite Northumberland House),
ESTABLISHED 1824, mingham MILES, HARRISON, joiner, Burnley. Pet. Oct. 27. Nov. 12, at
9s. 6d. per ream,
- BOOK OF TESTIMONIALS POST FREE GRATIS. eleven, at offices of Sols. Backhouse and Whittam, Burnley
"We should direct particular attention to their New ClubMoox, MICHAEL ALFRED, mining engineer, Chester. Pet. Oct. house Paper: in our opinion it is the very best paper we ever 30. Nov. 21, at eleven, at office of Sol. Jones, Manchester
wrote upon."-London Mirror. OSBORNE, WILLIAM, printer, Birkenhead. Pet. Oot. 29. Nov.
17, at eleven, at offices of Roose and Price, accountants, Liver-
37, STRAND, LONDON PEATTIE, ISAAC HARPER, haberdasher, Eversholt et, Oakley-sq,
or thirty folios, 28. 3d. per skin, 26s. per dozen, 1258. per Camden-town. Pet. Oct. 23. Nov. 7. at two, at offices of Coker
roll, and Keeler, public accountants, 32, Cheapside. Sol. Barrett, New-inn, Strand SECONDS or FOLLOWERS, Ruled, 1s. 11d. each, 22s. per dozen,
DRESS BASKETS, PETCHELL, JOHN, sen., and PETCHELL, JOHX jun., shoe manu. 1058. per roll.
OVERLAND TRUNKS, facturers, Northampton. Pet. Oct. 31. Nov. 17, at eleven, at
RECORDS or MEMORIALS, 7d. each, 6s. 6d. per dozen. office of Soi. Jeffery, Northampton
DRESSING CASES, PRIOR, CHARLES, grocer, Halstead. Pet. Oct. 20. Nov. 14, at
DESPATCH BOXES, &c. eleven, at office of Sol. Cardinall, Halstead REW, ROBERT MAY, chemist, Regent-st. Pet. Oct. 80. Nov. 26, | LEDGERS, DAY-BOOKS, CASH-BOOKS, LETTER OG MINUTE-BOOKS
NEW CATALOGUE OF 500
SSFUTTED at eleven, at offices of Solg. Davies, Campbell, Reeves, and An immense stock in various bindings.
ARTICLES. Post Free. Hooper, Warwick-st, Regent-st RHEIN, CARL, fancy portmanteau manufacturer, Foster-la,
ILLUSTRATED PRICE-LIST of Inkstands, Postage Scales Cheapside, and St. Paul's-rd, Islington. Pet. Nov. 1. Nov. 18, Copying Presses, Writing Cases, Despatch Boxes, Oak and
Walnut Stationery Cabinets, and other useful articles at tro, at offices of Minton, Boyes, and Child, 2, Carey-la,
PRIZE MEDAL FOR
ALLEN'S NEW General Post Office, E.O., accountants. Sol. Buchanan, Basing | adapted to Library or Office, post free.
DRESSING BAG. GENERAL EXCELLENCE ball-st RILEY, JAMES, Ashmonger, Hanley. Pet. Oct. 27. Nov. 13, at
oleven, at offices of Sol, Stevenson, Hanley SEYMOUR, FREDERICK HENRY, out of business, High-st, Notting
hili. Pet. Nov. 3. Nov. 18, at two, at Langbourn-ohmbs, 17,
Fenchurch-st. Sol. Bradford
Nov. 19, three, at office of Sols. Learoyd and Learoyd, Hudders
CAN BE PLACED ANYWHERE.
at half past two, at office of Sol. Edelston, Preston
31. Nov. 22. At three, at offices of Sol. Howell, Cheapside SOLOMAXS, MICHAELout of business, Holywell-la, par. St,
Save hall the fuel, half the labour, and half the Leonard, Shoreditch. Pet. Oct. 29. Nov. 27, at three, at office of Sol. Heathfield, Lincoln's-inn-fields
dirt. SPIVEY, FRANK, farmer, Eastwood. Pet. Oot. 29. Nov. 18, at two, at office of Sol. Blyth, Chelmsford
Catalogues on application. STEVENTON, ALFRED, accountant, Burelem. Pet. Oct. 28. Nov.
10, at two, at the Talbot inn, Stafford. Sol. Tomkinson, Burslem STEVENS, MATTHEW, baker, Cardiff. Pet. Oct. 31. Nov. 17, at
twelve, at offices of Sol. Waldron, Cardiff STODDART, MARTIN SMITH, printer, Sunderland. Pet. Oct. 31. Nov. 20,"at ten, at offices of Sons. Oliver and Botterent, Sunder: MURDOCH AND CO., 115, CANNON STREET.
land STOREY, JAMES, painter, Sale. Pet. Oct. 30. Nov. 17, at three,
WORKS-LARBERT, N.B. at office of Sol, Sampson, Manchester
PARTRIDGE AND COOPER,
DOWIE AND MARSHALL,
455, WEST STRAND, LONDON,
AMERICAN AND ANGLO-AMERICAN STOVES.
FOR HEATING AND COOKING.
Just published, price 58. 6d., PART III. of VOL. VIII. of
dation and composition by arrangement. In that article you state
REES 1. REES AND REES
of Satterfield v. Fox (LAW TIMES, vol. xlix., p. 114, Liverpool Court),
Re MABSKALL TURNER
wliere an injunction was granted against action by creditor,
although debtor had pleaded, and was therefore estopped from
THE LANCASHIRE AND YORKSHIRE RAIL-
TO READERS AND CORRESPONDENTS......... 29 paid into court, and, therefore, the proceedings were not against
WATSON AND COMPANY U. SHANKLAND
tiffs become secured creditors. Also Ex parte Williams, re Teece
XCLEAN e. MCKAY-
judgment obtained after discharge, but for debt provable under
creditor, contended that the debtor ought to have pleaded his
Creditors under Estates in Chancery...... discharge, and that he was prevented from applying for an injunc-
PISKERTOX . EASTON
Reading County Court ...........
would stand until reversed on appeal, and I consider it a pity
that County Court Judges should not be bound by previous
cause ? Bidgood v. Way (2 W. Bl. 123), was the case relied upon by ACCEPTANCES AGAINST CONSIGNMENTS. the defendant, but, as pointed out by the LORD CHIEF BARON, that An interesting question of commercial law has been raised more is a direct authority to this extent only, that an action at law for than once lately, with reference to the rights and liabilities of money had and received to the use of the husband and wife, simpli consignees who accept bills against consignments, such bills citer, is not maintainable. In Jones v. Cuthbertson, the declaration being discounted by the drawer, and bills of lading of the went on to allege what was not strictly in accordance with the goods consigned deposited as collateral security. What is the facts, that the wife was entitled to receive the money for her sole interest of the consignee in the goods ? Has he an insurable and separate use. But that was held to be sufficiently supported interest in them, so as to entitle him to effect an insurance upon by the fact that she was entitled to the money laid out upon her them in his own name? And if the drawer and acceptor both separate property. And it is to be further noticed that as against become insolvent, what are the bill holder's rights P husband and wife, a chose in action cannot be taken to have The question raised under a policy of marine insurance goes been reduced into possession against the will of the husband. The to the root of the matter, and the difficulty of dealing with it
in Jones v. Cuthbertson was decided to be an agent for satisfactorily will appear upon a reference to the case of Ebsworth a particular purpose only. “The money,” said Mr. Justice BRETT, V. Alliance Marine Insurance Company (L. Rep. 8 C. P. 596.) “ was received alio intuitu with no intention by the husband to The action was brought to recover for a total loss of goods reduce it into possession. There was therefore no reduction into on a policy entered into by the plaintiffs “as well in their possession by the husband, and consequently the wife might be own names as for and in the name or names of all and every joined in action.”
person or persons to whom the same doth, may, or shall appertain
in part or in all.” The plaintiffs were cotton brokers and agents The commingling of Equity and Common Law Judges is one of the
in London, and were in the habit of receiving consignments of pet projects of law reformers, but from the judgments in the case
cotton from correspondents abroad, for sale on behalf of such of što Lean v. McKay, decided before the Long Vacation by the
correspondents, and making advances thereon by acceptances as Privy Council, it would appear that in Nova Scotia, the result of
they were from time to time advised of the shipments. They kept this process is not always satisfactory. The Privy Council
open policies with the defendants, and a certain consignment was reversed the decision of the High Court of Judicature at Halifax.
declared upon two of the policies. The plaintiffs accepted a bill That Court reversed the decree of the Judge in Equity in favour
for £3000, drawn by the consignors against the consignmentof the appellant, who was the plaintiff in the suit below. The
valued at £5000-and paid it at maturity. The goods were Judges in the Supreme Court were divided in opinion. The
lost, and in opposition to the right of the plaintiffs to reCourt consisted of five Judges, of whom the Judge in Equity was
cover on the policies, it was contended that they had no one. The four Judges who heard the cause for the first time
insurable interest at all in the cotton, but a mere expectancy of were divided in opinion; but the learned Judge in Equity, having
profit resting on a contingency: that if they had any insurable changed his own view of the case, created the majority of the
interest at all, it could only be to the extent of their own beneficial Court, which reversed his own decree. The Judicial Committee
interest therein, viz., £3000; that they could only insure in their regretted that the Judge in Equity should have changed his
own names and on their own behalf to the extent of that beneficial mind, his original judgment being in their opinion right in its
interest; and that the only persons who, without having a bene. reasoning and sound in its conclusions. This must be very
ficial interest in goods equal to the whole value, can insure in mortifying to the “ Judge in Equity;" to assist in reversing your
their own names to the full value, and recover the whole value, own decree, and then to be reversed again to your original position,
holding the surplus as trustees, are those who are in law owners is about as uncomfortable a judicial experience as we can well
and in equity trustees of the goods insured, which the plaintiffs imagine.
were not. For those propositions an array of authorities was cited. The argument of the plaintiffs was that they had the whole legal
interest in the goods when they accepted the draft for £3000, that The case of Vian v. Maynard, tried last week in the Court of all their duty to the consignors from that time was to account as Exchequer before Baron CLEASBY, illustrates in a very forcible trustees for them for the surplus proeeeds; and that, assuming manner the anomalous condition of the English law on the subject that not to be so, they still had such an interest in the of seduction. In that case there had been a previous trial for goods, and in every part of them, as gave them an insurable breach of promise of marriage brought by the daughter of the interest in the whole, so as to entitle them to insure plaintiff, but as there was not sufficient evidence of a promise by them to their full value in their own names, holding the defendant the action failed. On this the father, in accordance the surplus (if any) above their own actual beneficial interest with suggestions made at the former trial, brought an action for in the goods as trustees for the consignors. The accept. seduction against the defendant. Thus owing to the rule of law ance of the plaintiffs was hypothecated with the bill of lading that no action lies against the seducer at the suit of the party by the consignors with the National Bank of India, and the immediately interested, but that the only right of action is founded bank, on presenting the shipping documents, were entitled to be on the loss of the girl's services to her father, reducing the paid the amount of the acceptance. As Chief Justice Bovill put question to a case of master and servant, all the parties in this | it, “ The bill of exchange being drawn by the shippers and accepted case were put to the trouble and cost of two trials, when the by the plaintiffs against the consignment, that consignment whole matter might have been very well settled on the first occa immediately became an equitable security to the plaintiffs sion but for the rule in question. If the woman who was seduced, for the amount of their acceptance, and they would have been. and to whose father the jury awarded damages in the second entitled to have the cotton appropriated for their reimbursement. action, could have brought an action for seduction in her own And his Lordship added, “The equitable interest of the plaintiffs, right, the two causes might have been joined, and all further after coming under acceptance against the shipment, was not in trouble have been avoided. On what grounds such an anomaly any particular portion of the cotton, but in the whole and in every is perpetuated it would be difficult to say, except that it has become part of it; and no portion of it could have been withdrawn without venerable by age. It has been commented on over and over again, diminishing their security.” The court was equally divided in and nothing but the aversion of the Profession from all changes this case, and Mr. Justice Brett did not agree with the Lord Chiet in what they have become accustomed to could have kept such a Justice and Mr. Justice Denman as to the ownership of the goods rule in force. The rule amounts to this, that the party really “ This contract and position of affairs," said Mr. Justice Brett, "dia injured has suffered no injury sufficient for the law to notice, but not pass the legal property to the plaintiffs, for that was still that her father, or master, who has lost her services, can bring the National Bank of India. It did not give a present right on an action for such secondary and inferior loss. This loss of service possession of the bill of lading, or even a right of possession of th may be of the most trifling description. In one case, indeed, tried cotton on arrival.... Until the acceptance should be met by Chief Justice ABBOTT, his Lordship held that the loss by a should apprehend that the plaintiffs could not be held to be either father of his daughter's services in making tea was a sufficient legal or equitable owners of the cotton." loss to enable him to maintain this action. But when the loss of It will be useful at this point to notice another case not having service has once been established, then damages are heaped up on reference to marine insurance, namely, The Bank of Ireland otlier grounds, and this practice had become so inveterate in Lord Perry (L. Rep. 7 Ex. 14). There the question was whethe ELLENBOROUGH's time, that he said it could not be shaken, So that acceptors of a bill of exchange drawn against a specific cargo W the damages given frequently include an appraisement by the jury entitled to have the proceeds of the cargo in the hands of the of the moral delinquency of the defendant, and the injury and holder applied to take up the acceptance. There was a dou dishonour sustained by the real plaintiff and her family. Is it not insolvency-of the drawers and acceptors of the bill-and witho time that a rule of law, which places a father's inconvenience in going into the particular facts of the case, we would refer to having to make his own tea above the loss of his daughter's judgment of Baron Cleasby who expressed his view of the co virtue, and the dishonour they both suffer, should be abrogated, struction to be put upon the case of Èx parte Waring (19 Ves, 34 and the seduction itself be made the ground of action, if any such and the cases which have followed that decision. He said, "I may actions are to be allowed! There are some whoj think, however, illustrate by an example what I conceive to be the effect of t that such actions should not be maintainable, the consent of the authorities. Suppose A. and B. are drawer and acceptor of a woman taking away the right of action. Whichever opinion pre discounted by a bank, and by the agreement between them vails, it is very desirable that the law should be placed on a which the bank at the discount time is utterly ignorant reasonable footing, and that juries should not import into their certain sum of money or the proceeds of a certain cargo is! verdicts damages for injuries quite distinct from the ostensible applied in discharge of the bill, then, in the event of there b one on which the verdict is founded.
a forced realization of assets of those two estates, that sum