Cases in Bankruptcy, Volume 1

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Page 196 - ... life; and that the dividends, interest, and produce thereof, as the same became due and payable, should be paid by them from time to time into his own proper hands, or on his proper order and receipt, subscribed with his own proper hand, to the intent the same should not be grantable, transferable, or otherwise assignable, by way of anticipation of any unreceived payment or payments thereof, or of any part thereof...
Page 171 - Surety, who shall afterwards become Bankrupt, within the true Intent and Meaning of the several Statutes made and now in force concerning Bankrupts...
Page 5 - ... to prove his demand in respect of such payment as a debt under the commission, not disturbing the former dividends, and may receive dividends with the other creditors...
Page 514 - A., induced by the fraudulent representations of B., as to the profits of his business, gives him a certain sum of money for a share of it ; on the discovery of the fraud, A. files a bill in equity for an account to have the partnership declared void, and for a receiver. The receiver was ordered; B. becomes bankrupt; petition by A. to be admitted to prove under his commission, refused, with liberty to make a claim.
Page 76 - The deduction of a security is never to be made in bankruptcy but when it is the property of the bankrupt ; it is said that it must be so considered in this case, as the house in Demerara and that in Liverpool were partners ; but it is quite familiar, that the same firm may be in one character drawers, and in another acceptors ; and the question, whether the mortgage is the property of the firm, must be met in another way.
Page 39 - ... signed, sealed, and published, in the presence of, and attested by, three or more credible witnesses...
Page 39 - Writings, with or without power of revocation, to be by her sealed and delivered in the presence of and attested by Two or more credible Witnesses...
Page 5 - ... such person had not at the time when he became such surety, or when he so became liable for the debt of such bankrupt, notice of any act of bankruptcy by such bankrupt committed, or that he was insolvent, or had stopped payment ; provided always, that the issuing a commission of bankrupt, although such commission shall afterwards be superseded, shall be deemed such notice ; and every person against whom any such...
Page 98 - Commissioners, or one of them, of all creditors of above (1) twenty pounds, who shall, from time to time, prove their debts, and of the amount of their respective debts, which list, as the same shall, from time to time, be made up, shall be signed by three of the Commissioners : And in order that due notice of this Order may be given, I direct copies thereof to be put up in the Office of my Secretary of Bankrupts. ELDON, C. (I) Tins should bo
Page v - October 1809, all Petitions in Bankruptcy presented for hearing shall, before they are presented, be respectively signed by the Petitioners, except in cases of Partnership, or absence from the kingdom ; in the former of which cases the signature of one of the Partners is to be deemed sufficient...