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RUSSELL ON ARBITRATION. 1245. Mr. R. B. Osborne.] Recently small pro- A TREATISE on the Power and Duty of an ARBL. perties have come under the Court much more than Appendix of Forms and of the Statutes relating to Arbitratiche er

FRANCIS RUSSELL, Esq., M.A., Barrister-at. Law. I vol. Bra i formerly was the case?—There are a class of cases that are moved by junior counsel, and when at the

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BURGE ON THE LAW OF SURETYSHIP, are small amounts. But one case came before me COMMENTARIES on the Law of SURETYSHIP

, and in the course of the present term, in which there was

BURGE, Esq. Q.C, M.A.&c. I vol. 8vo. 185. a debt for a large amount, £10,000 or £20,000. An

STANFIELD'S PRECEDENTS IN CONVEYANCING. application was made on behalf of a Scotch company A COLLECTION of Copyhold PRECEDENTS IN who had lent the money and who had got a mort-gether with Introductory Treatises upon the various transactions en gage ; and though there was not a shilling of inte occurrences incident to Estates of customary tenure, &c. By JOHN T.

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UESTIONS FOR LAW STUDENTS on the Second event of the interest not being paid after a certain or England. By JAMES STEPHEN, Esq. of the Middle Temple, Bat

Edition of Mr. Serjeant Stephen's New Commentaries on the Lan date, an application was made to me to appoint a

rister.at.Law. I vol. 8vo. cloth boards, price 104 6d. receiver over the property, and I expressed a strong CONCISE FOR MS TO FARMIN. Se hele practical Noter. opinion as to the application being one which, if I had any discretion at all upon the subject, I should THE LAW OF HUSBAND AND WIFE. A. Treatise refuse, for I did not consider that it was intended in a

upon Roper's Treatise, and comprising Jacobs' Notes and Addition thereto judgment of that sort to raise £15,000 or £20,000 By J. E. WRIGHT, Esq. of the Inner Temple, Barrister-at-Lar. s role,

royal 8vo. £2 10s boards, out of the rents and profits. But upon looking into the cases, I found that Sir Edward Sugden had, in A TREATISE ON THE LAW OF LEGACIES. Bs Abbolt v. Stratton, decided that the Court had no Gray's.inn; and by H. H. WHITE, Esq., Barrister.at lav, of the Me discretion, and I was therefore against my own feel- dle Temple! Fourth Edition. 2 vols royal svo. £3 3o, board." ings compelled to make that order, and a most op- A TREATISE ON THE LAW OF EVIDENCE, = pressive one it was.

American and other Foreigu Laws, BY JOHN PITT TAYLOR, Esq. 1246. Sir Edward Sugden said it was impossible of the Middle Temple, Barrister.at. Law. 2 vols, royal Sra. £t 10. for any country to prosper with any system existing SELECTION OF LEADING CASES IN Various such as the present system in Ireland, with so much

Branches of the Law, with Notes. By JOHN WILLIAM SMITH,

Esq.. of the Inner Temple, Barrister.at.Law. Third Edition R$ 18 property under the management of the Court; is KEATING, Esq, and JA MES S. WILLES, Esq., of the laner Temple that your opinion ?-I entertain the strongest opi

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with an Appendix, containing the Act 9 & 10 Vic. c. 64, with FREDECH 1247. It is impossible for the Lord Chancellor Affidavits, Rules, Orders, and the Record on a Feigned lasue. By dies himself, in consequence of the practice which has Blackham, Esq., Barrister-at-Law. existed from prescription, to remedy that? I think

8vo. price 168.-free by Post. Sir Edward Sugden's orders are drawn up with the A PRACTICAL TREATISE ON PLEADING BY greatest care, and the greatest anxiety to manage the General Orders. By ALFRED M*FARLAND, Esq., Barristes. Los. the property as well as possible; and I am sure that the Committee, if they read those orders, must highly Recording Regio ProACTICE AND NISI

PRIUS CASES approve of them; and if they have been ineffectual Table of Cases. By J. BLACKHAM, W. J. Dundag, and R. W. Osteert,

RIOR COURTS, and at the AFTER SITTINGS; with Inder med in remedying the evil

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1249. Sir J.Graham.] To return to the question All communications for the IRISH JURIST are to be left, addressed of the limited power of leasing under the Court, do to the Editor, with the Pablisher, E., J. MILLIKEN, 15 COLLEGE you think that it is susceptible of any improvement? columns of the paper cannot be occupied with answers to Ang your -I entertain the opinion, that if you are not in a Manuscripts, &c.

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publication. but you are to consider property as placed perma- TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION-(payable in advance): nently under the Court for a number of years, there Yearly, 30s. Half-yearly, 178. Quarterly, 96 should be the power to make a lease for a definite period, irrespective of the termination of the cause, Printed by THOMAS ISAAC WHITE, at his Printing Office, Na , that is a husdandry lease for 21 years.

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The law of the two countries differed in the summary power to appoint receivers, and in the power

of assignment at law; it coincided in making judge The Legislature have passed “An Act to amend ments charges upon lands from the time of their the Law concerning Judgments in Ireland.” Dur- entry. The first bill placed the law of the two ing its progress through the House of Commons it countries upon the same footing as to receivers, was altered three times, and is now so curtailed of and the power of assignment, and varied it by makits just proportions that no one familiar with its ing judgments in Ireland a charge only from the first appearance could recognize its present features. time of lodging the writ in the sheriff's hands. The English Solicitor-general cut off a limb here, These changes are based upon the evidence given and added a joint there, so hastily that it is not sur- | by Dr. Longfield and Mr. Butt; the former observes, prising that it should have been put together a little I would have judgments placed in the same posiimperfectly.

tion as they were in formerly ; that the judgment What measure could survive the rapid changes creditor should have the right of execution against it underwent, and yet retain a regular and distinc- all the property which the debtor had when he took tive character ? The bill originally contemplated out execution against him, but he should not have that no future judgments were to be a charge upon the right to disturb the possession of any purchaser lands until lodged in the hands of the sheriff, and that of real and personal property from his debtor, and no receivers were to be appointed by petition. The the judgment then would cease to be an incumlatter leit judgments a charge in all cases from their barnce.” entry, where the debt exceeds £150, and even un- / And Mr. Butt, in reply to the following quesder ihat sum in Courts of Equity when administer- tion:- :-“What would you say if it were limited to ing assets, and a receiver may, in all cases, be ob- the estates a man had at the time of obtaining judgtained where the debt exceeds the before mentioned

ment? -I think that would be an improvement; sum, and the judgment is a year old; and it is not but having thought a good deal upon that subject,

a little doubtful whether a receiver cannot be ob- I would be strongly of opinion that the best thing - tained upon a judgment for even so small a sum as

that could be done would be to abolish altogether £10 after the death of the cognizor.

the law, making judgments a charge upon landed The history of the measure shews that it is the property." And again—" I would abolish the law reflex of the opinion of the judges and Irish lawyers of making a judgment a charge upon land, as it now who were examined before the Poor Law and Re- is, I would allow a landed proprietor to borrow ceiver Committees, and that the Solicitor-general money on judgment, under the penalty, if he did took up the subject as a matter of duty, quite

ready not repay it, of having his creditor take him in to adopt the views of “gentlemen opposite.” He execution, or take his goods in execution, or take appears, in fact, to have acted on the belief that his land in execution ; but I would not allow a the law of judgments in Ireland was pretty much judgment to subsist as an indefinite charge upon the same as that in England, and that where it dif- land.” fered, -an assimilation would be desirable, and This evidence was given in March, and the first where it was alike, a change.

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in June—an advanced period of the session ; and be paid in the priority of the judgment, and not to whilst the Receiver Committee was sitting, it be the first charge on the fund. adopted the ideas, and carried out the views of the The Master of the Rolls was examined on the witnesses from whom we have quoted.

28th of June, and he is asked.—“Would you prefer Thus judgments were to be no longer assignable, the government measure, which provides that judg. no longer a charge upon land from the time of ments shall not be assignable, and that after the 31st entry, only from the time of taking it in execution. December next, no judgment creditor shall be ea. This was a bold change, and coming from the law titled to apply to the court for a receiver, or would officer of the Crown, indorsed with his name, that you prefer Sir E. Sugdens proposition, that judge of Lord John Russell, and Sir William Somerville, ments should continue assignable

, but that no jude. should have been a well advised one.

ment creditor should apply for a receiver until 12 The very day before its introduction—if we re- months elapsed, and that a line should be drawn with member rightly - Sir Edward Sugden gave his reference to the amount; and that no receiver should evidence before the Receiver Committee; it was be appointed for property under a certain amount

, very masterly evidence, and much attention was but that the law should remain unchanged with res . naturally directed to it. Though fully alive to the pect to all judgments above that amount ?-It is a evils, connected with the law of judgments, his difficult question to answer what would be the com. knowledge of their magnitude made him cautious parative effect of the two plans ; but if I were at as to the remedy.

liberty to give an indirect answer to the question

, He is asked“ You have said that, whether I would say that I should like to have a compound wisely or not, we have gone too far in establishing of both. I should be disposed to repeal the Act the effect of judgments in both countries to recede. which authorises the assigning of judgments

, and Having given that answer generally, what would try for the present the modified remedy that is proyou say to a revision of the law in Ireland, espe- posed by Sir Edward Sugden, of preventing any cially with respect to judgments being made assign- person from obtaining a receiver unless the judgment able, and the effect of Sir Michael O’Loghlen's act exceeded a certain amount.” more particularly ?- I think it would not be ad. The Solicitor-general must have thought this a visable to take away the power of assigning judg- most happy suggestion—a safe middle course

; it ments, though it may be open to abuse, because enabled him to retain one of the original features now judgments have become almost as universal as of his bill, and retaining that he could afford to alter bills of exchange. I can imagine now a small the rest, so as to harmonise with the views of Sir tradesman getting a judgment for a mere house-Edward Sugden. And, accordingly, on the 13th hold debt, and then assigning it to another person of July, he brought in an amended bill without a in order to avoid the odium of getting a receiver word of explanation; it adopted the £150

range, over his customer's property. I think that not at and he ultimately introduced the clause which gave all desirable, but that is the custom of the country the year of grace, and placed the costs of appointgenerally. It is very desirable, in my opinion, that ing a receiver in the same priority as the debt. Thus the law of Ireland should be altered in this respect; at the fag-end of the session the bill was entirely it might, perhaps, be considered a strong measure changed, and sent up to the House of Lords where to take away receivers upon petitions altogether; it had not time to be discussed ; and so it passed. but I should have no hesitation, if I had the power, That this is the true history of the measure, is in very much limiting the operation of the Sheriffs' obvions, and surely this hasty and feeble spirit of act, and the subsequent acts, and in placing judg- legislation by an English lawyer on an essentially ments in Ireland more upon the footing on which Irish subject is not the spirit or the manner in which they stand in England; for example, if I had the legislation should be conducted. However, the Irish power, I should not hesitate to limit the amount of Bar deserve that it should be so, when the pracmoney for which a judgment should bind the pro- tice is allowed to exist of entrusting Irish Govern. perty, so as to give a right to a receiver under those ment legislation to English Law-officers. acts; that is, would take some reasonable sum Of the measure itself we shall at present write as a proper subject for a judgment and receiver, but little; all the changes that we advocated have considering the expense attending such a proceed- been effected, and but one that we opposed has been ing; but as regards smaller sums, I would leave made-we preferred the former law to that which the creditor to his common law remedies, and to prohibits the legal assignment of judgments. With that credit upon which he no doubt relied when he this exception its main features represent our views, furnished the matters in his trade. If that line but we asked for a little delay, that the measure were drawn, and another provision introduced into might be duly considered, that it might accompany the law, that no judgment creditor should have a a change in the system of receivers, and that its receiver until after a certain period from the time blemishes—the necessary result of precipitanc -of his obtaining a judgment, I think the evil would might be removed. We regret for the sake of the be very much struck at, without alarming, which country that delay was not granted. one would be very unwilling to do, the people in With a little more care the Act could have been Ireland at the change in a law which they seem to rendered more explicit. In point of phraseology be very much attached to.”

nothing can be more awkward than the second These were Sir Edward Sugden's suggestions ; section. he coincided also in the expediency of allowing The judgments to which the Act is applicable is the costs of appointing or extending a receiver, to nowhere defined, and are left to implication except

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the following can be considered a definition: “And 1257. You would not recommend any alteration the judgments to which under this Act the provi in the order in that respect?—No, I think it is sufsions of the said Acts of the 6th of Wm. 4, and 4th ficient as it stands. of her Majesty, shall not extend or be applicable, 1258. Mr. R. B. Osborne.] The receiver comare bereinafter referred to as judgments, subject to municates with the attorney and he makes a state. the provisions of this Act.”

Must it ever be that ment of facts?— Yes, that is one of the objections of our glorious language becomes confused and inex- the present system; and if there were a Master of plicit when applied to the wording of Acts of Par-Receivers, one of the advantages to be derived from

that would be, that the costs would be enormously decreased. If you had such an officer in Dublin,

the business ought not to be done by attorneys, but HOUSE OF COMMONS.

by local receivers communicating with the head officer RECEIVER COMMITTEE,

in Dublin; and if you had the intervention of attorneys

it would be desirable to place them on salaries, by Right Hon. T. B. Smith. June 28.

which you might diminish the expense thousands of (Continued from p. 340.)

pounds. 1250. And to be binding upon the purchaser or

1259. Sir. J. Graham.] An objection has been upon any other party?-Yes, because it would be urged against the law in Ireland with

respect to not open to the owner, if the Master chooses to let it at distraining growing crops; have you formed an opi. an under value, to come to the Court, and complain nion upon

that subject? I formed an opinion at the of the letting.

time the Bill was prepared. 1251. You have pointed out already that it is not

1260. How has it worked ?-I am against the a fixed term of seven years, or during lis pendens, system of distraining growing crops; I cannot say bat that it is terminable whenever the estate is sold how it has worked, but at times there were very op-Yes; in consequence of that, questions have arisen pressive uses inade of that power. It was very much in court, as to the right to what are called emble- the custom to place keepers on properties when the ments. At common law, if a person holds for a

crop was getting ripe, and oppressive use was made term uncertain, determinable by the act of God, he of the power of distraining; upon the whole, I am is entitled to the crop. I remember arguing the disposed to think that the law was rightly altered. case, and succeeding in establishing that that princi- all law proceedings should be taken in the

name of

1261. Chairman.] Do you think it desirable that ple ought to be applied to a lease for seven years, pending the cause; and that if the purchaser went the receiver, in order to get rid of all the difficulties in when there was a crop standing, he ought to give about demises; in fact, that he should represent all the tenant the crop; and that has been acted upon. parties in legal proceedings?-—Yes, I see no objec1252. Would it be necessary by legislation to

tion to that. give the Court the power, or is it within the juris

1262. A great deal of difficulty now arises from diction of the Court to grant longer leases ? I think that cause ? - Yes. it should be done by legislation. It is

very difficult William Tighe Hamilton, Esq-June 29, 1849. to draw the line, as to the power of the Lord Chancellor in making general orders; but when there is Court of Exchequer in Ireland?— The office of Se

1263. Chairman.] What office do you hold in the a complete change in the system, I think the Lord

cond Remembrancer. Chancellor has a right to the sanction of Parliament,

1267. The Chief and Second Remembrancers and ought not to be subject to observations as to discharge analagous duties on the equity side of his introducing novelties never heard of before. 1254. Did not Sir Edward Sugden’s new Rule of of Chancery ? -Precisely; with this difference, that

the Exchequer to what the Masters do in the Court Court give the power of distress to the receiver certain heads of business are done by the one and upon five months, arrear of rent?— Yes, there is a

certain heads by the other, and not a certain quangeneral order upon that point.

1255. Has that order worked well or ill?_1 do tity of all the different kinds by one, and a certain not see any objection to the order; it is the general in the Court of Chancery. What I mean is this,

quantity of all the different kinds by the other, as custom in Ireland that the tenantry should pay their that the Chief Remembrancer disposes of all referrent one half year within the other, and the object ences in causes, and the Second Remembrancer disof fixing five months was a sort of recognition of that. poses of all references in petition matters, audits the A receiver cannot distrain until five months have receivers' accounts, and taxes all costs; so that I elapsed, without the order of the Master; but the have three heads of duties, and he has one; but of general order expressly provides that if he ap- course the one head of business which he discharges plies to the Master and shows any particular circum- is a far more important one than the three heads stances which will make it appear that he ought to which I discharge. distrain immediately, he may obtain power to distrain.

1268. In your position of Second Remembrancer 1256. We have been told that the five months'

have you had ample opportunities of judging of the grace has allowed time for the midnight flight of the I have; for I have audited all the receivers ac

system of the management of estates under receivers ? tenant? If the receiver was to do his duty pro-counts for the last five years, and done all acts neperly and was resident, he could give some hint to the Master, which would lead the Master to order

cessary with respect to the management of the es

tates. an immediate distress.

1269. The estates under the Court of Exchequer

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nine years.

are all cases of creditors' receivers ?All cases of me that taking the rental of the property in the two creditors, except where a minor happens to be incis courts at a million, that amounts as nearly as pos. dentally interested. There are some instances in sible to one-nineteenth of the whole country. Thave which a minor is proceeded against where he has a taken 'some pains to ascertain that, in order to show joint interest with some one else.

the enormous extent of country which is subject to 1271. Can you give the Committee any idea of receivers. the whole amount of property with reference to the

(To be continued.) rental under the Court of Exchequer?— The only way in which I can arrive at that is by the Par

JUST PUBLISHED, liamentary Return made, I think, in 1817, of the

ADDISON ON THE LAW OF CONTRACTS amount in the Courts of Exchequer and Chancery. 1272. You can give nothing but what appears

TREATISE on the Law of CONTRACTS, and Rights A

and Liabilities ex Contractor. By, C. G. ADDISON, Esg, at the upon the Return ?-Nothing more, except by esti

Inner Temple, Barrister.at. Law, Second Edition, 2 vols. 8vo. price Alle mate and my own observation of what goes on.

RUSSELL ON ARBITRATION, 1273. Can you say about what the amount is ? A

TREATISE on the Power and Duty of an ARBI.

TRATOR, and the Law of Submissions and Awards; with a I think by the return it was about £160,000. But Appendix of Forms, and

of the Statutes relating to Arbitration &

FRANCIS RUSSELL, Esq., M.A., Barrister-at.Law. I rol. Eva H there is a great number of accounts both in the Exchequer and in Chancery, more I think in the Ex.

BAYLEY ON BILLS OF EXCHANGE, chequer than in Chancery, which have not hitherto SUMMARY of the Law of Bills of Exchange, Cash Bins, been passed annually, and with regard to some of

Edition, by G. W. 'DOWDESWELL, Barrister-at-Law. I vol, le which there has been a very long lapse of time; for instance, I have within the last month passed several

BURGE ON THE LAW OF SURETYSHIP, accounts which have been standing over for several COMMENTARIES on the Law of SURETYSHTP, and

the Rights and Obligations of the parties thereto. By WILLIAM years, and one which never had been audited for BURGE, Esq. Q.C. M.A.&c. I vol. 8vo. 1&.

STANFIELD'S PRECEDENTS IN CONVEYANCING, 1274. Receivers' accounts?--Receivers' accounts. A COLLECTION of Copyhold PRECEDENTS EN

CONVEYANCING, arranged for general and ordinary wise, to The consequence of that is that the Parliamentary gether with Introductory Treatises upon the various transactions and Return must be to a certain extent defective ; but

occurrences incident to Estates of customary tenure, &c. By JOHN F.

STANFIELD, Esq. l vol. 8vo. 12s, by the nearest estimate I can make out, allowing for

Q" that, I should say there was perhaps £180,000 a

UESTIONS FOR LAW STUDENTS on the Second

Edition of Mr. Serjeant Stephen's New Commentaries on the Low year in the Exchequer; and by a similar process of of England. By JAMES STEPHEN, Esq. of the Middle Temple, les

rister-at-Law. I vol. 8vo, cloth boards, price 108, 6d. reasoning, founded upon the same Parliamentary Return, I think the quantity in Chancery is about CONCISE FORMS OF WILLS, with Practical Notes.

T. . £640,000. 1275. But you find it very difficult to ascertain

THE LAW OF HUSBAND AND WIFE. A Treatise

on the Law of Husband and Wife as respects Property, partly founded the amount from those returns ?-Very difficult ; upon Roper's Treatise, and comprising Jacobs' Notes and Additions thereto.

By J. E. WRIGHT, Esq. of the Inner Temple, Barrister-st. Law, 2 vols because some of the returns are very inaccurate. royal 8vo. £2 10s boards,

1276. They only give those estates where the receiver has accounted ? –Yes; those two together A THREATISE ON THE LAW OF LEGACIES. By will make a total amount in the two courts of

Gray's.inn; and by H. H. WHITE, Esq., Barrister.at. Law, of the Nid.

dle Temple. Fourth Edition, 2 vols, royal 8vo. £3 86. boarde. £800,000. Then from the enorinous rate at which receivers have been latterly appointed and none dis. A TREATISE ON THE LAW OF EVIDENCE, as

administered in England and Ireland; with Illustration Croan thie charged, I should say that it would be a very fair American and other Foreign Laws. By JOHN PITI TAYLOR, 14,

of the Middle Temple, Barrister-at.Law. 2 vols, royal 8vo. 22 10. estimate to say, that the amount now under the two courts is a million.

A

SELECTION OF LEADING 'CASES IN Various

Branches of the Law, with Notes. By JOHN WILLIAM SMITH, -1277. That is creditors' receivers ?-_That is crea

Esq.: of the Inner Temple, Barrister.al.Law. Third Edition Ry &

KEATING. Esq, and "JAMES S. WILLES, Esq., of the Inner Temple ditors' receivers, as distinguished from lunatics and

Barristers at.law. 2 vols, royal 8vo. £2 128.6d. minors.

12mo, price 25. 60.-by Post, s. 1279. Has the amount been increasing very ra. A

TREATISE ON THE LAW OF INTERPLEADER,

containing all the Reported Cases in this country and in England pidly of late ?-It has. As an instance of that I with an Appendix, containing the Act 9 & 10 Vic. c. 64, with Formas de may mention that it appears by the books that we

Affidavits, Rules, Orders, and the Record on a Feigned Issue By Jour

BLACKHAM, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, keep in the Chief Remembrancer's office and in my EDWARD J. MILLIKEN, LAW BOOKSELLER AND office, that for the last five years, the average num

PUBLISHER, 15, COLLEGE GREEN, DUBLIN ber of receivers appointed by the Chief Remembran

All communications for the IRISH JURIST are to be left, addresied cer in causes from the 1st of January to the lot of

to the Editor, with the Publisher, E. J. MILLIKEN, 16, COLLEOE June was 8; this year it has been 32. Then in GREEN. Correspondents will please give the Nane and Addras, as the

columns of the paper cannot be occupied with answers to Anonymous matters which are in my department, I find that Communications_nor will the Editor be accountable for the retund whereas I used for the last five years to appoint an

Manuscripts, &c. average of 12, I have this year appointed 31.

Orders for the IRISH JURIST left with E. J. MILLIKEN, !, COL 1280. That is in judginent matters ?- In judg

LEGE GREEN, or by letter (post.paid), will ensure its punctual delinery

in Dublin, or its being forwarded to the Country, by Post, on the day of ment matters.

publication, 1282. Are they generally judgments above £100 TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION-(payable in advance): or under ?) should say decidedly the average are

Yearly, 30s. Half-yearly, 178.

Quarterly, 9s. under £100.

Printed by THOMAS ISAAC WHITE, at his Printing Office, No 6, 1283. Is there any means, in appointing receivers

FLEET.STREET, in the Parish of St. Andrew, and published at ! in those small cases, of testing the fitness of the per

COLLEGE OREEN, in same Parish, by EDWARD JOHNSTON

MILLIKEN, residing at the same place, all being in the County of the son to be a receiver ? -- Very little. It appears to City of Dublin. Saturday, September 8, 1849,

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