The Contract of Pawn: As it Exists at Common Law, and as Modified by the Pawnbrokers' Acts, the Factors' Acts, and Other Statutes

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Stevens, 1883 - 389 pages

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Page 338 - India warrants, warehouse-keepers' certificates, warrants or orders for the delivery of goods, or any other document* used in the ordinary course of business as proof of the possession or control of goods, or authorising or purporting to authorise, either by indorsement or by delivery, the possessor of such document to transfer or receive goods thereby represented.
Page 317 - ... conditioned personally to try such appeal, and to abide the judgment of the Court thereon, and to pay such costs as may be awarded by the Court...
Page 321 - means the Act of the session of the eleventh and twelfth years of the reign of Her present Majesty, chapter forty-three, intituled " An Act to facilitate the performance of the duties of justices of the peace out of sessions within England and Wales, with respect to summary convictions and orders...
Page 339 - ... shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, being convicted thereof, shall be liable-, at the discretion of the Court, to any of the punishments which the Court may award, as hereinbefore last mentioned.
Page 350 - Liability" shall for the purposes of this Act include any compensation for work or labour done, any obligation or possibility of an obligation to pay money or money's worth on the breach of any express or implied covenant, contract, agreement, or undertaking, whether the breach does or does not occur, or is or is not likely to occur or capable of occurring before the discharge of the...
Page 18 - Notaries, &c., in England and Wales ; the Circuits, Judges, Treasurers, Registrars, and High Bailiffs of the County Courts ; Metropolitan and Stipendiary Magistrates, Official Receivers under the Bankruptcy Act, Law and Public Officers in England, and the Colonies, Foreign Lawyers with their English Agents...
Page 12 - Decrees. Judgments, and Orders in the High Court of Justice and Courts of Appeal, having especial reference to the Chancery Division, with Practical Notes. Fourth Edition. By RH LEACH, Esq., Senior Registrar of the Chancery Division ; PGA 'WILLIAMS, of the Inner Temple, Esq.
Page 350 - ... or give an estimate of the value of his security. In the latter case, he may be admitted as a petitioning creditor to the extent of the balance of the debt due to him, after deducting the value so estimated in the same manner as if he were an unsecured creditor.

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