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pool. The defendant, whose works are more than | profit by the dininished cost of carriage, although charge with this object has been more or less six miles from the port of Swansea, refuses to pay the effvet might be to exclude from the lower rate burthensome than was necessary to accomplish it. at the rate of 123. 6d. per ton for the carriage of those persons who could not give such guarantee. The cases I have cited show that charges may be tin plates from Pontarda we to Liverpool, on the By this decision distinct inequality of charges was variable--that is, not even proportionate through. ground that under the circumstances above stated, sanctioned; but mere inequality of charges does out an entire distance over which goods are the plaintitis are not entitled to charge in respect not constitute • undue or unreasonable preference carried. We are then brought back to the ingniry of his traffic not more than 1ls. 4d. per ton [being or advantage.” The court cleared away this ap. of what facts are before us to condemn beyond a difference of ls. 21. per ton, amounting to parent difficulty by saying, that the language of difference of charge. They are absent. The £6 13s. 7d. upon the dosendant's traffic during the the Act implies there may be advantage to one alleged excuse for the difference is not coatasted months of September, October, azd Noveinber, person or to one class of traffic, and prejndice to as not being truthful and bona file. The present 1870), and that to make the charge of 123. Od. per another, and yet not within the Act of Parliament. uncontested conclusions therefore necessarily are, ton constitutes an undue preference given to That which to be is condemned is, that the prefer- that, in endeavouring to attract traffic, a diminu. persons other than the defendants. Are then the ence or advantage, when it exists, shall be undue tion of rates charged was desirable; that this plaintiffs entitled to charge the defendants a and unreasonable," and not that which simply causes diminution is not alleged to have been excessive greater sum than at the rate of 11s. 4d. per ton inequality is to be condemned. Nor is the case of with this object; that the charges are general on from Pontardawe to Liverpool, this being the rate Strick v. The Swansea Canal. Company (10 L. T. all freighters; and that the limit fixed for the charged to the proprietors of works within six miles Rep.N. S. 450), unlike the present one. Erle, C.v. lesser charge was made with a view to compete of the port of Swansea ? The answer to this said: “It is contended that the clauses enacting with sea.charges, and that it was not necessary question, at one time, would have caused very equality of charges have been infringed by the to extend the limit beyond the six miles for this great doubt and difficulty. The interpretation of defendants charging three farthings to purpose. I am of opinion the plaintiffs, whose the Acts of Parliament relating to it has been made of their customers, and l?d. to others; that is, works are beyond the six mile, are legally and not with much concurrence of opinion among the that they have charged 11d. per ton, per mile unduly burthened with the higher rate of toil. judges of the Superior Courts. For our own assis- for coals which are carried a less distance along tance it is necessary to state certain principles the line than five miles, whereas they have by which we are to be guided. The “Railway and charged three farthings per ton, per mile, to

BANKRUPTCY LAW. Canal Traffic Act 1854," sect. 2, provides, that no the Ystalefera Iron Company for any distance. Railway, or Canal Company, shall 'make or Now it is laid down that where a company

NOTES OF NEW DECISIONS. give any undue or unreasonable preference carry large quantities of goods, or, for a long or advantage to in favour of any par. distance, they may make such contracts as seem

BANKRUPTCY ACT 1869, ss. 6, 87, 95, 159—Com. ticular person or company, any parti. worth their while. This principle has been acted

PROMISE — TRADE DEPT: - EXECUTION.CREDI. cular description of traffic in any respect whats upon in the case of the Great Western Railway Tor, Rights or.-An execution levied before au soerer, nor shall any such company subject any Company; it may be in other companies also. act of bankruptcy, prevails against the title particular person, or company, or any particular Tho Canal Company are willing to take a contract of a trusteo subsequently appointed. The word description of traffic, to any undue or unreason

“trader" in the Bankruptcy Act has no retrospec. from anyone. It has been argued, that there is able prejudice or disadvantage in any respect an absurdity in charging more for carrying goods tive operation, but refers only to persons in trade whatsoever. The preference or advantage con- for a distance just under five miles than for carry.

at the time when the Act was passed, or who demned is, when it operates in favour of any ing them just over that distance. If a different should go into trade subsequently : (Ex parte particular person, or any particular company, or charge is to be made at all according to distance, Bailey ; Re Jecks, 25 L. T. Rep. N. S. 918. Bank.) any particular traffic. Some things may be done the line must be drawn somewhere." Between through which some persons may derive a benefit the case thus stated by Erle, C. J., and the

LIVERPOOL COUNTY COURT. or some persons may suffer a prejudice, yet they one before us, there is no difference in principle,

Tuesday, Feb. 13. be also measures of general benefit not made or though another Act than any of the ones before done for the purpose of giving a benefit or advan- me was referred to. The longer distance within (Before Mr. Serjeant WHEELER, LL.D., Judge.) tage to particular persons, nor intended to cause six milos hence on the road to Liverpool, is Ex parte DUSHBY AND Co.; Re BLACKBUEN, any detriment or prejudice to any particular per. charged less than the shorter distance from Pon

SCHOFIELD AND Co. son. The immediate effect, on particular interests, tardawe, and this is alleged to be done as a Partnership property-Power of a partner to pledge of measures not designed to havo a limited and general charge to meet a competition with steam

the goods oj the firm as security for a debt of his particular effect, but which otherwise are bene- vessels which is felt in the tratfic of the railway. ficial to the goneral interests of the company in In the case of Barendale v. Great Western Rail. Held, in accordance with Kendall v. Wood (L. their general dealings with the public may be dis way Company (32 L. J. 225, and 33 L. T. 197), Rop. 6 Ex. 251) that a partner's authority is regarded. Indeed it is hardly possible to believe Cockburn® c.'J, said : -" If a complaint were

limited in dealing with partnership assets to that any general arrangement can be made which made that a railway company, as between two

the extent of the partnership liabilities, and some particular person might not desire to be intermediate stations, charged a higher rate than

therefore where a partner does an act which is subject to some limitation on account of its effect was due to the intermediate space, in proportion

beyond the prima facie authority with which he in his own personal interests. A particular effect to the charge made on the entire line of railway, whether beneficial or disadvantageous as the re

is intrusted, those who deal with him do so at this court, if it were made to appear that the dis.

their peril. sult of a general arrangement would not make an proportion was not justified by the traffic-in other Tuis was a motion which was argued a short time arrangement legally objectionable, if a particular words, was an undue prejudice or unreasonable dis. benefit or detriment were not contemplated and advantage to those using the part of the railway in agor and then reserved for judgment.

His HONOUR now said : This was an applicadesigned as its purpose, or if the arrangement were question-would interfere to set aside the arrange- tion for an order upon Bushby and Co. to pay over not adopted to secure a personal limited effect. In ment.” No doubt equality of charge is the rule, to the trustee the sum of £238 16s., now in their the case of Oxlale v. The Eastern Railway Com- but disputes and difficulties arise out of the party hands, and being the balance of the proceeds of pany (26 L. J. 129, Feb. 1857), the company mado not showing more disproportion, for that wouli fifty-six bales of cotton belonging to the partnerthree special agreements, and the court enjoined not be sufficient, but showing that which is ship. Mr. Herschell, instructed by Messrs. Tyrer, the company not to charge the plaintiff for the unduly preferential or unreasonably disadvan: Smith, and Kenion, appenred for the trustee. Mr. carriage of coal at a higher rate than they charged tageous. In the case of Harris v. Cockermouth Bolland, in support of the motion ; Mr. R. 6. other persons having a due regard to the circum. and Workington (R. C., 27 L. J. 162), Cock. Williams, instructed by Mosers. Jevous and Ryley, stancos, if any, which rendero the cost of carry. bnrn, C. J. expressel his opinion thus :-"I do appeared for Bushby and Co. Tho three banking for the one party less than the cost of carrying not think it was the intention of the Legis. rupts were in partnership in Liverpool as cotton for another. One obj-ct of the agreements was to Jature, or its policy, when railways were con- brokers. The business was managed by Thomas introduce northern coke into Staffordshire. The structed, that they should heve the power to make Blackburn and Richard Schofield, the third partne”, rates were lowered for this purpose, and there bargains with particular individuals, so as to give Mrs. Schofield, taking no part. Blackburn from was no evidenco to show that the pecnniary in them advantages and subject others to compulsory time to time purchased cotton for the tirm; and terests of the company were affạcted. The agree. disadvantages. The intention was to give equal Messrs. Bushby and Co. made various advancas ment, therefore, which was condemned, had been advantages, so far as the rate of charge is con: to the firm through Blackburn, upon security only beneficial to the partienlar persons with cerned, to all persons similarly circumstanced ; of the cotton so bought, taking pledge notes whom it was made without bringing any special but he agreed that the Court haud intimated, if for the same with a power of sale. Blackadvantage to the company. In the use of Ran. some v. Eastern Counties Railway Company (1) to take into consideration any circumstances, and the bills of lading were taken up by

not absolntely decided, that a company is entitled burn also imported cotton on his own account. C. B., N. S., 437), Cresswell, J., sais, that in these either of a general or local and pe uliır chiracter, Bushby and Co.. they paying the drafts drawa cases the fair interests of a company are to be in considering the rate of charge which they will against them. The result wils that on the let taken into consideration.

He put a case thus :- impose on any particular traffic,” and he dwelt July 1870, the bankrupt firm oved Bushby and If goods can be carriol 100 inileat a lower rate on the probable fairness of a distinction between Co. in respect of a lvances 214,039 183. 9.d., a zainst than ten miles and yield an equal rate of profit, terminal traffic and intermediate traffic. The which Bushby and co. held some cotton. Blackper ton, per inile, may the company charge a cases I have cited are named in Smith's 4th edit. burn also was indebted to Bashhy and Co. on lesser rate per ton per mile for those carried 100 of Hodges on Railwars, 1865. I have cited them account of his own private transactions Tae miles without giving an undne preference? If froin the reports I have mentioned. Since the amount of that indebtedvess is not material. On that can be done without unreasonable preference, year 1865 there appears to have arisen no case Saturday, the 16th July, Blackburn, by letter in may not the coinpany, in fixing the rates, consider interfering with the decisions previously made, his own name, informed Mr. Barnes, acting on the whole profit and not the mere profit per mile, and I have sought for them to the end of the year behalf of his firm of Bushby and Co., that he and in order to induce people to carry more 1871. According to the facts stated in the case, tue wanted an advance of £1500 on certain cotton, on their line and for longer distances, agree complaint is simply one of difference of charges, which he specified, belonging to the partnership, to make a reduction in each case ?” This sug. namely, the less charge for the longer distance to and forming no part of the cotton now in question ; gestion, which I infer Cresswell, J. was willing Liverpool, and a higher charge for the shorter dis. and Blackburn and Barnes then had an interview to answer in the affirmative, almost gives a tance. Mere difference of charge is not enough to on the subject, and on the 18th of the month distinct answer to the cise before 113, It condemn tolls so levied. The rates here charged are Barnes advance to Blackburn on security of the means this: “show that the consideration of general rates; they are charged without reference specified cotton L1200, in lieu of the £1500 asked undue preferenco does not prevail, and then to the benefit of any

particular works or any par. for, taking a pledge note for such cotton. The you are at liberty to impose your tolls subject to ticular persons, but their object is to promote the cotton was subsequently sold, and more than any legal limitation, which restricts their amount.” general interests of the railwav by attracting, renlisert the advance. The letter of the 16th July, And this consileration of the interests of the com- apparently at the lowest cost, to the railway, what after dealing with the matter of the desired adpany overroile the distinct particular interest of the hitherto has been sea trafîio.' There is no rllega vange of £1500, procce is thus—“I am giving you plaintiff in the case of Nicholson v. Great Western tion that the plaintiffs' act collusively with any tha undermentioned as margin on the two acRailway Company (2 L. T. Rep. N.S. 235), for there freighters, or that thoy have any particular or connts." And he then specifies other and distinct it was held, that the company carrying at a lower any personal advantages to rate, in consideration of a guurauten of large freighters, but that they simply endeavour to ship Idaho froin New York. Of this cotton, hox:

promote among cotton, namely, fifty-six bales of Orleans by the qu intities, full train londs, and at rezular periods netracte to their line that trate generally which ever, which was deposited accordingls, and which might do so, provided the real object of the com. | lower charges by the sea route prevented their turns out to be partnership cotton, a pleilee note pany was to obtaiu thereby a greater remunerative' being able to obtain. It is not alleged that any was not given, and the reason assigned for this

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departure from the accustomed course between the the 1st Feb. (no trustee having been appointed by | tion. It will therefore be open to the respondents, parties is that the deposit was made by way of the creditors) the registrars, as trustees for the on clearing their contempt, to make such applimargin on the two accounts, that of the firm and time under the bankruptcy, were ordered to be in tion to this court as they may be advised. I may that of Blackburn separately. These fifty-six possession of the premises of the bankrupts, and make this observation that it would appear froin bales were sold by Bushby and Co. near the end to carry on the business. Having read the affi. the affidavits and from a letter of Mr. A. Thomas, of July, and realised the nett sum of £755 13s. 611. davit of the high bailiff of the court, his Hononr that both “ sides consider that the tenancy of At that date the sum due from the bankrupts' proceoded: The distress referrod to in the affi- John Andrew Charles of an undivided moiety of firun was £517 173. 6d., and that sum Bushby davit, and which appears to have been made the Kelham Mill has been terminated." I have and Co. are admittedty entitled to retrin out on the 27th, was made by Mr. Waddy, and not been able to come to that conclusion myself, of the proceeds ; but the balance of £258 16s., a notice of the distress with inven. but this is a question that will probably have to which Bushby and Co. seek to apply to the tory of the goods seized, appears to have be fully discussed hereafter. private debt of Blackburn, the trustee claims as been duly left on the premises. The ground Pye-Smith.-My application is not to restrain part of the estate of the bankrupt firm, on the npon which the interim injunction was granted the distraint, but to restrain an unlawful act. ground that Blackburn had no authority to pledge was shortly this—that according to the doctrine His HONOUR.-Your application was to con. partnership goods for his private debt. On behalf and practics of the Court of Chancery to interfere tinue the interim injunction. of Messrs. Bushby and Co., it was contended by with the possession of the registrars, which is the Simpson (who appeared for Messrs. Gamble and Mr. R. G. Williams that there was a presumption possossion of this court, was a contempt of court. Thomas).- My clients having complied with the of authority on the part of Blackburn to pledge His Honour read that portion of Mr. Thomas's order of the court, and having cleared their con. the cotton on the two accounts, and that to entitle affidavit in which he stated that he had acted tempt the trustee to the order asked for he must show under the 34th section of the Bankruptcy Act His HONOUR.-How have they cleared their that the fifty-six bales pledged by Blackburn for 1869, and proceeded : With respect to the 34th contempt ? the past debt of himself and the firm were accepted section of the Act, can it be said that it gives to Simpson.—I take it they can only clear the by Bashhy and Co. with knowledge that they were a landlord after the bankruptcy of his tenant any contempt by complying with the orders of the partnership goods, and that it might very well be other or different right of distress than that court. that Bushby believed them to be the property of which a landlord ordinarily possesses to enforce His Honour.-You are quite wrong; there has Blackburn solely, though they were not in fact so, payment of his rent? I think not. Then what is been no apology to the court. and in that view that he was justified in pledging the position of a landlord when a receiver is in Simpson.-I am authorised to make an apology them, being his own goods, for the double purpose possession ? That is clearly and forcibly laid on their behalf, if they have committed any con. of security for his own debt and for the debt of the down in the last edition of “ Daniell's Chancery tempt of court. partnership. I may say in passing that there is Practice," page 1579:-“The possession of a re- His HONOUR.-And the costs have not been no affiditvit that the firm of Bushby and Co. beceiver is deemed to be that of the court, and any paid. You are not in a position to make any lieved the fifty.six bales to be the property of attempt to disturbs it without the leave of the application to the court; you are in contempt. Blackburn solely, nor is it imputed to Blackburn court first obtained will be a contempt on the Simpson.-Exactly so. that he ever said or suggested that they were ; | part of the person making it, and will be re- His HONOUR.-You have to pay the costs of nor is there any evidence of authority by the firm strained by injunction, or the person making it all these proceedings, and make an apology, and to Blackburn to pledge these bales for his own will be committed for his contempt.” Again, page then yon have to take any stop you may think fit. debt, or any ratification by them of the act; nor 1000, " The court will not protect a sheriff's exe. The case then concluded. does it appear that Blackburn's partners had any cuting process after he has notice from a renotice or knowledge upon the subject. This case, ceiver ; but will order him to withdraw from the stripping it of some minor and immaterial points possession, and restrain proceedings against him of contention, depends upon the question what the by the execution creditor. And when the sheriff

LEGAL NEWS. authority of a partner is in dealing with the goods has taken property, part of which is claimed by a of his partnership. It is not disputed that to receiver, the latter will be directed to give a list MR. ARTHUR HOBHOUSE succeeds Mr. Fitz. the extent of partnership liabilities he may of the property claimed by him to the sheriff, who james Stephen in the Legislative Conncil of India. dispose of or pledge thom, because such deal. will be ordered to withdraw from the possession THE Morning Post says that it is rumoured that ing is within the scope of his implied autho. of the specified property.” Again, page 1581, the Lord Chancellor will very shortly retire, to be rity as partner. But it is contended that “The appointment of a receiver does not affect succeeded by Lord Romilly, and Sir Roundell this is the limit of his authority. In the the rights of a landlord of the premises, but he Palmer become Master of the Rolls. case of Kenulal v. Wood (L. Rep. 0 Ex. 251), will not be permitted to exercise those rights LEGAL EDUCATION.- We understand the posithe true rule was held to be that one partner is without first obtaining the leave of the court.” tion of the four Inns of Court with regard to this agent for the other partner to do all acts which These extracts will suffice to show the jealousy important subject to be as follows: The resoluare within the ordinary scope of the business with which the Court of Chancery regards the tions of the committee of the four Inns of Court, carried on, but that where a partner does an act slightest interference with the possession of its recommending inter alia a compulsory examinawhich is beyond the primâ facie authority with receiver. But it may possibly not have been tion of students prior to their being called to the which he is entrusted, then those who deal with understood that the registrars are in the position Bar, and an increase of the Council of Legal Educahim do it at their own peril. Now, although the of a receiver under the Court of Chancery, or it tion from eight to twenty, were adopted by the four deposit by Blackburn would have been binding as may have been doubted whether this court has inns at meetings of the several benches specially respects the partnership debt, supposing it to have the authority of a Court of Chancery. But there called for that purpose in December of last year. been made on partnership account, and although is no room for doubt on the subject. By the 20th | By these resolutions all students admitted to any it would have been binding, both as respects the section of the Bankruptcy Act (clause 4) it is of the four Inns of Court after Dec. 31, 1871, were partnership debt and the separate debt of Black enacted that trustees (which expression is by the made subject to such examination. In Hilary burn, sapposing the goods to have been Blackburn's 17th section made to include the registrar tempo. Term, 1872, the members of the new Council of oin, yet, as the cotton deposited could not belong rarily acting as trusteo) shall in relation to, and for Legal Education were appointed by the several both to the firm and to Blackburn solely, and as the purposes of acquiring or retaining possession of inns and consist of the following: Inner Temple it did in fact belong to the firm, anıl as it was the property of the bankrupt, be in the same posi. -- The Right Hon. Sir Barnes Peacock; Charles deposited by him as margin on both accounts tion in all respects as if he were a receiver of such Shapland Whit:nore, Esq, Q.C.; Dr. Deane, Q.C.; without any authority by the firm to ploge it for properly appointed by the Conrt of Chancery, and Henry Warwick Cole, Esq., Q. C. ; Holdsworth his separate lebt, and without knowledge by tho this conrt may, on his application, enforce such Hunt, E«. Middle Temple-Lord Westbury; firm of its being intended to be or of its having acquisition or retention of property accorlingly. Sir R. J. Pavillimoro ; James Anderson, Esq., Q.C.; been 80 depositad, such deposit was, in my judg. And by the 65th section is is enacted, that "Every Thomas Chambers, E., Q.C., M.P.; J. R. Ken. ment, ont of the ordinary course of business and jurye of a local court of bankruntey shall, for the von, E-41., Q.C. Lincola n-inn - Sir Edward Ryan; beyond the scope of the implied powers of a purpose of this Act, inaridition to his ordinary powers t'ie Solicitor-General; B. S. Follett, E:37., Q.C.; partner, and therefore the duty of inquiry was as a County Court julge, have all the powers anil R. P. Amphlett, Esq. Q.C ; Henry Cotton, Esq., thereby cast upon Bashby and Co., whether the jurisdiction of a judge of Her Majesty's Hig! Q.C. Griy's-inn-J. W. Einddleston, Esq., Q.C.; goods did or did not belong to the par nership, Court of Chancery, and the orilers of such juilye Henry Manisty, E«q., Q. C.; A. J. Stephens, Esq., and whether, if they did belong to the firm, Black may be enforced accordingly in minner pru. Q.C.; Thomas Southgate, Esq., Q.C.; J. A. barn had the anthority of his partners to pledge scribed.” Therefore, I think, nothing can be Rnssell, E-4.,Q.C.---Times. them for his private debt. In the absence of clearer than that to interfere with the possession Tus ASSOCIATED CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE sach inquiry, it appears to me that Bushby and of the registrar in this court by the making a dis. AND BANKRUPTCY PROCEDURE.-- At the last an. Co. must be held to have taken upon themselves tress withont leave, was a contempt of this court. nual meeting of the Chambers, Mr. Bruton, of the risk whether the act of deposit so as to bind have already myself so held in a case in which Bristol, brought forward a series of amendments both estates was an authorised act. And upon there was only a receiver appointed, as to whose proposed in the Binkruptcy Act and Rules of the evidence it is clear to my mind that it was studies and position the Act is not so clear as it is 1869 by the Bristol Chamber. Thoso finally not authorised, and therefore the sum of £253 165. with regard to a trustee, and a similar decision adopte i were in substance as follows : “ That cannot be retained by Bushby and Co. in satisfac. has been made on more than one occasion by the notices and lists of crolitors for amounts aboro tion of the private debt of Blackburn. Conse. jnge of a neighbouring district-I mean" Mr. £10 be sent t) all creditors in baukruptey, queatly I shall make an order as prayed. Costs Daniel. The afidavits are silent as to what has as well as in liquidation, before the trustee allowed.

been done since the interim injanction was and committee of inspection aro appointed ; granted; but I conclude from this application that the courts should decide the place of first

having been made, that unless the injunction be meeting of creditors, consulting tho convenience SHEFFIELD COUNTY COURT.

continued, the respondents would be in a position of the majority of creditors above $10; that (Before T. ELLISON, Esq., Judge.) to carry on the proceedings by way of distra-s. creditors secured by third parties shall not be Re CHARLES.

The injunction must, therefore, be continued until allowed to rank in voting for the full amount of

further order, and the respondents must pay the their debts, unless they give up their securities, Bankruptcy Act 1869-Landlord's right to

costs of the motion. This will not dispose of the but rank for the balance of their debts only, after distrain,

whole question between the parties, becanso dedncting the estimated value of their securities His Honour snid. This was a motion of Mr. it was conteniled before me that, irrespective (this being carried by the casting vote of tho Pye-Smith on behalf of the Registrar of the of the question of any leave of the court, chairman); that a declaration be substituted for Court, as trustees under the bankruptcy of the right to distrnio was gone altogether. How an oath in making proofs; that an offer of a comMessrs. Williain Taylor Charles and John Andrew ever that may be, it is å qnestion of which I position of less than 20s. in the pound to his Charles, to make perpetual an interim order of the cannot disposo on this motion, because it is quits creditors hy or on behalf of any debtor shall be an 1st Feb., by which, upon the usual undertaking as clear that à landlord's right to distrain cannot be act of bankruptcy; that a single creditor for £20 to damagas, Messrs. Joseph Gamble and Arthur restrained under the general power given by the shall be empowered to petition for adjudication in Thomas were restrained until the 8th Feb. from 13th section, as the Chief Juige has decided in bankruptey, or trvo or more creditors for £50., selling, or in any way interfering with any of the the late case of Er parte The Birmingham and and that suffering execution for £20 shall be an effects of the bankrupts, which had been seized by Staffordshire Goslight Company, re Fanshaw and act of bankruptcy"; that personal service of notico them under a distress for rent. The state of facts Yorston, that the distress for rent in arrears is shall not be required in cases analogons to those upon which the interim injunction was granted not a legal process within the meaning of the , in which personal servioe is not required under appear to be these: By an order of the court of '13th section, and cannot be restrained by injunc.' the Scotch Act; that on the failare of a petition

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for liquidation, and the creditors passing a resolu. is that the Profession of the day abounds with a mortgage? The stamp may, according to the tion that the estate be wound-up in bankruptcy, incompetent persons, who, through their inability circumstances, be 6d., or it may be £5. Surely the court shall be bound to adjudicate the debtor to obtain positions, where they rightly ought to your space ought not to be so wantonly wasted. (who must in his petition acknowledge his insol. take their stand, enter the lists as clerks, and are

A MANAGING CLERK. vency) a bankrupt forth with, without any petition willing to serve (many of them) for paltry salaries, Norwich, 17th. Feb. 1872. from a creditor; that at the first meeting under and not only thus to cast a stigma on clerks as a (We are pretty much at the mercy of our corres. the liquidation at which the creditors pass a reso. | body, but also block the way to many earnest and pondents, who are very numerous. It is imlution in favour of bankruptcy, and the creditors zealous workers, and prevent the latter from possible to examine all the queries" WC think fit to do so, they shall be empowered at once getting the remuneration they otherwise would receive.-Ed. L. T.] to appoint their trustee, committee of inspection, obtain. Speaking for myself, I can bear evidence &c., so that the registrar, on the filing of the reso- as to the truth of “Fidelis"'' observations conlution, might make an order of adjudication cerning the “accountant trustees.” In the town against the debtor, and certify the appointment of from which I write the practice is very consider

NOTES AND QUERIES ON the trustee, and fix at once the public examina- able, attorneys and accountants playing into the POINTS OF PRACTICE. tion, thus saving the expense of another first hands of each other, to the detriment of many a meeting in bankruptcy; that the account filed by hard-working individual. That the interests of

NOTICE.-We must remind our correspondents that this the debtor shall contain particulars of bills of the Law Clerk ought to be taken under the pro- column is not open to questions involving points of law exchange and other securities held by creditors; tecting wing of some society or association, is such as a solicitor should be consnlted upon. Queries will that power shall be given to judges and magis certain ; and the attorneys will, I trust, them.

be excluded which go beyond our limits.

X.B.--None are inserted unless the name and address of the trates to issuo warrants for the arrest of debtors selves assist in so worthy an object, for it cannot writers are sent, not necessarily for publication, but as a about to abscond on the affidavit of a creditor or be doubted that if the status of the clerk can be in guarantee for bona fides. creditors; and that where resolutions are passed any wise raised, the Profession in the end must for a composition a copy of the resolutions and be great gainers thereby. Concerning the remedy,

Queries. notice of the time and place of second meeting I have myself formed an idea of the shape it shall be sent to all creditors and proxies. The should take, but await your readers' expression who may have gained the Broderip Gold Medal at this

106. FINAL EXAMINATION.-Would one of your readers above resolutions were referred to the executive of opinion before unfolding it.

LEX. council to take such steps upon them as they

examination kindly give me the names of the books he studied in conveyancing ?

C. P.H. deem expedient.

COUNTY COURT PRACTICE.-Let me, as a re. 107. TRUST ESTATE-DEVISE.-A. by his will gave and gistrar who has served twenty-five years in a

devised all real estates, which should at his d-cease be CORRESPONDENCE OF THE small but by no means unimportant court, of a

vested in him as a mortgagee or trustee, unto his friends county which has just been signally honoured

B. and C., and to their heirs and assigus, upon such PROFESSION. through one of its most experienced magistrates, | decease be subsisting concerniug the same: aud he ap

trusts and subject to such equities as should at his say a word or two in answer to your correspondent pointed D. sole executor of his will. A. died lcaring B. NOTE.-This department of the Law Times being open to at p. 299 of the Law TIMEs of the 17th inst., now free discussion on all professionnl topics, the Editor is not

C. and D. surviving. They are all now living. D. duly responsible for any opinions or statements contained in it. before me. I most truly sympathise with every.

proved the will. At his death A. was, by virtue of a thing he says in favour of keeping up the dignity transfer of mortgage, posse:sed of a term of 1000 years

upon trust for securing a principal som and interest to PUBLIC PROSECUTORS.–We are told that this and respectability of these courts, and trust that

A. was therefore a trustee of the term for E. I session is to be one of practical social legislation, the general body of rogistrars go entirely with him shall

be glad it some of your correspondents

will inform and it is to be devoutly hoped that the expecta in this. If the habits and practice which he me whether the term has devolved to D, as executor, tion thus excited will be fulfilled. We have had deprecates prevail in the courts of his own county, or to B. and c. as devisees of mortgaged and trust an immense amount of talk, and of what I may it is very unfortunate, and calculated to impair estates. In other words, whether B. and C. cau alone,

without the concurrence of D., transfer the lexal estate call the theories of legislation lately, and there the value and useful influence of those otherwise

in the term. Please cite authorities. A LEARNER, remain certain questions which are of the utmost important conrts. I will just name the course of importance. Foremost among them is that of a pub proceeding adopted in my own and other courts lic prosecutor. It is useless to hope that the penny hereabouts, where they are not overcrowded 108. WILL.-A. a lodger of B. is one of the attesting wise and the pound foolish administration now in with business, which I fear is the root of the evil witness to his will. A. afterwards marries C. one of the power will ever see that undetected and un. he complains of. The registrar first sits alone daughters of B. and sole legutee under his will. Dues

the marriage render the bequest to C. void ? punished crime is far more expensive than a good and goes through all the cases, carefully swearing system of public prosecution, but there is hope the bailiff as to having duly served the several that the lawyers on both sides of the House will summonses. Where the parties appear and agree 109. TURNPIKE TOLLS.-B., a turopike gate keeper, unite in carrying a measure which it is to take his judgment, the matter is soon settled ; arranged with H. that he should pay his toll weekly blot on our civilisation not to have carried if neither appears when called on the case is H, went through the gate daily, no toll being demanded

until the end of the week as agreed, then B. demands before. At present the only officials who prose-struck out, but it is where the plaintiff or

an excessive amount for the toll on the Wednesday cute, unless a private individual chooses to employ his agent alone appears that most care is previous, this was immediately objected to by H., who his solicitor, are the justices' clerks. Now, it is not observed. The plaintiff or his agent, as may claimed exemption, but ultimately paid the sam only to my mind a most unfit thing for them to be, proves the debt on oath, and the defendant is demanded and told B. be should summons him. H. have this burden thrust on them, their offices called three times, and every care used that accordingly summoned B. for “demanding and taking being akin to those of registrars in civil courts ; but plaintiff shall not unduly snap a judgment in his toll,” the magistrates held H. was not liable for the

amount claimed, but disinissed the summons on the even were the duty of assize and sessions prose absence. Then the order is made, as in the case cutions properly theirs, how can they do it with of an undefended action, forthwith, or by instal. the horse and cart went through the gate, whether to!!

ground that H. ought to have claimed exemption when the miserable pay which is doled out by the ments, after the registrar has made inquiry as to was then demanded or not, and that they could not Treasury? All that the solicitor is allowed is a the circumstances and means of payment which convict B. for demanding and taking the toll for a borse fee for the preparation of the brief. Of course he defendant has. The judge then takes all cases that had gone through the turnpike a day or two before, is recouped counsel's fee ; but that is all . Economy which the registrar has doubts on, or understands ing as above are liable to great risk of impositiou on

this ruling right? so, it seems . run mad being the principle which actuates our will be disputed. My own experience teaches me

the part of turnpike gatekeepers, and are without present authorities, it follows that a rich defen. that where rightly used and by the right sort romedy.

K. T. dant or prisoner has an enormous advantage in of person as registrar, this auxiliary power lately the skilled labour he can obtain. But every pro- conferred on him to act as a quasi judge in cer.

Answers. secutor has a right to have his case thoroughly tain cases is of great assistance to the judge, and (Q. 100.) FEES FOR CERTIFICATE OF BURIAL.- The and elaborately carried out by a state functionary. very much valued and appreciated by both plain. practice is to charge 3s. 7d. (to include the stamp) for A district prosecutor ought to exist, and the ap. tiff, and defendants, and everyone who has to a certificate of burial. I would ask, how is it possible pointment should be limited to solicitors, who are visit these courts. But, as I said in the first to obtain a certificate without causing a search? Eren the proper persons to get up prosecutions. I hope place, the overcrowding courts with business too if the date is given a seurch would be necessary.

W.S.C. the subject will be discussed in your columns.

often leads to its being done in a hurried, slovenly,
WILLIAM READE.
and indignified manner.

(Q. 99.) CONSIDERATION FOR A PROMISE-OSTLEE'S Ringwood, 14th Feb.

REGISTRAR OF A SOUTH-WESTERN SMALL FEES.-Undoubtedly C. caunut recover. In Chitty on
COUNTY COURT.

Contracts, p. 43, it is stated that “where tie only con.

sideration for the defendaut's promise was the promise LAW CLERKS.--I have read with interest the

of the plaintiff to do or his actually doing, somet biog to letter of “ Fidelis” appearing in your columns FEES.— The legal profession are much indebted

do which he was previously bound either to the defen. of the 10th instant. To me, it has been a matter to you for the columns placed at their disnosal for being merely gratuitous, is not binding in law.” And

dant or to a third person, such promise of the defendant of surprise that the subject so ably set forth in the purpose of discussing questions of professional as c. was bound to attend to the horse of A., eren with his letter has not before been broached, and that interest

and points of practice. Some of your out any remuneration, the promise of A. was merels through the medium and aid of your valuable correspondents, however. abuse your kindness to gratuitous, and, as such, uot binding. paper. Taking his concluding remark first, it is

A reprehensible extent. Two instances in to day's indeed time that the Law Clerks of the present Law Times may sufficers illustrations. “F.W.G.” day bestirred themselves in order to protect their writes that he “always imagined the fee for each into Parlinmeut ou the death of Mr. Tiad Pratt, baring

(Q. 101.) FRIENDLY SOCIETIES.-The Bill introdnced interests from invasions daily increasing in mag. oath (for obtaining probate or administration) for its object the abolition of the office of resistrar of nitude, and which threaten to be the ultimate to be 28. 6d., and 18. for each exhibit, with a fee of frieudly societies

, was subsequently withdrawn anda ruin of their position, if not speedily checked. | Gs. 8d. where there is an ndministration bond," royal commission granted ou the motion of Mr. E T. It must be an acknowledged fact that whilst every although the anthorised senle is well known to be

for , for into trade and branch of labour has its protective as follows: Oath 18. 6d., exhibit 1s., bond 1s. 60.

the workinz of the existing Friendly Society Acts pre

vious to any alteration being made ir: tbe law. This measures, we, as a body, are entirely without, Imagination is very useful to a poet or a novelist, commission has not yet made its report. The existing although it is needless to say that they are equally but it cannot be accepted in preference to a scale statutes affecting friendly societies are the 18 & 19 men, who are not only protectea by special Acts to all solicitors who practise in Her Majesty's minster, was appoiuted revistrur of friendly societies needed by us, who are dependent upon a body of of fees issued by authority, nnd perfectly

familiar Vict. c. 63; 218 22 Vict. c, 102; 9. 238.31 Viet West

Mr. Stephenson, of , Abingdoo-street, of Parliament, but by their associations through. Court of Probate. Your correspondent goes on to shortly after Mr. Tidd Pratt's death, aud he still holds out the country. It were well, if for a moment, say, “ Some contend the feo for each oath is only the office. we thought of the evil and of the remedy. Glancing 18. 60.". The question of the amount of the fee around us we see that the Law Clerk has to con- is not open to contention ; it is a fixed amount, tond with an amount of rivalry and opposition, per, which cannot be varied at the caprice of our

Epps's CHOCOLATE.-"Nous n'avons en France qu'une

seule usine où la préparation du Cacao emploie un haps unequalled by any other profession or branch imaginative friend, but which every commissioner matériel et un personuel aussi considérables que ceux of industry. One chief source of opposition to is bound to accept. Again, Query 97 is as follows: que nous avons vus dans l'usine de Messieurs Epine nur interests (perhaps the greatest), is that raised by the "admitted” man, who, as “Fidelis” a policy of assurance on a life—the amount is organ). The wrapper of each cuke of Chocolate is “What is the proper stamp on an assignment of C'est uue véritable curiosité dans son geure que cette

immense_fabrique."--La Situation (tbe Imperialist wisely remarks, is intended for another sphere £1000 ?" The amount of what? The sum secured labelled “JAMES ÉPPs & Co., Homeopathic Chemists, than that of entering an office as an ordinary by the policy, or the consideration for the assign. London.” Also, makers of Epps's Milky Chocolate salaried clerk. Another just cause of complaint, ment: If the latter, is the transaction a sale or (Chocolate and Condevsed Milk).

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V. PRANCE, ESQ. of Cheltenham, Blandy of Reading, Pearce of The late Vaughan Prance Esq., solicitor, of 69, BRISTOL ARTICLED CLERKS' DEBATING of Stroud, Bodenham of Hereford, Tindal of Ayles. announced, as having taken place at Cann's Field

Southampton, Lee of Winchester, Winterbotham Lincoln's-inn-fields, whose death has just been SOCIETY.

bury, Longmore of Hertford, Maule cf Hunting. House, Taunton, after a long illness, in the fifty. The usual fortnightly meeting of this society don, Monckton of Maidstone, Chamberlin of Yar: fifth year of his age, was born in 1816, and was was held at the Law Library on the 13th inst., W, mouth, Markham of Northampton, Sanderson of admitted a solicitor in Easter Term, 1841. He Leonard Esq., in the chair. Mr Crowdson moved Berwick-on-Tweed, Dees of Newcastle-on-Tyne, practised for many years in New Bridge-street, that, “ It is desirable to abolish capital punish. Enfield of Nottingham, Davies of Haverfordwest, Blackfriars, and was extensively connected with ment.” Mr A. Green Armytage, in the negative. Williams of Rhyl, Peele of Shrewsbury, Josselyn several public companies. After a very interesting discussion and summing of Ipswich, Greene of Bury St. Edmunds, Small. up by the chairman, the negative was carried by a piece of Guildford, Howlett of Brighton, Harrison

E. H. REED, ESQ. majority of three.

of Kendal, Meek of Devizes, Crust of Beverley,

Tomlin of Richmond (Yorkshire). Buchannan of This gentleman, of whom we have already given LEEDS LAW STUDENTS' SOCIETY.

a short notice, besides practising in the old Insol. Whitby, Walker of York, Saul of Carlisle, Phillips At a meeting of the above society, held in the of Stamford, Croome of Caincross, and Turnley of vent Debtors' Court and in the London Bank:

ruptcy Court, was also much engaged in appeal Philosophical Hall, on Monday, Feb. 12, the

It was mentioned by the secretaries that steps cases before the Lords Justices, and the way in following subject was argued, “Does the present had been taken to obtain the signatures of mem.

which he argued the cases committed to his care government deserve the confidence of the coun- i bers of the Bar to a petition in support of Sir

was marked with great ability and experience of try?" Mr Addyman, in the chair.. Mr Cousins Roundell Palmer's resolutions, and that the the bankruptcy law. Besides his legal attainopened the debate in the affirmative, and Mr petition which was in course of signature by ments, Mr. Reed, was most fluent in writing Williams in the negative. The subject was de solicitors practising in the county of Middlesex poetry, and in early life be published several song cided in the negative, by a majority of 6 votes. and in the city of London had, as nearly as could

late be ascertained, been signed by about 1500 solici.

Mr. George Linley. His character was marked by HULL LAW STUDENTS' SOCIETY. tors; also that similar petitions had been signed singular frankness and kindliness of heart, and he A MEETING of this society was held at the Law by upwards of 2000 solicitors in various other was a most kind and attached man in all that relates Library, Parliament-street on Tuesday evening counties (exclusive of the counties of Stafford, to domestic life. The deceased gentleman leaves a

Warwick, Chester, and Lancaster, the returns widow surviving and four children, two of whom Feb. 13. J. D. Sibree, Esq., Solicitor, occupied the from which were not known, owing to the unavoid. are sons, one a student of the Middle Temple, the chair. The question for discussion was. landlord liable in trespass who forcibly enters able absence from the meeting of the gentlemen other articled to a solicitor. Besides his relatives,

a very large circle of friends, amongst the profes. upon demised premises, and ejects a tenant holding by whom they were being canvassed). over after the expiration of his term ? (Newton v

It was also mentioned that the following peti. sion and otherwise, will lament his death, which is Harland, 1 M. & G. 611; Harley v Brilges, 14 tions had been sent to the following members of believed to have been partly caused by the M. & W. 437.)", Mr G. P. Spink, argued in the Parliament for presentation to the House of Com- constant strain of work which he had to get affirmative; and Mr A. Wray, in the negative. solicitors practising in Oxfordshire, Berwick-on.

mons :-To Sir Roundell Palmer : Petitions from through. After considerable discussion the question was Tweed, Shaftesbury, Ormskirk, Wigan, Burnley,

T. PRICE, ESQ. decided in the negative, by a majority of three.

On Tuesday evening last, the President, H. Cook, Northwich, and Middlewich. To Mr. Hornby : A The late Thomas Price, Esq., solicitor, of Esq., occupying the chair, the Secretary announced petition from solicitors practising at Blackburn. Abchurch-lano, City, who died at his residence, that intelligence had been received from the In. To Sir. E. M. Buller : A petition from solicitors 1, Oliver's-terrace West, Mile-end, on the 1st Feb.;

in the fifty-third year of his age, was the youngest corporated Law Society that Mr. J. Cook had practising at Congleton. obtained the third place in honours, and the first petitions from the solicitors practising in Wor? Middlesex. His mother was Mary, daughter of

Sizce the meeting above referred to took place, son of the late Joseph Price, Esq., of Mile-end, prize of that society; wherenpon a vote of con.

cestershire, gratulation was passed to Mr. Cook with accla- Manchester, Stockton-on-Tees, Altrincham, Bol born at Mile-end in the year 1819, and was edu.

Nottinghamshire, Pembrokeshire, John Ansell, Esq., of Enfield, Middlesex. He was mation.

Mr. J. T. Woodhouse then introduced for dig. ton, and Staleybridge bave been sent to various cated at Grammar School at Ham, near Richmond, cission the question of legal education, and House of Commons ; also petitions from the Incor: Term, 1851, and was appointed in 1856, to the

members of Parliament for presentation to the Surrey. He was admitted a solicitor in Hilary moved, " That the proposals of the Legal Eduea. tion Association are the best of all present schemes porated. Law Societies of Bristol, Plymouth, and office of clerk to the yestry of Mile-end Old Town, for the improvement of the profession.” Mr. J. Newcastle-on-Tyne, and it is believed that similar the duties of which he fulfilled dewn to the time 0. Jacobs seconded the motion, which was sup.

petitions will be presented by other Incorporated of his death. Mr. Price lived and died unmarried, Law Societies.

and his remains were interred in the Tower ported by Messrs. Spink, Wray and Pearce, and opposed by Messrs. J. Cook and Glover. After a

Upwards of 2760 signatures have beer obtained Hamlets cemetery.

to the petitions which are in circulation in the lengthy and animated discussion the motion was carried by a large majority. A petition to the of London, Middlesex, Lancashire, Cheshire, Staf. PROMOTIONS & APPOINTMENTS.

of of of a public school of law in the metropolis was fordshire, and Warwickshire.

(Y.B.-Announcements of promotions being in the nature adopted, signed by the members, and will be for.

of advertisements are chargell. 0d, each, for which warded to Sir Roundell Palmer for presentation.

postage stamps should be inclosed.] A vote of thanks was passed to the chairman, and

LEGAL OBITUARY.

ME. ALFRED TOLHURST has been appointed by the meeting adjourned.

the Lord Chancellor a Commissioner to Administer F. BRODIGAN, ESQ.-ADDENDUM.

Oaths in Chancery in England. ARTICLED CLERKS' SOCIETY.

The late Mr. Brodigan was the head and repre. Mr. Horatio Dain, of 19, Great George-street, A MEETING of this society was held at Clement's. sentative of one of the most ancient and distin. Westminster, has been appointed a London Cominn-hall, on Wednesday, the 21st Feb. inst., Mr. guished of original Celtic Irish. families, the missioner to Administer Oaths in Common Law. Hanhart in the chair.

O'Rudicans, O’Rodigans, or Brodigans, who are Mr. Whale moved :-“1. That it is desirable, traditionally said to have sprung from Colla da in the interest of the legal profession, and the Crisch, nephew of Fiacha (one of the Kings of Ire.

THE GAZETTES. public, that a school of law should be incorporated land towards the close of the third century of the in London, and that the benefits of the course of Christian era), one of whose descendants was

Bankrnpts. study and examinations to be afforded by such Dermond O'Rudigan, bishop of Ferns, who died

Gazette, Feb. 16. school, should be offered to all classes of students about A.D. 1048 (see Ware, “O'Halloran and

To surrender at the Bankrupts' Court, Basinghall-street. who may desire to take advantage of them, whe- O'Duggan.") According to Sir Bernard Burke's ther intending or not intending to follow the legal " Dormant and Abeyant Peerage," from inter- Feb. 14. Rez. Spring. Kice. Se Ouko, Piccadilly Sur. Feb. 29 profession in any of its branches, and whether marriage with the Cheevers family, of Macetown Hollis CALEB Edwand, deler in timber, Lumbard-st, und members or not of any of the Inns of Court. Castle, co. Meath, the late Mr. Brodigan was a

LONDON, ELIZBETH SARAH, draper, Centrnl.st. St. Luke's, and 2. That the passing of suitable and duly-con- lineal descendant, in the maternal line, of Vis.

Ramsgute. Pet. Feb. li. Reg. Hazlitt. Sol. Mason, Gresham. dacted examinations should be made indispen. count Mount-Leinster and Baron Bannow, in the sable to the admission of students to the practice Peerage of Ireland. Although specially included TAXLOBOR, leather seller. Well-st, Hackney. Pet. Feb. 14.

Reg. Spring-Rice. of the law in all its branches."

in the “Articles of Limerick," Lord MountThe resolutions were carried nem con, and it Leinster did not avail himself of the benefits of

BETHWAITE, JOHN, quarryman, Sund with. was resolved to prepare a petition for present. that capitulation in his favour, as he retired to the

BIOKRATETH, FREDERICK LASGDALE, insurance broker, New. ment to the House of Commons by Sir Roundell Court of St. Germains, where he died without malo Palmer.

issue. His only brother. Jerome Cheevers, mar

ried, and had two sons, Christopher and Francig. LEGAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION. The former died unmarried, but Francis Cheerers, AT a meeting of the executive committee, held on the younger, married Jane Coegrave, and had a

DIXXIK, CHARLES RICHARD SLEEMAN, builder, Devonport;

Pet. Feb. 14. Reg. . Sur. the 16th inst., at the rooms of the Juridical Society son, William, slain in the revolutionary war with HOLDEN, GEORGE, un, merchant, Liverpool. Pet. Feb. 13. Reg in St. Martin’s-place; present, Sir Roundeil America, and five daughters, the eldest of whom

HYMA, MORITZ, clothier, Liverpool, Pet. Feb. 13. Reg. Watson. Palmer, Q.C., M.P., in the chair ; also Messrs. cis, father of the late Francis F. Brodigan, Esq.,

married Colombo Brodigan, and had a son, Fran. Aldridge, Bryce, Clabon, Cobb, Francis, Janson, Longbourne (hon. sec.), Senior, Wilberforce,

of Pilton. Williams (hon. sec.) &c., the result of the deputation from the asscciation to the Prime Minister

W. V. HUNTER. was communicated to the committee, and arrange. The late William Vary Hunter, Esq., Writer to

Gazette, Feb. 20. ments

were made for supporting the resolutions to the Signet, of King's Muir, Peebleshire, N.B., who Le Perrier, PAUL CONSTANT, merchant, Botolph-la. be moved by Sir Roundell Palmer in the House of died on the 18th Jan., in the 33rd year of his age, Feb. 16. Reg. Murray, Sur. March 3 Commons, on the 1st March, in favour of the was the youngest son of the late John Hunter, establishment of a central school of law.

Esq., auditor of the Court of Session, by Helen, BAKER: JAMES:, baker, Lewishamn. The following leading solicitors in various parts daughter of the late Mr. Richard Vary, Clerk of BARKER, JAMES, tailor, Reigate. of the country were elected members of the the Peace for Lanarkshire. He was born in Edin. Cult. GEORGE Jons, and LORIMER, JAMEX, nurserymen, council, which already comprises many of the most burgh in the year 1839, educated at the Universieminent members of both® branches of the legal ties of Edinburgh and St. Andrew's, and was

Reg. Chauntler. Sur. March 4 profession : Messss. Davenport of Oxford, Smith admitted a Writer to the Signet in 1861. The KEY, GEORGE, grocer, Lincoln. Pet. Feb. 15. Reg. Uppleby. of Truro, Oldman of Gainsborough, Wightwick of deceased gentleman was unmarried, and his re.

HAWKINS, ELIAS, licensed victualler, Bath,
Canterbury, Pearse of Bedford, Simpson of Derby, I mains were interred in the Dean Cemetery, Edin.
Radcliffe of Plymouth, Ford of Exeter, Ellis of burgh.

Feb. 17. Reg. Tweedale.

a

GARSTIN, CHRISTOPHILI'S

no

occupation, Regeut.st.

Pet.

Oord.rd, Barnsbury. Pet. Feb. 13.
Jenninzs, Leadenhall-st. Sur. Mar. 3

Reg. Murray.

Sol.

Nt. Sur. March 1

Sur.

SolSouth-stFinsbury.
Feb.
To surrender in the Country.

Pet. Feb. 14.
Were. Sur. Feb. 98

Reg

castle. Pet. Feb. 10. Rex. Morliiner. Sur. Feb.
DARLING, JOHN, grocer, Scarborough. Pet. Feb. 14. Reg.

Woodall. Sur. March
DE GROOT, MAURICE ALEXANDER, importer, Birmingham. Pet.

Feb. 12. Reg. Chauntler. Sur. Feb

. Sur. Feb.

Sur. Feb. 27
MOMILLAX, SAMUEL, saddler, planchester, Pet. Feb. 14. Reg.

kay. Sur. Marche
SOUTHCOMBE, ROBERT ROBINS, Outfitter, Plymouth. Pet. Feb.

13. Reg. Pearce. Sur. Feb. 18 WILLIAMSON, JOHN STONEHOUSE, farmer, Sparken hill Farın,

neur Worksop. Pet. Feb.8. Reg. Wake. Sur. Feb. 99

To surrender at the Bankrupts' Court, Basinghall.street.

Pet.

To surrender in the Country.

Pet. Feb. 14. Dep.-Rex. Sur.

Pet. Feb, 17. Reg. Rowland.

Sur.

Shipley. Pet. Feb. 16. Reg. Robinson. Sur. March 5 FERSEYHOUGH, GEORGE, butcher, Birmingham. Pet. Feb. 16.

Sur. March 2

Pet. Feb. 16. Reg
Smith. Sur. March 1
LORI), JOHX, inanufacturer, Bridge Clough, hear Rossendale. Tet.

Sur. Marcha 6

SILY, ROBERT, groser, Iloicomb Rogus. Pet. Feb. 13.

Reg. Meyler. Sur. March : TAYLOR, WILLIAM, and BETTS, JUESITESRY, watch minutac

turers, Coventry. Pet. Feb. 14. Kehir by. Sur. Per TILL. RICHIRD FRANCE, bilder, vidley. Pet. Feb. lo. Res. Howard., Sur. Muren +

BANKRUPTCISS ANNULLED.

Guzette, Fib. 6.
GRIMES, JOHX, lieutenant-colonel in 11.Xo's Army, Shanklin.
April 8, 1971

Grzette. Feb. 9.
PRECCE, HESRY, draper, Cinderford. Oct. 4, 1871

Gocette, Feb. 13.
HORNSBY, Augusrus MENU), oltiver in :02nd Regiment, Clifton.

Dec. 13, 1871 MATHEWS, GEORGS HEXRY, Ahmonger, Brook.green, Hamer

smith July 31, 1817 SOLOMONS, S. cigar iinporter, Cpper hames-st. Aug 5, 1871

Gazette, Fch. 16, FCILDEN, THOMAS, comineretai truville, Backbon. Dec, 4, 1871 HOBBS, AUX, nurse, Ned. Krove, Crosetari, Oct. 139, IN 20 LINDSAY, WILLIAM, draper, Manchester Jan. 2), ) MODD, FREDERICK CHARLES suen, Uchi-id. Sept. 14, 15.1 WOOD, EDMUND GEORGE POWYS, V Parkhurst. Dcc. , 1874

MATEN, RICHARD, builder. East Dereham; March 9, at eleves, at

utice of Sul., Saunders, Eas. Derehamn MERCER: THOMAS, and CALEHT, JOHX, cotton mannfacturers,

Clusione. MOMS; March 9, a: eleven, at the Whit Bull hotel, Bluckburn. So!.. Entham, Clitheroo MILLER, SAMUTI. HENRY, Wutchmaker, Redhill; Feb, 2, at

three, at office of Sol, Howe!), Cheaps.de MILLS, WILLIAM. Rold in th, Birmingham; March 4, at eleven, at

ofhces of Sol., Fiec, Birmingham MORRIS, AAROX, woollen draper. Duke-st, Aldgate; March 3, at

two, at otnets of Sol., Poole, Bartholomew close MOHRIS HAXHY, out of business, Newbury: March 1, at eleven,

ut the White Hart Newbury, Sol, Lucar, Newbury MORTIMER, ROBERT, cloth manufacter, Eccleshill; March 7,

at thee, ut <ifice of Sol., Atkinson, Bradford NINON JOulx, innker per. Vecton; March 7, at eleven, office of

Sel., Sanders, Ent Dereham NEWTON, ROBERT, twine amniacturer, Oakworth near Keighley:

March 14, at three, at office of Sol., Atkinson, Bradford PORTER. JONX, grocer, pristol: March 4, at twelve, at Officed

Sos., Stanley and Wasbrough, Bristul PRESTEN. WILLIAM, and PIESTOX, Jorx, rlumbers, Stretford,

near Yanchenter; Maich %, at eleven, at effice of Sula, Agde.

haw, Alchester PUUDON, JAUH., and COCKER, JOSEPH, ship cai penters, Clemen.

thorpe; March 7, at three, at offices of Sols., J. and R. Holtby,

York PYE, SIMEON, hairdresser, Leeds; Feb. 29, at eleven, at ofice of

Sol., Pullun, Leeds PICHARDS, JAMEX, commission ngent, Coleorton; March 1, s twelve, at the Queen's hottl, Ashby-de-la-Zouch. Sol., Wilson,

Burton upon Trent RIDDIFORD, HENRY TRENCII, grocer, Kentish-town-rd: March 2, at twelve, at the Guiidhali Coffee-house, Gresham-st. Suda

Aird, Eidst cheap ROBERTS. THOMAS EDWARD, drngrist, Denbigh : Feb. 2. at

twelve, at the Blossom, hotel, Chester. Sol., Weston, Denbigh ROBINSON, WILLIAN CILARIN, grimcer, Plumstend. Marhi, at two, at the Masn't-hall tavern, Mason's-avenue, Basinghali st.

Sol., Priest, Buckingham-st, Strand SALXDERA, WILLIAM RAFFELL, slate merchant, Plymouth; Mar.

4, at eleven, at office of Sols., Greenway and Adamx, Plymouth SHEPPARI), WILLIAM, butcher, Begioni; March 7, at eleven, at

Office of Sols.. Whyley und Piper, Bedford SITTER, SAMUEL, hat manufacturer, Brushfield-st, Bishopsgate;

March 11, at two, at office of Sol., Solomon, Finsbury.pl STEVENS, EWING Gwix, prueer, Longton; Feb. 2), at two, at

office of Sol., Welch, Longton STEVENSON, JAMES, assistan: to a baker, Old Compton-st. Subo;

Msrol: 1, at three, at offive oi Sols., Hioklin and Washington,

Trinity.sq. Southwark THURSTANS, JOIN FREDERICK, solicitor, Wolverhampton; March

5, at twelve, at office of Sol.. Underhill, Wolverhampton THWAITEN, HENRY, and ASHOKOFT. JOHX, drper. Preston;

March 4, ut hul past Iwo, at otice of So), Edelson, Preston TOLLEY, WILLIAM, chair manntacturer, Mintein.st, Nes North

rd, lloxton; March 1, at twolve, at office of Sydney Srnith,

Harvey, and Co., public accountants Haringhall at TREDWELL. WILLIAM, contractor, SonersetFeb. 29, at twelve,

at office of Sol., Cliiton, Bristol WEBR, WILLIAM, toy dealer, Cirencester: March 4, at trelse, at

Northfield House, North-place, Cheltenham, 801., Potter WELLS, JAMS, grocer, Sloane-st, Chelsea: Feb. 29, at one, at

ottice of Sol., Smyth, Rochester row, Westminster WILCOCK, WILLIAM, procer, Weaham: March 4, at eleven, a

the Black Horse inn, Kirkhan. Sols, Plant and Abbott, Preston WILLIAMS, GEORGE, liceused victualler, Harmond worth, March

7, at two, at office of Ager, Barnard's-inn, Holborn. Sola

Roberts, Spring gdns, Whitehall WILLIAMS, WILLIAM, ten denler, Bristol ; Feb. 28, at eleven, at

office of Sol., Essery, Bristol WILLIANN, WILLLAM, builder, Bristol; March 6, at twelve, at

offices of Sol., Buckland, Bristol WILSON, THOMAS, carrier, Wakefield: March 6, at tro, at Ofice

of Sol., Stinger, Ossett, near Wakefield

Dibidends.

Liquidations by Arrangement.

BAXKRUPTS' ESTATES. The Official Assignees, dic., aro giren, to whom apply for the

Drividends. Burson, J. sh'pping agent, first, 10. 9.16ths. laget, Basinghallst. Folien, S. Fibotmaker, third, 19. 9.d. fand ch new in 68. 3 d.) Paret, Basinghall-st.-Himelin, B. C. lieutenant in and Reginent, fhut, $d. Pogot, Basinghall.st. - Junix, J. merchant, frut. 4.1.10Lh Paget, Barsinghall.7.- Limber, J. eaddler, fire, 1s. Pares, Basinghall-st.-Smith, W. builder, first, is 21. Paget, Basinghall-st.-Treinrick, R. Rock dealer, &c. first, d. Page: Businxhall st. -Tierhil, F. G. straw hat manufacturer, first, ls. 3 d. Paget, Basinghall-st.

Chapinga, G. bootmaker, 4s, 3d. At Trust., J. Snowden, 40, St. Sepulchre-st, Scarborough.---Jones, D. innkecper, 38. Corbett, Worcester.-Lurs, F. coal merchant, 'final. At office of Trust, II. Parker, Addiecombe.rd, Croydon.-Trilor, L. taller, second and final, 18. 8. At Trust., FH. Collinson, #, Cheaptoide. Tilktna, T. grocer, second, 100. At offices of Roose and Price, 3, North Joan-st, Liverpool.-Irernakin, S. travel ing druper, Is. Id. At Sol., Downins. Redruth.--H'hettman, M. fariner, first, 118. AL Beeching's Bunk, Hastings,

INSOLVENTS' ESTATES. Apply at Prorisional Assignee's Office, Portugal-st, Lincoln's

Sol.,

1

FIRST MEETINGS.

Gazette, Fib, 16.
APPLEBEE, WILLIA), coal merchant, Birmingham; March 1, at

three, at office or sul., Rowlands, Biriningliani
ARSTALL, AUail, joincr, Cudishe ili leo, at two, at office of

Sole., Cobbett, Wheeler, ant Cubbelt, Manchester
ASHLEY, JOHX, victoller, Lichtiold: Teo. % nt eleven, at the

Golden Ball inn, Lichfield. Sol., Atams, Walsal!
BAILEY, CHARLES IRVISE COXYNGHAM, potter, Fulham: Feb.

2, at three, at once of Sols., Lawrence, Pluws, Boyes, and

Buker, Old Jerry.chinos
BARBERIE, JOBS, farmer, Slauzham; Feb.23, at twelve, at the

King's head hutel, Horsham. Sos., Wouds and Deinster,

Brighton
BARSES, WILLIAM, jeweller, Derby; March 7, at eleven, at ofice

of Sol., Leech. Derby
BOOTH, ALBERT JOHN RAVENSIEAR, builder, Buckingham; Feb.

8, ut twelve, at the Suun and Castle hotel, Buckingham, Sols.,

Messrs. Kiby, Burbuy
BROWN, EMMA MARY, boarding house keeper, Hove; Feb. , at

two, at office of Sr.l., Penold, Bright in
BROWSJONEN, XESHY, bucher, Church la, Whitecbapel; March

4, at twelve, at ortice of Dirchell, Southampton-bldgs, Chancery. la. Sol., Harrison, Furnival'n-inn, aleborn CARMALT, HESAY. Krocer, Brockenhursu; Feb. 27, at two, at

othee of Sol., Kby. Southampton
CANTER, CHARLES, pluinber, Liverpool; Feb., at two, at office

oi Sheen and Auto, Liverpool. So, Lori, Liverpool
CHILD, ALEXANDER MC&IE, builrier, Wakefield: Feb. 23, at

el ven, at office of Sols., Wainwright, ander and Witham,

Wakefeld
COFFES, EMMA, dressmaker, Queen's-rd, Bayswater; Feb. 28, at
+ Offices of Sol., Kilvinxton, Queen.", Chespeito
CONRY, JOAN, doctor or medicine, Manchester; March 1, at three,

at office of Sol., Addleslaw, Manchester
CRADR, CHRISTIAN FEDERICK. millor, Corn-market, Mark-la,
and Upper Charles.at, Clerkenwell: Feb., at two, at ottico of

Sols., Henry and Tunstall, Feuchurth.blogs
DAVIES, SAVEL, general shop kerper, Lampeter; Feb. 28, at

eleven, at the Town-hall, Carmarthen. Sols., Messrs. Brittan,

Bristol
DAVIES, WILLIAM, wine merchant, Liverpool; March 1, at hall.

past one, it office of Sol., Morris. Liverpamil
DEDAN, TON, out of bu-incsy, Dartford; March 5, at twelve, at

at office of Mr. Gomme, auctioneer, Southampton-st, Strand.

Sol.. Clark, Denn's ct, St. Paul's church.yd
ECCLES, JUMS, oil refirer. Blackburn; Feb. 27, at eleven, at office

of Sole, Merry, Radcliffe, Blackburn
ELLIKER, ROBERT, victuuller, Huniington; Feb. 29, at twelve, at

office of Sols., Messrs. Mann, York ELLIN, JOIN, earthenwire manfucturer, St. George. co. Glou

center; l'eb. 27. at twelve, at offices of Sul., Clifton, Bristol EYSON, THOMAS, butcher, Tipton; March 2, at twelve, at office

of Sol., Barrow. Wolverhampton
FAIRHEAD, CHARLES, carpenter, Kirton; March 12, at twelve, at

office of Sol.. Pollard, loswich
FENSOM, SUNAX, widow, Putixrs-bar; Feb, 21, at eleven, at office

of Sol., Harris, Barret
FITT, JANEY, grocer, Litcham: Fob. 28, at twelve, at office of Sol.

Emerson and Sparrow, Norwich
FLEISCHMANN, ALFRED, sur con, Cheltenham; Feb. 27, at three,

at office of Sol., Stroud, Cheltenham
FOURNESS, HENRY, grocer, Leeds; Feb. 2), at eleven, at office of

Sol., Pullan, Lords
FREELAND, GEORGE, draper, IIorsmonden: Feb, 29, at three, at

the Angel inn. Tunbridge. Bl., Palmer, Tuubridge
GATES, SANT'EL, foreman colour grinder, City-id; March 1, at

twelve, at obce of Sol., Sykes, S. Swithins.lu GIBBONS, RICHARD HENRY, wire merchant. Windsor, and

Slouch: March 2, at four, at the Castle hotel, Windsor. Sol.,

Stottard, Serjeunt inn. Chancery.la
GILCHRIST, JOIS, draper, Liverpool; Feb. 27, at two, at office of

Sols., Richardson, Oliver Jones, and Bitson, Liverpool
GREES, FURLOW WILLIAM, engineer, Rendlosb.u.rd, Lower

Clinton, Merch #t three, at office of G. Birchall, Southamp

ton.bldea, Chancery.lu, Sol., Harrison, Furnivulsinn, Holbrn GRENSITH. GEORGE, coke burner,_Wombwel; Feb. 9%, at

twelve, at the County Court-houc, Barnsley. Sol. Johnson.

ShetHeld, an'a Wath-upon. Derme
GYNGELL, ALGUNTUS GEORGE, photographer, Winchester,
Basingstoke. and Southampton; Feb, 2, ai one, at the Eagle

hotel. Winchester
I EX BERG, ANTOINT, bootmaler, Cominercial-rd.east; Feb. 23, at

three, at office of Sol. Godfrey Pasinghall-sc
HEMMINGS, JANEN, boot manufacturer, Dudley : Feb. 29, at three,

at otäcc of Sol, Lowe, Birmingham HOLTITANI, HERBERT WILLILM, uttorney, Brighton: March 1, at

three, at 51, Ship-sti, Brighton. Sols., Black, Freeman, and

Gell, Brighton
HUMBERSTONE, JAMEX, bont merchant, Condor; March 4, at

eleven, at the Bell inn. Derby. Sol., Curshain
JEEVEN, VENRY, gardener, Sandy ; Feb. 29, at three, at the

Greyhount hotel, Sandy. Sol., Stimfon, Bedford
JOHNSON, JOHX, cominercial traveiler, Sule; March 1, at two, at

the Brunswick hotel, Manchester. Sol., Mair, Mineclesfield JOXEN, ELLIS, jun., draper, Great Wild-st, Lincoln n-inn-fields;

March 5, at two, at office of Sols., Blachford and Riches, Grenu
Swun-alley, Moolante-nt
JONES, JOHN, builder. Worthen; March 1, at eleven, at office of

Sol., Clarke, Shrewsbury
JON+$, JOHX CHARLES, wine merchant, Shrewsbury; March 1,

at twelve, at the Lion hotel, Shrewsbury. Sol., Craig, Shrews.

bury
JORDAX, EDUARD, jun., cordwainer, Aberrychan: Feb. 27, at
eleven, at the Commercial Rooms, Small-st, Bristol.

Sols.,
Greenway and Bytheway, Pontypool
LEE, JOIX, hay denler, Bradford; Feb. 24, at eleven, at ofiice of

Sol., Rhodes, Bradford
MANSFIELD, DASIEL, builder, Buckingham: Feb. 2, at ten,
at the Swan and Castle hotel, Birmingham, Sols., Messrs. Kilby,

Banbury
MARQUETTI, NUGENT PHILLIP, mercantile clerk, Weston-house,
Old Brompton: Feb. 28, at eleven, at office of Sol., Davis, Bed.

fordi-row, Holborn
MARSH, THOMAs, innkeeper, Standish; Feb. 23, at three, at office

of Sol., Leigh and Ellis, Wigan
MASKELL, MARY ELIZABETH, grocer, Brynmawr; Feb. 27, at two,

at office of Sol., Jones, Abergavenny
MASON, Joux, dealer in manures, Boroughbridge: March 4, at

one, at office of Solr., Paley and Husbund, Beroughbridge
MAY, RICHARD STEPHENS, boot maker, Liskeard, March 1, at

twelve, at offices of Sols., Boyes, Fowler, and Co., Plymouth MCGLONE, HUGH, victualler, Caerleon; Feb. 27, at eleven, at offico

of Sol, Lloyd, Newport
MEDWORTH, ARTHUR, out of business, Battersea-park; Feb. 29,

at two, at office of Sol., May, Golden Ky, Westininster
MEUSCH, FREDERICK LOUI8, merchant, Leadenhall.st: March 2,

twelve, at office of Mr. Wills, accountant, am-bldgs,
Basinghall-st. Sol., Handson
ORLEY, MATTHEW, job-master, Adam and Eve-yd, High-st,
Kensington; March 6, at twelve, at the Bell and Anchor tavern,
North-end, Hynersmith-rd. Sol., Claydon, Lupus.se, Pimlico

PARKER, ALFRED, and SMITH, GEORGE, grocers, Salford ; Feb.

29, at four, office of Sol.. Ariel, Michester
PARKER, ANO FRAN'IN, thrashine machine pruprietor, Belton;

March 3, ut twelve, ut office of Sol., Denre. Lundborugh
L'ARKER, VH1101.4 - HART SOLL., farmer, Swalista; Feb. 26, at

Pleven, at vifice of Sol.. Mori, Swaneet
PARSONS, JAMES EDWARD, Turmer, King's Sutton; March 1, at

three, at the Rot Lienlutel, Ranhy. Sol., Bain, Banbury
PATTERSON, EIRIX, butter. Ipswich: Feb. 11, at eleven, at

Mice of Sol.. Merurs. Juckami. Ipswich
PINTTAN, RITARD, mil'e!, Millie Bonn: March 4, at eleven,

pt the White Hirsinn, Market Rasen. Sol.. Hughes. Lincoln
I'HELPS, FREDERICK, optirin, New North-id; Feb. 27, at three,

4:31. Gutter 1. Sul. Davis, 01 Juisiv
PHILLIPS, THOMAS. Qiynin, ('urubland.st. Regent's.sk. and

New hill Shillah!, at three, at uffice of sol., Allett,

compiter, Alvite pirk
PLEWN JAMES tokkeeper, Patterneston, in terde; March 5

#tiwn, itt coller Son Ferran Malcom, Laerts
PROBLE, ILLUAM GEORO,Inspersor of numors, Blackburn:

Feh). at eleven, at once o: Sols., T. and R. C. Rauc iste',

BARD
RAND.L. SACE!., tailor, Great Yarmouth; March 4, at tsrelve,

certsol, Palmer, Great Yarmonth
ILA'NUN, JONULA, cloth merchant, Lecks; Feb. 27, at twelve, at

to of Sow, Ford, Eddison, and Ford, Leeds
RICHARDSON, EDUARD, and RiCHARDSON, WALTER, Ironmongery

Hiustings: March t, at throe, at offices of Sols., Tilley ana Shen.

ton, Finsbury.pl-south
RILEY, JOnscraper, Burnley; March 1, at eleven, at offices of

Poote and Elgar, solicitors, George-st, Manchester.

Urtley, Burnley
ROBERTSON, JOHN CHARLES, fchoolmaster, Scarborough: March

at two, it office of Sol. Williansen, Scarborouch
ROGERS, WILLIAM ALBERT, out of business, Erdington; Feb. 23,

at ten at office of Sol., East, Birmingham
SALVIDGE, AIDILALD TOTTOX, victudler, Birkenhead: March

1, at three, toices of Sols.. J. and H. Gregory, Liverpool
SCOTT, JOHN, builder, Seacombe : March 4, at two, at office of Sol.,

Lipro11, Livert) |
SMITH, JOHN BARNARD, lime merchint, Brownswond villas and
Clifton.ter, Holloway: March 2, at three, at office of Solr., Evans

Laing, and Eagley, John.st, Bedfart.ro
SPEIGHT. JOHN. worstel spinner, Bradford ; March 4, at ten, at

matice of Sol., Ilargrenye, Briviford
STRATTOX, ROBCAT NEON, Folkestone: March 6, at three, at

the Royal Gearke hotel, Folkestone. Sol., Minter, Folkestone
STURGENS, JAMES, boot inanufacturer, Open-law, nenr Man.

che ter; March 4, at three, at offices of Sol., Rideal, Man.

chester
TEMPENT, Jostri, cotton waste dealer. Rochdale; March 6, at

three, nt office of SOL, Holland. Rochdale
WAITS, WILLIAM STEPOEX, chair maker, Wareham-et. Hoxton:

Feh. 21, at three, at ollees et H. 1. Thwaites, accountant.

Basinghall.st. Sal., Dobie, Basinghal.at
WATKINS. EDWARD), grocer, Brynmawr, Feb. 27, at two, at office

of Sol., Jones, Aberyvenny
WAITTAKER SATEL,fourneyman builder, Heanor ; Feb. 28, at
three, at office of Sol., lIeath, Derby

Garthr, Feb. 20.
ALLIX, JAMES, publican. Pexley-heath; March 4, at three, at office

of Sol., Muskelt, Woolwich
BARRACLOUGHI. GERGE. whitesmith, Dewsbury: March 5, at

three, at the Ratley Station Hotel, Butley. Sol., Mitchell, Ossett
near Wakefield
BURNETT, WILLIAM, butcher, Norton; March 6, at half past ten,

at once of Sol., Grerne. Bury St Edmunds
BROWN, THOMAr, beerhouse keeper, Tinglev: March 4, at eleven,

At office of Sols., Wainwright, Mander, and witharn, Wakefield
CHANDLER, GEORGE, carpenter, Gilbert -t. Oxfordist, and South

Molton.la Brookest. Grosvenor-nq March 12, at eleven, at office
of Sol., GrenVF, Exsex-st. Strennt
COULAN, WILLIAM HARDING, builder. Louth: March 2, at eleven

at 94, Eastsate, Louth. Sols, uson anıt Falkner, Louth
COWARD. WILLIAM, bont inanufacturer, Liverpool; March 4, at

three, at office of Sol., Ponton, Liverpool
CUTCLIFFE, THOMAS BROWN, und WATXOX. JOIX, tailors, High-st,

Barough; March 3, at three, at offices of Sol., Brown, Baring.

hall.st
DALGLIESH, "TAMES, restaurant keeper, Liverpool: March 2, at

twelve, at offers of Sols, Fowler and Carruthers, Liverpool
DERRETT. EMILY, teadetler, Xewport; March 4, at two, &t office

of Sol. Ginhan, Newport
DODI, GEORGE, kreer, Liverpool: March 4, at three, at offices of

Sols, Masters and Fletcher. Liverpool
DIPREE, JOIN FRANCIS, chins merchant, Lenther. Ja, Holborn:

Feh. 21, at half past three, at oflce of Sol., Hope, Serle-st, Lin.
coln's-in-ficlds
EGGETT. WILLIAM, farmer. Wiseenhall St. Germains; March 4,

at twelve, at the Bank Room, Atheneum, King's Lynn
EV XS, JOnx, jeweller, Welch pool: March 6, at twelve, at office

of Sol.. Jones, Welchpool
FIELDEN. JOSEPII, coal merchant, Bradford : March 5, at eleven,

At free of Se., Wood and Killick, Brudford
TINIR, HENRY, ger eral dealer, Derby: March 8, at three, at

oflce of Sol., Brigyn. Derhy
FORD, WILLIAM, inaltster, Hampt in Wirk: March 2 at three, at

at aflica of Sherrard, Kingston-on-Thames. Sol., Sherrarà,

Clifford's inn
GRIFFITIN, EDWARD THOMAS, commission apent. Carrliff: Fel.

211, at two), at office of Barmuril. Thomas, Clarke, and Co., public

Arcountants, Cand. Sol, Griffith, Cardiff
GOSLING, GEORGE JOHN, grncer, Barlboroush, near Eckington;

Marchi, at there, at office of Sol., Gee, Sheffield
GREGORY, GEORGE OWEN, fleam maker, Shemeld; March 3, at

one, at office of Sol.. Machen, Sheffield"
FALLAS, CHARLES EDWARD. bokkeeper. Liverpool; March 4, at

two, at office of Sheen and Martin, Liverpool. Sol., Lowe,

Liverpool
HAMULCOX, JOUN. bnilder, Sunderland; March 6, at twelve, at

omce of Sol., Oliver, Sunderland
HAMMOND, THOMAS, and CLEMIMSON, JAMES, wholesale iron.

inongers, Old-st. St. Luke's, and Tottenham-court.rd: March
At one, nt office of Messrs. Nicholls, and Lentherdale, Old
Jewry.chmhs, Old Jewry. Sol., Reeve, Lilyp-t-la, Yohle.st
HARGREAVES, JOHN, sen., HARGREAVEN, JOIX, jun., and HAR.
GREAVES, GEORGE, commission agente, Over Darwen; March 2,

at twelve, at office of Sol., Crsteker, Over Darwen
II ARRINOS, AGNEN, milliner, Croydon: March ?, at ten, at offices
of Mesare Sydney Smith, Harvey, and Co., public accountants,

Bisinghall.st
HILLERY, JOHX, hotel keeper, Derby: March 6, at eleven,at ofico

of Sol., Flint. Derby
HORNE, SEPTIMI's, wine merchant. Furnival's inn, Holborn:

March 14, at three, at office of Sols., Lawrence, Plewe, Boyes,
fra Baker, 014 Jewry.chmbs
HOWAT, Arau, draper, Grimsbury: March 9, at twelve, at office

of Mr. Thomas Wallaco Goldring, Gloucester-chmbs, Chancery-
Ja. Sol, Crosby, Rainbury
HORPE, EDUARD SIMEOX, Mincing la: March 11, at three, at

office of S., Harcourt and Jacarthur, Moorgate-st
IVENA, THOMAS, cattle teman, Upper Boddington; March 14,

at elever, at office of Sol.. Crosby, Banbury
JONES, EDWARD THOMAS, wine merchant, Neath: March 1,
at one, at office of Messrs. Barnard, Thomas, Tribe, und Co.,

Dccountants, Bristol. Sol.. Morgan, Neath
JONEN, TUOMAS, and JONER, GEORGE, chartermasters, Wellington;

March S, at twelve, at the Charlton Arms hotel, Wellington.

Sol., Marcy. Wellington
JONES WILLIA:, huilder. Stoke-upon-Trent; Feb. 2, at eleven,

at office of Sol., Welch, Longton
KERER, ALFRED, grocer, Croydon: March 5, at one, at the

Guildhall Coffee house, Gresham.st. Sol., Parry, King-st,
Chestside
KIRRAGE, JOSEPH, builder, old windsor; March 1. at two, at the

Adelaide hotel, Windsor. Sol., Roberts, Spring-gardens, White

hall
KNIGUT. LING, farmer, Northampton ; March 6, at two, at office

Sol., Stockton, Banbury
LAVINGTON, HENKY, draper. Clarendon-rd, Notting.hill: March

1, at twelve, at office of Messrs. Ladbury, Collison, and Viney,
Cherpside. Sols., Davidson, Carr, Bannister, and Morris, Bas-

inghall.st
LEAR, THOMAS PALK, woollen manufacturer's agent, Alderman.

bury Postern; Frh. 27, at three, at Mullen's hotel, Ircnmonger-
la, Cheapside. Sol., Barton, Fore-st, Finsbury
MADDOX, WILLIAM, out of business. Deptford ; Feb. 29, at two,

at office of Sol.. Morris, Jermyn-et. St. James's
MANN, HENRY BARONS, agricultural chemist, Leamington

Priors; March 4, at eleven, at office of Sol., Abbott, Leamington

Priors
MANSFIELD, RICHARD. herbalist, Sheffield : March 2, at twelve,

a: 4%, Queen-st, Sheffield. Sol., Tattershall

inn, beturcen 11 and 2 on Tuesdaya. Burn, F. coach driver, 20(harles, J. W, carpenter, first, Is. Jod.-Sy, J. H. jun., out of business, first, is id.-Teruer, W. H. payinnster on board ship, second. 29. 4d. --- Turner, W. St. J. undertaker, first, 1%, 3d.-Perily, E. A. clerk in holy orders, second, Is. 841.- Wellx, E, F, lieutenant RN, fourth, 36, 3dIlmiitli. S. police constable, second, los. 3 d. - Williame, T. clerk, seventh, sd.

BIRTHS, MARRIAGES AND DEATHS.

BIRTHS.
CARELL.-On the 20th inst., at West-hill, Highgate, the wife of

William Lloyd Cabell, of Lincoln's-ion, barrister-at-las, ca

son.
DODD.-On tre oth inst., at Wallingford, the wife of John T.

Dedd, Exq., solicitor, of a daughter.
HIILLIART-On the 16th inst., at Lyonsdown, Barnet, the wife of

T. E. B. Hilird, Esq., of a daughter.
MILLAR.--On the 19th Inst., at 39, Kensington-gardens-quare,

the wife of Frederick Charles James Millar, of the Inner

Temple, harrister at-law, of a daughter
MORRIS.-Recently, at Wandsworth, the wife of W. H. Morris,

solicitor, Swansea, of a son.
MOXOx-On the 16th inst, at Brocklands Villa, Cambridge, the

wife of James H. Moxon, Esq., barrister-at-law, of a daughter. SWARBRECK.-On the 7th inst.. the wife of Chas. McC, Swan breck, Esq., solicitor, Thirsk, of a daughter.

MARRIAGES.
CORY-HERVEY.-On the 19th inst., at All Saints', Kensington,

Henry Cory, Furnival's inn, and Holsworthy, Deron, solicitor,
to Flora Leighton, youngest daughter of the late G. Herres,
Esq., of Westbourne-park
HEALEY-CLONE.--On the 6th inst., at the distret church of

Dringhousex York, Charles Edward Heley Chadwick Hesley,
Esg., of Lincoln's inn, barrister-at-law, to Rosa, only daughter
of John Close, Esq., North Lodge, York.

DEATHS.
BENNETT.-On the 14th inst., at 7, Hampton park, Bristol, ered

33, Edward Holland Bennett, Esq., barrister-at-law,
BURT.-On the 28th Dec., at Montpellier Cottage, Grenada, Fest

Indies, aged 93, Archibald Piguenitt Burt, Attorney General
of the Colony.
ELDRED.-On the 15th inst., at 75, Alexandra-road, St. Johns.
wool, aged 47, Charles Joseph Eldred, of 8, Greas James-street,

Bedford row, solottor.
EVAYS.-On the lith inst., at Wimbledon, William Darid Evans

Esq.. of Lincoln's inn, barrister-at-law, late Fellow of st.

Peters College, Cambridge.
ROSE.-- On the 16th inst..

at 1, Howick.place, Westininster, aged 27, Wiliam Barker Ruse, Esq., of the Inner Temple, barrister. SHAW.-On the 12inst., at %, Charlotte-equare, Edinburgh, aged

76, Patrick Shaw, Esq., advocate,

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