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by the said E. J. Jones with costs, such costs not | Wallace and Arthur Welch of the Inner Temple; lands, (2) stock in the funds, (3) mortgages of to include the costs of the proceedings before me Charles Henry Wharton, of the Middle Temple; freehold interests in lands, (4) mortgages of lease. on the 7th Aug. last.
Sydney Edward Williams, of Lincoln's.inn; hold interests in lands, (5) furniture, (6) money Bretherton applied to his Honour to make an Robert Wilson and William Henry Charles Wilson, at his bankers, and (7) money owing to him in order upon the trustee for the return of the of the Middle Temple ; and Arthur Yates, of business, devises and bequeaths all his real and promissory note in his possession, which was sur Lincoln's.inn. At an examination of students of personal property to trustees, to be divided rendered by Jones on the execution of the bill of the Inns of Court in Hindu and Mahommedan amongst oharitable institutions. State if the will sale by Wilson.
Law, and laws in force in British India, held at will take effect as to the whole property, or, if The application was opposed by Mr. Moore, on Lincoln's-inn.hall, on the 27th, 28th,
and 29th of not, as to what parts it will be inoperative, and the ground that Mrs. Wilson, one of the guaran- October, 1873, the Council of Legal Education why? tors to the note, was not before the court. awarded to Messrs. George William Cline, of the 24. H., by his will, gives a legacy of £500 to his
His HONOUR declined to make the order, and Middle Temple; Thomas Von Donop Hardinge, wife's sister (a strangor), and directs his executor left it to Mr. Bretherton to consider what further of the Inner Temple, Charles Dalton Clifford to pay it on her attaining twenty-one. She sur. course he would take in regard to the application. Lloyd, of Lincoln's-ion, George McWatters
and vives H., and dies under twenty-one. Who is Raj Kissen Sen, of the Inner Temple, John entitled to the legacy, and why? Tweedie and Henry Charles Creighton Wood, of 25. If, say, 100 acres of land be limited by deed,
Lincoln's-inn, certificates that they have satis. or devised by will, to H. for life, remainder to his LEGAL NEWS.
factorily passed an examination in the subjects right heirs, what 'estate does H. take ? and state above mentioned.
what governs the construction of such limitation. It is stated that Government have determined PRESENTATION TO A SOLICITOR.-A new Town 26. A tenant for life, with power of leasing, mort. to give Mr. Vernon Harcourt the refusal of the hall for Lewes, built by public subscription on gages his estate. Is he thereby prevented from Solicitor Generalship.
somo land belonging to the Lewes Provision exercising his power? May or may not stipula. PATENTS.-From the recently.issued Report on Market having just been completed, the following tions be made on the mortgage for the exercise Patents it appears that the aggregate surplus vote of thanks, emblazoned, framed and glazed, of such power, and what would in ordinary cases income, on balance of accounts, from 1852 to last and surmounted with the Lewes arms, was on be proper ? year amounts to 1,612,9281.
Saturday last presented to the clerk. It bears 27. What is meant by the merger of a term ? Hon. J. BANCROFT Davis has presented to the the following : " Lewes Town and Record Room. and what are the requisites to effect it? Bar Association of New York a set of books-. At a meeting of the Commissioners of the Lewes 28. Where terms of years are created by settle. seventeen in number-containing a full report of Provision Market, held at the above room, on ments ; what are the events usually expressed in the proceedings of the Geneva arbitration. Tuesday the 7th October, 1873. It was moved by the proviso for cesser of such terms ?
THE NEW VICE-CHANCELLOR.- Mr. Charles Mr. Frederick Flint, seconded by Mr. Thomas 29. What separate right has a mortgagor or Hall , the new Vice-Chancellor, took his seat for Bruce, sen., and carried unanimously, That the mortgagee to lease premises
which are in mort. the first time on Thursday morning, in his court in best thanks of the Commissioners of the Lowes gage ? and what would be the lessee's tenancy Lincoln's.inn, and proceeded to dispose of the Provision Market be given to Wynne E. Baxter, holding a lease from one of them without con. business in the list for the day.
Esq., their Clerk, for the able and efficient manner currence of the other ? On Monday evening next, the 17th inst., the in which he has discharged the duties appertaining 30. Within what period must an estate vost opening meeting of the session of the Social to that office, and als for the services rendered when limited by way of future use or executory Science Association will be held at their rooms in by him during the construction and completion of devise ? From what time is such period reckoned Adam-street, Adelphi, when Mr. Thomas Web- the New Town and Record Room, and that the 31. A woman, having real property, marries ster, Q.C., F.R.S., will read a paper." On Copy. High Constables of the Borough of Lewes be without any settlement. What interest in that right as affecting the Property of British Authors requested to have a copy of this resolution illu. property does her husband acquire on the mar. in Foreign countries." The chair will be taken minated and presented to him-(Signed) Robert riage ? and has he any, and, if any what, powers at eight o'cloak.
Crosskey, Chairman, Senior High Constable of over it ? SOLICITORS ELECTED MAYORS 1873-4.-Folke- the Borough of Lewes."
32. A married woman is entitled to money stone-Mr. William Wightwick (2nd time); King's
secured by bond. Her husband dies in her life. Lynn-Mr. J. 0. Smetham (5th time). Mr. Wil.
time before the bond is paid off. Who becomes liam Nichols Marcy, solicitor, Bewdley, and clerk
entitled thereto? If the woman dies, leaving of the peace for the county of Worcester, who
LAW STUDENTS JOURNAL,
her husband and a child, who can recover the resigned the office of town clerk in May last, after
money ? forty.one years' service, was unanimously elected QUESTIONS FOR THE FINAL EXAMINA.
33. What powers are usually inserted in marmayor of the borough of Bewdley on the 10th inst.
riage settlements where large estates are limited THE WINTER CIRCUITS.-Up to the time of
in strict settlement, and by whom and under what
MICHAELMAS TERM, 1873.-FIRST DAY. going to press the times for holding the winter
authority are they to be exercised ? circuits had not been fully fixed. So far as at
34. State the difference between a jointure and present arranged they stand thus : Division 1 Questions 1 to 5 inclusive.
a dower ? How is the former constituted, and (Mr. Justice Keating), Stafford, Nov. 29; Wor- II.- Common and Statute Law, and Practice of how does the latter arise ? cester, Dec. 6; Hants (Winchester), Dec. 11;
35. In what form should a mortgage of leasehold Somerset (Taunton), Dec. 18. Division 2 (Mr. 6. State the enactment of “The Common Law property be taken and state, shortly, what Justice Archibald), Leeds, Nov. 29 ; Chester, Deo. Procedure Act 1854,”
as to actions on lost instru. provisions should be inserted in it. 10; Glamorgan (Cardiff), Dec. 15; Gloucester, ments.
SECOND DAY. Dec. 19. Division 3 (Mr. Baron Pigott), Kent 7. Should the loss be pleaded, what course (Maidstone), Dec. 1; Sussex (Lewes), Dec. 4; should the plaintiff's attorney take ?
IV.-Preliminary. Essex (Chelmsford), Dec. 8; Surrey (Kingston), 8. When should coverture be pleaded in abate- Questions 36 to 40 inclusive. Dec. 11; Warwick, Dec. 15. Division 5 (Mr. ment, and when in bar ?
V.-Equity and Practice of the Courts. Justice Quain and Mr. Baron Pollock), Man. 9. How may a judgment obtained against & 41. Explain the meaning of the maxims, “He chester, Nov. 29; Liverpool, Dec. 10. The num. British subject residing out of the jurisdiction? who seeks equity must do equity,” and “ Equity ber of cases in each division already given will no 10. In what case, and how, may a party pro considers as done that which ought to be done." doubt be considerably increased before the “ com. ducing a witness impeach his credit ?
Give an instance of the application of each of mission day.”
11. State what the law is as to stoppage in such maxims. THE INNS OF COURT.-At the general examina- transitu.
42. State the different kinds of trusts recogtion of students of the Inns of Court, held at 12. What is the effect of a plea denying the nised by our courts of equity. Lincoln's-inn-hall, on the 30th and 31st of October, agreement, with respect to the evidence necessary 43. Define an implied trust, a resulting trust, and the 1st of November, 1873, the Council of for the plaintiff in an action on a guarantee ? and a constructive trust. Give an example of Legal Education awarded an exhibition of twenty: 13. Explain the axiom “ Actio personalis moritur each. five guineas per annum, to continue for a period cum persona,” stating exceptions to the rule. 44. In the absence of a clause empowering of three years, to Sidney Woolf, of the Middle 14. What claims may be set-off ?
trustees for sale to give receipts, can a purchaser Temple ; and certificates that they have satis- 15. State the periods of limitation under the from them pay his purchase-money without being factorily passed a public examination to the Hon. statutes in respect to simple, and special contract bound to see to the application of it? State the William Ashburnham, Messrs. Thomas Barclay, claims.
authority for your answer. William Houstan Boswall, of the Inner Temple; 16. In what cases is infancy a defence ? In what 45. In the absence of any direction on the suband Christopher Cavanagh, of the Middle Temple; not ?
ject in a will, from what time, and at what rate, Montagu Clementi, Walter Wilson Leroux Cosser, 17. What is the pleading rule as to defences is interest on pecuniary legacies payable; and James Sutherland Cotton, and Edward Morton arising after the commencoment of an action ? what are the exceptions to the general rule ? Daniel, of Lincoln's-inn; George St. Leger 18. What is necessary to make an equitable 46. If a pecuniary legacy be given to a creditor Daniels, of the Middle Temple; Madgwick defence a good defence to an action?
of the testator, in what cases will it be considered George Davidson, of Lincoln's-inn; William 19. Describe a good tender, showing how a an extinguishment of the debt, and in what cases Oldham Dawson, of the Inner Temple; John tender may be invalidated by the mode in which will it be otherwise ? William Edwards, of the Middle Temple; William it is made.
47. State the distinction between a legal and Evans and Reginald Gray, of the Inner Temple ; 20. State some of the provisions of the Carriers' an equitable debt; and give examples of each. William Manning Harris, of Lincoln's-inn; Jesse Act (11 Geo. 4 & 1 Will. 4, c. 68) as to carriers' 48. Are foreign judgments regarded in equity Herbert, Robert Johnson, and Sydney Twentyman liability for loss of goods exceeding the value of as specialty or simple contract debts; and to Jones, of the Middle Temple; William Frank £10.
which class are Irish judgments considered to Jones, of Lincoln's-inn; Cecil George Kellner, of
belong? the Inner Temple ; James Knighton,
of the Middle 24. B. buys 1000 acres of land which are con. 49. If real estate be charged by will with the Temple ; John Gilbert Kotze, of the Inner Temple; veyed to him in fee simple. He dies intestate, payment of the debts of a testator, will such William James Laidlay and John Kirkwood Loys, leaving a grandson (issue of a deceased daughter), charge have the effect of reviving a debt which is of the Middle Temple ; William Samuel Lily, of a great grand-daughter (issue of a deceased son), statute-barred ? the Inner Temple; John Page Middleton and and two daughters. Who will be entitled by 50. Is an executor, under the usual decree for Frank Normandy, of the Middle Temple; Alfred descent to B.'s land ? Give an authority for your the administration of an estate, entitled to retain Nundy, of Lincoln's-inn; William Blake Odgers, answer.
a debt due to him (though statute-barred) in pre. of the Middle Temple ; James Patten and James 22. If lands are devised charged with the pay. ference to other creditors of equal degree? Biggs. Porter, of the Inner Temple ; Arthur ment of debts alone, or charged with the payment 51. State some of the objections to an equitable Horatio Poyser, of Lincoln's inn; Meering of debts and legacies together, or charged with mortgage as a security. Bloomfield Seager, of the Middle Temple ; William legacies only, can the devisee in either, and, if in 52. Within what time, after the coming in of the Sheepshanks, of the Inner Temple; Samuel either, which, of those cases make a good title to last auswer (where there are more defendants than Stephens, of Lincoln's-inn; Edward Storr, of the a purchaser or mortgage without his being one), must the plaintiff in case of need, obtain an Inner Temple : William John Tanner, Harold obliged to look to the discharge of such debts and order to amend his bill, and within what time Thomas, and John Tweedie, of_Lincoln's-inn ; | legacies ?
after the date of the order must the amendments Henry Vansittart, of the Middle Temple ; James 23. A testator being possessed of (1) fee simple' be made ?
53. Under what circumstances will biddings be trespass on the rights of the legal Profession, but fession properly represented in the House of opened; what time is allowed for the parpose; it is even more singular that they should send Commons, and all futuro legislation watched by and what steps must be taken by the person their circulars to solicitors themselves. You will the society, and its influence brought to bear upon desirous of opening the biddings ?
observe that their circular offers, or is supposed it. It is consoling to know that we have at least 54. When a bill of discovery (not seeking relief) to offer, very great inducements to the country two eminent London solicitors in Parliament at has been filed, and an answer put in, at what time, practitioner, as it states that their scale enables the present time. One object of the society, I and by what means, can the defendant obtain his him to secure to himself nearly the full benefit of propose, must be to increase that number until costs ?
his charges; but I am sure all respectable country solicitors are fairly represented in the Lower 55. In what cases, if any, will the court deprive practitioners would prefer transacting their busi. House. There are, to my knowledge, several & father of the custody of his children, being ness through their London agents. The Incor- counties in England which do not possess minors ? Mention cases, if any, in which such porated Law Society should really take notice of any local law Society, and I have observed power has been exercised, and the grounds on letters of this nature, but it seems to view all that where such is the case, the esprit de which the court has interfered.
inroads upon the rights and emoluments of the corps is much lower than in those counties where
Profession with perfect apathy and indifference. such societies exist. The society need not wait VI.-Bankruptcy.
BRUTUS. for a building, there is a magnificent quadrangle 56. What is the amount of the debt or debts
at the Inns of Court Hotel in London, which due to the petitioning creditor or creditors re- PRACTICE IN THE COLONIES.—May I ask the would accommodate all who would assemble at quisite to found an adjudication in bankruptcy favour of your inserting this letter in the next the annual meeting, and I know of public rooms against a debtor ?
publication of your widely diffused and influential in all the other towns I have named where similar 57. State some of the principal acts of bank. journal. I write, Sir, to ask the opinion of your accommodation could be obtained. I do not proruptcy.
self (if I am not asking too much), as also to fess to give anything like a detailed scheme. I, at 58. From what time is the bankruptcy deemed obtain the opinions of some of your readers who present, have only sketched a very rough outline, to commence ?
are best calculated to give reliable information on but I trust that those, who like myself, have the 59. State, generally, what property is, and what the subject of this letter, which is undoubtedly interests of the Profession at heart, and recognise property is not, divisible among the bankrupt’s one which affects very closely a great many young its requirements, will join me in elaborating a creditors.
members of the Profession, and many who, like scheme which shall, at some future time, deserve 60. What are the rights and powers of the myself, are lawyers in embryo. I have for some the acknowledgments of our branch of the Protrustee in bankruptcy with respect to unmarket. | time past been surprised to see the very large fession. AN ATTORNEY-AT-LAW OF TEN able shares in companies, or land burdened with number of applicants for admission as attorneys
YEARS' STANDING. covenants ?
at each term, and I feel sure that all of them 61. What debts are entitled to priority of pay- cannot be provided for, or ai least as gentlemen ment?
with good education should be, out of the law 62. What are the rights of a landlord for arrears business done by our branch of the Profession,
NOTES AND QUERIES ON of rent due from the bankrupt? unless, indeed, the public, taking our sad circum
POINTS OF PRACTICE. 63. Have the creditors any, and what, power stances into consideration, with a charitable of removing the trustee in bankruptoy, and intent, should become more than usually litigious. Norice.-We must remind our correspondents that this appointing another trustee in his place?
The question of emigration suggests itself as a column is not open to questions involving points of law 64. What settlements by the bankrupt are void remedy to many minds, my own included, and it
such as a solicitor should be consulted upon. Queries will
be excluded which go beyond our limits. against the trustee in bankruptcy ?
is upon this important subject I ask the favonr of N.B. - None are inserted unless the name and address of the 65. What is the mode of proceeding if a debtor your opinion, and the insertion of these few lines. writers are sent, not necessarily for publication, but as a desires to liquidate his affairs by arrangement ? If a gentleman has passed through his articles
guarantee for bona fides. 66. What is the effect of bankruptcy on a person here in England, and has been admitted, would it being a member of the House of Commons ? be necessary for him to serve under fresh articles
Queries. 67. What is the effect of bankruptcy of one of in one of our colonies (Australia for example) in
10. ARTICLES, I was articled in March 1872 for five several partners in a firm ?
order to enable him to practise there as a soli. years, therefore the half of my term expires during the 68. What are the conditions on the fulfilment of citor ? Would thus going to Australia, after long vacation 1874. Is Easter Term 1874 the earliest in which the court is authorised to grant the bank. having been articled here, necessitate an entirely which I can be examined for my Intermediate, or can I rupt an order of discharge ?
VETUS. new course of legal study? What would be some go up in Hilary 1874? 69. What are the liabilities of an undischarged of the greatest difficulties and disadvantages of bankrupt to the creditors under his bankruptcy. an English solicitor thus emigrating? I have 11. Stamp.-Will one of your correspondents kindly
70. State some of the principal cases in which a often heard the question of the advisability of inform me whether a copy court roll admittance ont of bankrupt will be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, “trying the colonies” suggested by young law.court of a mortgagee requires a stump, and what? and on conviction be liable to imprisonment ?
C. B. A, yers and those about to become such. Indeed, as
far as I can see and hear, the subject engages VII. - Criminal Law, and Proceedings before many minds, so that I feel assured that if you
12. Poor LAW.-A young union clerk, a solicitor,
would be glad if any of his professional brethren can Magistrates.
would answer these queries you would not only be inform him if they know of any case in which a grand71. What are the three great classes into which obliging myself, but also would be conferring a
child (being of sufficient ability so to do) has been comcrimes are generally divided ?
great benefit on the Profession, especially its pelled to contribute to the support of bis grandfather 72. To which of these crimes does embezzlement younger members. There no prospect, so far
or grandmother, and under any and what statute.
G, K, of money by a clerk amount; and what is the as I can see, of the demand for legal labour in. punishment for it ?
creasing, and, this being so, if the labour increases, 13. LEGACY DUTY.-J. G. by deed settled his real and 73. How does a conviction of felony affect the as it appears to be doing fast, it can only have personal estates upon trustees in trust, first for himself property of the prisoner ?
one effect, namely, that the remuneration for that during his life, and upon his decease to convert the said 74. How far are strikes or combinations of labour must decrease, which decrease, I am sure,
estates into money, and out of the same money to pay workmen to raise the price of labour lawful, or the man who has paid so heavily for his legal | thereof to his nephew J. T. The settlement contains
to A. T., bis sister-in-law, £70, and the remainder the reverse ?
education, admittance, and certificate to practise, Do power of revocation. Is the legacy to A. T., his 75. Is evidence by comparison of handwriting as most men do, cannot possibly bear. Under sister-in-law, subject to legacy duty ? if so, at what admissible in criminal cases ? these circumstances then, Sir, would it not be rate of duty per cent ?
R. H. J. 76. In what cage can a person indicted and dis- beneficial to the Profession at large if the emigracharged recover costs from the prosecutor ? tion of some of its members took place ?
14. NOT PROVEN.-Will any of your experienced 77. Is housebreaking felony or misdemeanor, tions.
AN INQUIRER. readers answer me the following question? Can a cri. and what is the punishment for the offence ?
minal be arraigned the second time fin Scotland with 78. What is the local extent of the jurisdiction THE INTERESTS OF THE PROFESSION.-I fully the verdict not proven ? of the Central Criminai Court?
agree with the editorial remarks which appeared 79. If A. steal a coat in Middlesex and is in the Law TIMEs of the 1st inst., and with what 15. POWER.-A, has a power of appointment of freefound with it on him in a county beyond the was written by your correspondent, “A. B.,” in holds" by writing under his hand and seal.” Can the jurisdiction of the Central Criminal Court, where the same impression. When that gentleman power be exercised by a will according to the Wills Act
(1 Vict. c. 26) and not sealed ? The Act provides (s. 10) should he be tried for the larceny?
wrote, “Solicitors should combine, and, by acting that if executed as there set forth a will shall be a valid 80. How many justices of the peace must attend in concert, uphold their privileges and secure their exercise of a power of appointinent notwithstanding a to constitute a court of quarter sessions in a full emoluments," he hit upon the true and only further solemnity is required by the instrument giving county beyond the Central Criminal Court ? remedy for most of the professional ills from
But see West v. Ray (K 392). Is sealing 81. Can a convicted felon give evidence, or be a which we suffer. Even our bucolic fellow-subjects also Prideaux (4th edit., vol. 2, p. 269).
not an “additional solempity" within the Act? See
A. B. A. jaryman ?
in Warwickshire have recently taught us the 82. In what cases can husband and wife give power of combination. The present and past evidence against each other?
administrations have had to yield to the effects of 16. CONVEYANCING.-A., by arrangement with B., pur83. How far is the evidence of an accomplice, well-concerted joint action, although they may chased freehold and copyhold land to be conveyed to C. with promise of pardon, admissible ?
have regarded acknowledged grievances urged (the son of A. and son-in-law of B.). The contract was 84. Is duelling, where death ensues, murder or by individuals without
such combination with in the name of A., to whom by mistake the land was manslaughter?
supreme contempt. The practical question is, afterwards conveyed, the purchase money b-ing paid by 85. What is the general rule in criminal cases How are solicitors to combine?. I would suggest devising other lands, given all his residuary, real, and
B. A, died, having by his will dated in 1868, after as to the admissibility in evidence of the declara. the formation of a new Solicitors' Association personal estate, to two trustees upon trust to convert rations of dececased persons ?
with head quarters in the metropolis and a branch and divile the proceeds amongst his children living at in every county town in England and Wales. As the his decease. The above mistake was not discovered object is to make it truly represent the just re
until the estate had been wound-up, when, upon learning CORRESPONDENCE OF THE quirements of the Profession at large, the sub.
the facts the testator's other children agreed to any scription should be small (say a guinea or half a children, including two married daughters an i a daughter
course requisite to rectify the error. The testator left five PROFESSION,
guinea a year), so that as many as possible now a minor. One of the trustees is now of unsound NOTE.-This Department of the Law TIMES being open to
might be induced to enrol themselves as members. mind, but it is believed he understands the position of free discussion on all professional topics, the Editor is not
It should have a general meeting of its members the matter sufficiently to execute any necessary deed. responsible for any opinions or statements contained in it. once a year in London, and occasional meetings advisable to take, and would any deed which may be
What course, under the circumstances, wonld it be in the large provincial towns, such as Liverpool, executed require acknowledgment by the married LAW AGENTS.-I inclose you a circular and Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Nottingham, I woman ?
SUBSCRIBER. scale of charges which were received by my firm &c., which should be the seats of the district com. this morning, in an envelope marked private (and mittee meetings. At such general meetings the 17. SALE OF Goong-STATUTE OF Frauds.-Is a cheque well it might be), from some people calling them. general and district committees should be ap
for the value of goods over £10, drawn by the purchaser, selves “ Law Agents and Accountants, Joint Stock pointed, and the reqnirements of the Profession and delivered by the purchaser of the goods to the Companies' Registration Agents, and Law Sta- thoroughly discussed and a programme agreed him as payment for the go
vendor at the time of the purchase, and accepted by
sufficient to satisfy the tioners,” hailing from Southampton-row. It is upon. One of the chief objects of this association statute as "something in earnest to bind the bargain truly astonishing how such people are allowed to 'must be to have the lower” branch of the Pro.'or in part payment,” no part of his goods having been
received by the purchaser, nor any pote or memo- (Q. 4.) AGENTS AND DEBT COLLECTORS.-By leave of not conferring an interest expectant on death on the randum signed, &c.; and the cheque having been dis- the judge of a County Court any person may appear person in whose favour the same shall be made, shall be honoured before delivery of the goods ? If yes, quote instead of the party to address the court:" (15 & 16 accompanied by the reservation or assurance of or concases,
R. G. B. Vict. c. 54, s. 10.) What persons not attorneys may not tract of any benefit to the grantor, or any other person,
do is set out in 6 & 7 Vict. c. 73, s. 2, and the penalties for any term of life or for any period ascertainable only 18. IXXKEEPER-LOSS OF PROPERTY -NEGLIGENCE. - for disobedience are prescribed by the 23 & 24 Vict. by reference to death, such disposition shall be deemed 1. occupies an inn at D. He also occupies (under a c. 127, 8. 26.
Z. Y. to confer at the time appointed for the determination of different landlord) a booth on a racecourse, such booth
such benefit an increase of beneficial interest in such being about two miles from the inn, and only used
The judges of the Courts who allow these pests to during the race week for the sale ale and spirits. On
appear are as much or more to be condemned than the property, as a succession equal in annual value to the Wednesday in the race week Y. handed his overcoat to
agents" themselves. Perhaps the best remedy is yearly amount or yearly value of the benefit so reserved, the waiter at the booth with the sanction of A. to take provided by the Stamp Act, 1870, ss. 59, 60. It is, how
assured, or contracted for, on the person in whose care of. The coat was afterwards lost or stolen. Y, ever, a difficult question to deal with, especially when
favour such disposition sball be made." As the quesDow claims damages for the loss. A. admits the facts, they are countenanced as they are by those before whom
tion supposes a sale in consideration partly of cash and but says he is not liable as an innkeeper, the booth not
they appear. See also 6 & 7 Vict., c. 73, s. 2; 23 & 24 partly of an annuity, it would appear to be a transaction being part of his inn, and that Y. was not a guest.
Vict., c. 127, s. 26. A person may be indicted for acting within the exception of "a boria fide sale," and therefore ag an attorney, when not admittkd or enrolled : (R. V.
no succession duty would be payable. Legacy duty is Will any of your correspondents kindly give me their opinion and refer me to any cases ?
clearly payable under A.'s will for the proceeds of the W.B. Buchman, 8 Q. B. 883; 15 L. J., 2 B. 227, 13 J. 423, Q.B.)
A. F. W.
sale under that will, but not succession duty upon the
falling in of the annuity. I shall be glad to elicit
Unauthorised persons who practise as attorneys further opinion upou the point, as a somewhat similar 19. CASE WANTED.-Where can I find a report of or solicitors may be either indicted or proceeded against case has occurred to me.
D. Waite v. Waite decided in the Divorce Court a few years for a contempt of Court. (See Pulling's Law of At
H. G. (25 L. T. Rep. N. S. 847.-ED.]
LAW SOCIETIES, (Q. 5.) SUCCESSION DUTY ACT.-Succession duty, cal. 20. COUTTY COURT-EQUITY_FEES.-A decretal order
culated in the usual way, is payable by the present provides that property be sold with the approbation of owner in respect of the cesser of the annuity. When
LEGAL PRACTITIONERS' SOCIETY. the judge, and that conditions of sale and abstracts be
he purchased in 1871, his solicitor should have foreseen The following is a prospectus issued by this prepared, subject to the approval of the registar. This
that duty would sooner or later be payable on the Society:
cesker of the annuity, and should have had it allowed for Decessitates the registrar (A) sitting to inquire into
This society has for its object the reform of the fitness and approve of auctioneer and time and place of
out of the purchase-money. The case was analogous sale ; also to inquire into value of property and fix reto that of a purchase from tenant for life and remain
existing state of the Legal Profession. The want serve bids, and (B) to peruse and settle conditions and
derman. As to the rate of duty, by the combined effect of such a society has long been felt, and the abstracts, &c., for which no fees are set out in the
of sects. 5 and 15 of the Succession Duty Act, the duty demand for it has been rendered all the more table of fees. Can any brother registrar tell me from
will be the same as would have been payable by A., that imperative by the recent and the impending legis. experience or cases if for A the fee for sitting to make
is, 10 per cent.
Τ. Ε. Η.
lative changes in our judicial system. inquiries may be made; or any fee may be charged for I think that no duty is payable, since A., “ the Societies for promoting these changes, as well either A or B? REGISTRAR COUNTY COURT, person originally entitled "(see sec. 15) was never liable as societies for the amendment of the law itself, to pay any. An able paper on the succession duties ap
already exist. This society is of a less ambitious peared in the Law Times of the 4th Jan, last, to which 21. REPUDIATION OF BET.-A. bets B. that his neigh. I would recommend reference.
character, and will confine its operations to the bour's horse is black ; B. bets A. that it is not. They
reform of proved abuses in connection with the
The question involves very difficult considera- Profession only each put £2 into the hands of C. as stakeholder. A. and B.
tions, which in all probability will require judicial augo to see the horse and return satisfied that it is black. thority in order to a satisfactory solution. Z. Y.
Although its basis is thus restricted, it will have A demands the money from C.; B., although satisfied
no lack of work to perform. Among the subjects that the horse is black, and that he has fairly lost,
which are likely to engage its attention may be "backs out” of the bet, and orders C. not to pay A. bis (Q. 6.) LOCAL AUTHORITY UNDER THE Gas Works mentioned the following: (B.'s) £2 to A. C., however, pays it to A., the winner. CLAUSES ACT.-If A. F. W. had used & reasonabie I be safe in so doing, under 8 & 9 Vict. c. 109, 8. 18. or
1. To define the rules of etiqnette of the Legal degree of diligence before pepning his query he would is be liable to an action by B. for money had and re. have read sect. 4 of the Gas Works Clauses Act 1871;
Profession, and reduce them to a written ceived ? I have read Varney v. Hickman (17 L. J. 102.C.P.), sect. 2 of the Gas and Water Works Facilities Act 1870,
code. but there the bet was repudiated before the event was and these sections would have led him to schedule A, of 2. To define the rights and liabilities of the two ascertained, whereas in the case before put B. did not the last mentioned Act, where he will find the desired
branches of the Legal Profession inter se, "back out,” till after the event, was clearly ascertained information.
as well as in relation to the public.
3. To place the government of the Legal Pro22. Lessors UNDER MARRIAGE SETTLEMENT.-A. is The contract appears to have been one and indivisible.
fession on a sound representative basis. entitled to an individual sbare in copy holds (as a joint If B., therefore, in the first action could have recovered
4. To protect the Legal Profession against the tenant) which were included in the settlement on her the further sum-but did not adduce evidence in sup.
depredations of unqualified men. marriage with B., now deceased, who covenanted to
port of his claim-he will be barred if he has elected Members of the Legal Profession of every deprocure A., on her majority, to surrender her interest
under 9 & 10 Vict. c. 95, S. 82, and County Court Com. therein to the trustees upon the trusts of the settle. mon Rule, No. 74 of 1867, to accept the money paid solicitors, special pleaders, conveyancers, proc.
gree, whether “barristers ment, which has never been done. It is now desired by into court in full satisfaction of his claim, otherwise by all who are interested in the copyholds to grant a lease the same rule “ the cause may proceed." z. Y.
tors, articled clerks, or students of the Inns of thereof. Who are the proper lessors ? and would it be efficient if the beneficiaries demised and the trustees
The splitting of causes of action is not allowed ; annual subscription, 58. The expenses are not
Court, are eligible for membership. Members' ratified and confirmed ?
A. B, A, but even assuming that Nos. 2 and 5 involved separate
causes of action, B. could not now sue; for if the likely to be great, and the subscription has been 23. THE TIPPLING ACT.-Can wine to the value of 20s. causes of action may be joined they must (Girling v.
fixed at an almost nominal amount, to secure the wheo consumed on the premises be recovered in an
Aldus, 2 Keble, 617.)
H, G. adhesion of as many of the Legal Profession as action at law? the Tippling Act only appearing to
possible. Moral influence is much more needed apply to spirituous liquors, and the County Court Act tu beer, cider, &c.
(Q. 8.) INTEREST IN LAND.-S. A. should have given than material aid. Any movement for the reform A. B. A.
the circumstances relative to the agreement for mort. of the existing state of the Legal Profession, to gage. An agreement for a mortgage, where the deeds are be permanently successful, must necessarily pro
deposited, is not within the Statute of Frauds as in such ceed from within, and secure the hearty co-operaAnswers.
a case, “ the contract is not to be performed but is exe(Q. 1.) RELEASE OF DEBT BY WILL-LEGACY DUTY.cuted :" Russell v. Russell (1 Bro. C. C. 269). In order
tion and support of both branches of the ProLegacy duty must be paid : (Attorney-General v. Holbrook,
to constitute an equitable mortgage it is essential that fession. 3 Yo. & Jers. 114).
Members of Parliament, and other laymen of Z. Y.
there should be an actual delivery, for a mere verbal - The forgiveness of a debt by will is in law a legacy, ticient : Ex parle Coombe, in Re Beavan (4 Mad. 259); Ex president. The annual subscription of vice-presi.
agreement to make a deposit of this kind will be insuf- distinction, are eligible for the office of viceand is subject to lapse by the death of the debtor in the
parte Coming (9 Ves. 1171, and equity will not enforce dents is 1 guinea. Donors of 5 guineas are eligible testator's lifetime : (Elliott v. Davenport, 1 P. Wins. 83 ; Toplis v. Baker, 2 Cox.. 118; Izon v. Butler ; 2 Price, 34 ;
the specific performance of a written agreement to bor. but she and compare Sibthorpe v. Moxon, 3 Atk. 580.) row a sum of money on mortgage: (Rogers v. Challis, 27
as life vice-presidents. Beav. 175.)
A. A. R.
Any further information may be obtained from The observations of the Chief Baron in the judgment in Toplis v. Baker as to the mode of preserving a legacy It would appear from Jeakes v. White (21 L. J. 265,
the Hon. Secretary, Charles Ford, Esq., at the from lapse are worth reading. When a testator by will Ex.), that an agreement for a mortgage of freehold land office of the Law TIMES, 10, Wellington-street, releases a debt, this is in legal operation a legacy, so as is an interest in land within the meaning of the 4th Strand, London, W.C., to whom all communica. to carry duty : (Attorney-General v. Holbrook, 3 Y. & J., section of the Statute of Frauds. In that case the tions should be addressed by members of the 114; 12 Price, 407.)
A, F. W. agreement (which was not in writing), was not an agree. Legal Profession desirous of joining the society.
ment for a mortgage, but merely to pay the expenses of (Q. 2.) PRACTICE IN COLONIES.-Admission to prac.
the investigation of the title in case the loan should Subscriptions may be paid to the Treasnrer, tice in the Colonial Courts, independent of express go off ; but the observations of the judges mest strongly
W.T. Charley, Esq., D.C.L., M.P., 5, Crown Officeimply that if it had been an agreement to mortgage it
row, Temple, London, E.C. ; or to the society's regulation, is legally in the discretion of the presiding would have required to be in writing, as relating to an bankers, Union Bank (Chancery-lane Branch). oficer. In some cases there are regulating Acts (8. 9.,
interest in land within the Statute. “Platt, B.-Was for New South Wales, 9 Geo. 4, c. 83), ut I am not
N.B.-A preliminary meeting will be held on the defendant bound to mortgage the lands?" aware of any relating to Queensland, Attorneys and solicitors are admitted, as of course, on producing their
sibly he was not.”. “Alderson B.--"Then the contract Thursday, the 20th inst., at 7.30 p.m., at the merely relates to the investigation of a title, not to any Adam.street, Adelphi, London, W.C.
rooms of the Social Science Association, No. 1, certificates. Clark's Colonial Law may perhaps give
Pol further information, but the writer has no opportunity
interest in land, and is not within the Statute.” of referring to it.
lock, C.B., concurr d. A writing is doubtless essential,
ARTICLED CLERKS' SOCIETY. posed mortgagee's solicitor cannot recover his charges (Q.3.) NOTICE TO QUIT.-The notice though addressed from the proposed mortgagor, in case the negotiation
A MEETING of this society was held at 1, Milfordto Brown and Robinson only would be a sutticient notice should go off : (Melbourne v. Cottrell, 29 L. T. Rep. 293, lane, Strand, W.C., on Wednesday, the 12th Nov., Smith if it appeared on the face of it that the land- Q. B.)
Τ. Ε. Η. Mr. E. F. Stanway in the chair. Mr. Ellis J. lord intended to resume the sole possession of the eniire
Davis opened the subject for the evening's debate, property. As to the service of the notice it would be (Q. 9.) EJECTMENT.–This question is stated too suc
viz.: “That a breach of contract for service ought left to the jury to say whether the notice bad not cinctly. As it stands there can be but one answerreached Smitb. This they would probably presume mere lapse of time is no ground for the presumption motion was lost by a majority of six.
not to be treated as a criminal offence.” The under the circumstances : (Jones v. Marsh, 4 Term Rep.
that the cestui que trust has acqnired the legal estate. ** ; Doe v. Crick, 5 Esp. Rep. 196; Doe v. Watli ns, 7
If S. B. had stated what the trust was, and what the
been, the way would have been clear to consider PETERBOROUGH ARTICLED CLERKS' Where two tenants hold premises in common, a whether, according to the decided cases, there is such
DEBATING SOCIETY. Botice to one of them is sufficient to determine the
a probability that the legal estate has been conveyed A MEETING of this society was held at the New tenancy:( Doe and Macurtney (Lord) v. Crick, 5 Esp. 196).
that a jury would be directed to presume a conveyance. It is evidence of a notice to the other tenant, who lived But as it is, I see nothing to prevent an application to
County Courts, Peterborough, on Thursday even. elsewhere : Dce and Bradford (Lord) v. Watkins, 7 East, the court for the appointment of a new trustee.
ing, Oct. 30, John Percival, Esq., in the chair, 531; 3 Smith, 517.) Jones can eject Smith, Brown, and
T. E. H. The subject of discussion was, A., a spinster, Robinson, and by the C. L. P. Act, 1852, s. 168, the writ must be directed to the persons in possession, and to all
engaged to be married to B., demands a return of persona entitled to defend the possession of the property
correspondence which has passed between her and A. F. W.
B. ; Can she subsequently sue B. for breach of *(Q.5.) SUCCESSION DUTY.-Neither"." nor "A.A.R.,"
Mr. Bower opened the - I think that the notice is insufficient. (See Doe Braby v. Roe, 10 C. B. 663), whicb, though not directly
in answering this question, take any notice of sect. 7 of promise of marriage ?"
the Succession Duty Act, which enaets, "Where any debate. The motion was negatived by a majority in point, seems analogous.
H. G. disposition of property, not being a bona fide sale, and ' of five.
Pet. Nov. 5.
LAW STUDENTS' DEBATING SOCIETY. 1833 he became a member of Brasenose College, WILLIAMS, LESBY, quarryman, Llanelly. Pet. Nov. &. Reg.
WRIGHT, WILLIAM HORACE, attorney Wootton-under-Edge, and
Paper-bidge, Temple, London. Pet. Nov. 8. Reg. Wilton. Sur.
He took a double first class in classics
Gazette, Nov. 4.
in 1847. He was Liquidations by Arrangement.
Gazette, Nov, 7.
on the “ Administrative Jurisdiction of the Court ALEXANDER, FREDERICK, wholesale paper merchant, Portsea
and Buckland. Pet. Nov.5.
Mr. Haddan had a good and
Nov. 21, at two, at Tutterdell's
Commercial hotel, Portsca. Sol. Reed, Portses
20, at two, at office of Bleese and Co., accountants, Commercial
Chambers, Liverpool. Sols. Whitley and Maddock, Liverpool
proficient in classical literature and mathematical BERRY, NEWTON, druggist, Metheringham. Pet. Nov. 3. Nov.
$4, at twelve, ut offices of Sol. Williarus, Lincoln
He was much beloved in private life and
CHASE, SOPHIA AXN, wife of Edward John Chase, out of
business, Gosport, par. Alverstoke. Pet. Nov. 1. Nov. 19, at
four, at office of Sol. King, Portsea
CLARK, HECTOR BENJAMIN, tallow melter, Leadenhall-market,
145, Cheapside. Sol. Keighley
CLEMENTS, HENRY, hairdresser, Exeter. Pet. Nov. 3. Nov. 19,
at eleven, at office of Sol. Daw, jun., Exeter
COLLIER, WILLIAM, provision dealer, Bolton. Pet. Nov.5. Nov.
21, at two, at office of Sol. Ryley, Bolton
CORLES, LAVINIA HELEX, widow, Portsdown-rd, Maida-hill,
Pet. Nov. 3. Nov. 37, at eleven, at the Wheatsheaf hotel, Hand.
R. M. RICHARDS, ESQ.
ct, Holborn. Sol. Roberson, Bedford.row
The late Richard Meredyth Richards, Esq., DOEL, WILLIAM, jun., labourer, Westbury: Pet. Nov. 4. Nov.
21, at eleven, at office of Sol. Shrapnell, Bradford-on-Avon
Pet. Nov. 1,
Nov. 17, at two, at offices of Sol.
Bohm, New-inn, Strand
Nov. 21, at three, at office of Sols. Cranch, Rowe, and
of FIELD. JOHS00D, WILLIAM SHELLEYS, WOOD LETAK
and HAYNES, JOHN
many years M. P. for
Throgmorton-st. Pet. Nov. 3. Nov. 26, joint creditors, at
twelve ; Nov. 28, sep, creditors of Field, at twelve ; sep. creditors
and one of the Masters of W. S. Wood, at hali-past twelve ; sep. creditors of w. Wood,
at one, at omces of Bols. Lawrence, Plews, and Boyer, Old
FREEMAN, EDWARD MICHAEL, wine merchant, Manchester.
He was grandson of the late Sir Richard
Pet. Nov.5. Nov. 26, at three, at ofces of Sols. Messrs. Higson,
his mother was Harriett, daughter of Jona- GAVE, THOMAS, harness maker, Tooley.st, Southwark. Pet.
Oct. 28. Nov. 12, at twelve, at offices of sol. Nind, St. Benet-
GINNETT, WILLIAM, travelling circus proprietor, Hopwood,
near Heywood. Pet. Nor. 4. Nov. 26, at three, at office of Sol.
GIRVAN, HUGH, out of business, Liverpool. Pet. Nov. 5. Dec.
1, at three, at office of Sol. Ritson, Liverpool
to the Bar by the honourable
GLOVER, WILLIAM GENRY, commercial traveller, Birkenhead.
Pet. Nov. 1. Nov. 19, at eleven, at oftices of Sol. Downham,
GORSE, MARY, poulterer, Liverpool. Pet. Nov. 4. Nov. 20, at
three, at Vine, accountant, the Chambers, 20, Cable-st, Liver.
pool. Sol. Grocott, Liverpool
GOTTO, JOHN, linen draper, st. Neots. Pet. Oct. 31. Nov. 25, at
twelve, at the Chamber of Commerce, 143, Cheapside, London.
Sols. Davidsons, Carr, Bannister, and Morriss, Basinghall.sk,
nant for Merionethshire, and served as High London
, WILLIAM, nosier, Liverp sol,
GREENHALGH, SAMUEL, confectioner, Bury. Pet. Nov. 3. Nov.
19. at three, at offices of Sols. Messrs. Grundy, Bury
Nov. 21, at
three, at offices of Sols. Lawrence, and Dixon, Liverpool
HARDWICK, JOHx, jun., goldsmith, Leicester. Pet. Nov. 4. Nov.
20, at two, at office of Sol. Hunter, Halford
HARRIS, WILLIAM, jun., commission agent, Bartlett's.bldgs,
Holborn, and Hillside, Friern Barnet, Colney Hatch. Pet Nov.
5. Nov. 24, at one, at offices of Sols. Dolman and Colegrare,
Pet. Oct. 31.
Palmer, Great Yarmouth
Nov. 19, at three, at office of Sol. Marshall, Durham
HEWES, STEPHEN CANDLER, watchmaker,' Ware. Pet. Oct. 31.
Nov. 20, at eleven, at the Saracen's Head hotel, Ware. Sol. Jones,
HIGGINSON, GEORGE, photographic artist, Southport. Pet. Nor.
5. Nov. 21, at two, at the Hallway hotel, sou hport. Sol. Lup.
HILL, HENRY, provision dealer, Manchester. Pet. Nov, 4. Nov.
24, at three, at office of sols. Messrs. Heath, Manchester
HOPKINS, HENRY, corn merchant, Britannia ter, Chelsea. Pet.
Nov. 27, at three, at offices of Sols. Wood and Hare,
HOWES, Johx, butcher, Lower Edmonton. Pet. Nov. 3. Nov. 3,
at eleven, at the Four Swans hotel, Waltham-cross. Sols. Dul.
feld and Bruty, Tokenhouse-yd
IRVING, ROBERT, clog manufacturer, Carlisle Pet. Nov. 1. Nov.
18, at eleven, at office of Sol. Wannop, Carlisle
JONES, HUGH, boot dealer, Penicawarn. Pet. Oct. 31. Nov. 17, at
two, at office of Sol, Jones, Carnarron
JOWETT, Eli, watchmaker, Bradford. Pet. Oct. 29. Nov. 15, at
Gazette, Nov. 7.
eleven, at omce of Sols. Dawson and Greaves, Bradford
LEACH, CHARLES THOMAS, LEACH, SAMUEL. and HARDING,
To surrender at the Bankrupts' Court, Basinghall-street.
FREDERICK, teu merchants, Southumpton. Pet. Nov. 3. Nor.
17, at twelve, at Edmonds, Davis, and Co., Poultry. Sol. Hick.
Followay. Pet. Nov. 4. Rer. Hazlitt. Sols. Messrs. Berkley,
LEE, WILLIAM, shoe maker, Crewe. Pet. Nov. 3. Nov.95, at two,
at office of Sol. Warburton, Crewe
Brougham. Sol. Angel, Great Marlborough-st. Sur. Nov. 21
LLOYD, THOMAS, grocer, Norton Bridge. Pet. Nov. 3. Nov. 14, at
eleven, at ottive of Sol. Brough, Stafford
GEORGE, general warehousemen, Jewin-st, London; and
MILNER, DANIEL, jun., publican, Honley. Pet. Nov. 4. Nov. 20,
at eleven, at 1, Market-walk, Huddersfield. Sols. Messrs.
and Wilson-st, Finsbury, under style of Thomas Charlton, and
MORGAN, THOMAS, bootmaker, Aberystwith. Pet. Nov.5, Nov.
18, at eleven, at offices of Sol. Atwood, Aberystwith
MORTERS, ROBERT JOHN, grocer, Coxhole. Pet. Nov. 4. Nov. 2,
at eleven, at Mawson's Station hotel, Durham. Sol. Brignall,
MUNT, JOHN WILLIAM, jun., provision merchant, Southampton.
Pet. Nov. 4. Nov. 24, at twelve, at office of Sols. Coxwell, Bas.
sett, and Stanton, Southampton
OWEN, RICHARD, farmer, Beddgelert. Pet. Oct. 23. Nov. 21, at
Nov. 19. Reg. Hime. Sur. Nov. 19
eleven, at the Sportsman's hotel, Carnarvon. Sol. Williams, Car-
PRESTON, JOHN, plumber, Stretford. Pet. Nov. 4. Nov. 21, at
Rek. Pearce. Sur. Nov. 2
PRINCE, JAMES, trainer of horses, Patcham. Pet. Nov. 4. Nov.
19, at three, at offices of Sol, Goodman, Brighton
PROUT, THOMAS JOHN, pianoforte tuner, Plymouth. Pet. Nov. 3.
Nov. 25, at eleven, at office of Sol. Vaughan, Devonport
PURCHASE, ISAAC BENTLEY, grocer,
Lymington. Pet. Nov. 14
Nov. 18, at two, at the Chamber of Commerce, Cheapside. Sois
Gazette, Nov, 11.
Noore and Jackman
PYNE, WILLIAM, in lodgings, Taunton. Pet. Nov. 1. Nov. 19, at
ten, at office of Sol. Reeves, Taunton
RICE, GEORGE, clerk to a solicitor, Hereford-rd, Bayswater. Pet.
Oct. 27. Nov. 15, at twelve, at Mr. Johnson's, 4, High-8t, Mary.
lebone. Sol. T. Johnson, 8, High-st, Marylebone
RICHARDSON, GEORGE, leather factor, Leicester. Pet. Nov. 4.
Nov. 21 at half-pa-t eleven, at office of Sol. Harvey, Leicester
St. John's-wood. Pet. July 23. Reg. Spring-Rice. Sur. Nov. 27
RICKWOOD, CHARLES, farmer, Purleigh. Pet. Nov. 3. Nov. 26, at
three, at the Golden Fleece tavern, Chelmsford. Sol. Gowing,
ROBERTS, WILLIAM HENRY, attorney, Golder's.green, Hendon,
and Coleman-st. Pet. Oct. 22. Nov. 15, at half past ten, at
office of Bishop, 10, Queen-st-pl. Sol. Nethersole, New-inn,
To surrender in the Country.
SAM BROOK, JOHx, and SAMBROOK, SAMUEL, builders, Stoke-ot-
Kay. Sur. Nov. 27
R, EDWIN, cotton epinner, Higginshaw, near Oldham. SAUNDERS, GEORGE SHARP, underwriter, Cornhill, and Reigate.
Pet. Nov. 3. Nov. 21, at 'three, at the City Terminus hotel,
Cannon-st. Sols. Wilson, Bristows, and Carpmael, 1, Copthalle
BIRKBECK BUILDING SOCIETY,
Orders of Discharge.
SAUNDERS, WILLIAM WILSON, underwriter, Cornhill, and Rei. OSMOND, JOSEPH, soda water manufacturer, Swindon. Pet.
THE NEW SYSTEM OF BUYING A
HOUSE WITHOUT MONEY.
PENMAN, SAMUEL, chair manufacturer, Sweet Apple.ct, Bishops.
29 AND 30, SOUTHAMPTON-BUILDINGS.
RANDS, WALTER JAMES, Btationer, Hampstead-rd. Pet. Nov. 5.
OST PERSONS ARE FAMILIAR with
of the Pianoforte Makers, by which anyone who Hires an
the Hire for that period. becomes the
ABSOLUTE OWNER OF THE PIANOFORTE. Pre.
RIDER, RICHARD, miller, Newland. Pet. Nov. 7. Nov. 33, at
viously to the introduction of this plan it was almost a3
difficult for those of limited income to buy a good Pianoforte
as "O BUY A HOUSE; and persons went on year after
yoar, paying for the Hire of an Instrument, and expended
ROBINSOX, PATRICK, woollen draper, Sheffield.
Pet. Nov. 1,
as much money as would have bought the Pianoforte
several times over.
What will hold good for Pianofortes will hold good for
Nov. 3. Nov. 19, at three, at office of Sol. Ditton, Ironmonger.
HOUSES; and there are many who would no doubt AVAIL
THEMSELVES OF THE OPPORTUNITY, if it was
SHAW, HUGH, bricklayer, St. Helen's. Pet. Nov. 6. Nov. 24, at afforded them, of becoming
three, at ofces of Sol. Messrs. Quinn, Liverpool
THE OWNER OF A HOUSE
Nov. 24, at three, at office of Suls. Messrs. Roberts, Rochdale
in the same way as they have already become the owner of
at offices of Sols. Adderley and Marfleet, Longton
BIRKBECK BUILDING SOCIETY
TAYLOR, SAMUEL, carved oak furniture manufacturer, High-st,
HAVE DETERMINED TO AFFORD
THE SAME FACILITIES FOR PURCHASING :
As now exist for Buying Pianofortes.
A HOUSE being, however, a more expensive article to Pur.
chase than a Pianoforte, the "Three Years' System" will
THURSTANS, THOMAS, licensed
not apply, excepting in a very few cases : so that a MORE
LENGTHENED PERIOD IS NECESSARY over which
the time of Hiring must extend.
In pursuance of this resolution
WARDEX, JAMES, commission agent, Birmingham. Pet. Oct. 18.
Nov. 17, at ten, at office of Sol. East, Birmingham
THE DIRECTORS HAVE MADE ARRANGEMENTS
Nov. 8. Nov. 29, at two, at office of Webster, Basinghall.st. Sol.
THE OWNERS OF HOUSES
are enabled to afford to the
WRIGHT, BERNARD ST. JOHX, draper, Marlborough-ter, Upper
Members of the Birkbeck Building
Davie, New-inn, Strand
ZEWYBAUM, ABRAM BEAR, builder, Beaumont-sq. Mile-end-rd.
A very wide CHOICE in the SELECTION both of HOUSES
and the locality in which they are situated. The Plan upon
which the Directors propose to proceed is
TO LET THESE HOUSES FOR A PERIOD OF
At the end of which Time, if the Rent be Regularly Paid,
Gazette, Oct. 30.
CAIXNOCK, GEORGE WILLIAM, builder, Tibbat's-road, Bromley
Will become the absolute Property of the
Gazette, Nov. 7.
WITHOUT FURTHER PAYMENT OF ANY
IX ALL CASES
BIRTHS MARRIAGES AND DEATHS
POSSESSION OF THE HOUSE
WILL BE GIVEN
WITHOUT ANY IMMEDIATE OUTLAY IN MONEY,
Excepting Payment of the Law Charges for the Title
Deeds, which in all cases will be restricted to
BEYOXD THIS SMALL SUN
NO PAYMENT OF ANY KIND
IS REQUIRED BY THE SOCIETY
BEYOND THE STIPULATED RENT, WHICH MAY
WHOLESALE & RETAIL STATIONERS,
BE TÅID EITHER MONTHLY OR QUARTERLY.
THB RENT PAYABLE BY THE TEXANT
Carriage paid to the Country on Orders erceeding 20s.
Includes Ground Rent and Insurance for
the Whole Term.
DRAIT PAPER, 58., 6s. 6d., 78, 6d., 78. 9d., and 9s. Id. per
Although the Number of years for payment of Rent is fixed
at Twelve and a-hall,
LARGE CREAM LAID Note, 4s. 6d., 6s. 6d., and 88. per ream.
ENVELOPES, CREAM OR BLUE, 48. 6d., and 6s.6d., per 1000.
A LONGER PERIOD AT A LOWER RENTAL,
THE "TEMPLE" ENVELOPE, extra secure, 9s. 6d. per 1000.
Pet. Nov, 7
Thu Tcrms of which may be ascertained on application to
“ We should direct particular attention to their New Club-
INDENTURE SKINS, Printed and Machine-ruled, to hold twenty
MAY BE SUXXED UP AS FOLLOWS:
1. Persons of Limited Income, Clerks, Shopmen, and
BUILDING SOCIETY, be placed at once in a position of
independence as regards their Landlord,
2. Their RENT CANNOT BE RAISED.
8. They CANNOT BE TURNED OUT OF POSSES.
An immense stock in various bindings.
SION so long as they pay their Rent.
4. NO FEES or FINES of any kind are chargeable.
5. They can leave the House at any time without notice,
rent being payable only to the time of giving up possession,
6. If circumstances compel them to leavo the House
before the completion of their Twelve and a half Years
Tenancy, they can Sub-lettle House for the remainder of
the Term, or they coul Transfer their right to another
an oppressive tax upon all classes of the community. With
7. Finally, NO LIABILITY or RESPONSIBILITY
any kind is incurred, beyond the Payment of Rent by the
who acquire Houses by this New System.
The BIRKBECK BUILDING SOCIETY have on their
may choose according to their means and the requirements
the TWELVE AND A HALF YEARS SYSTEM, and
of the case. The Company also undertakes the condnct of many cases Immediate Possession may be obtained.
Funerals to other cemeteries, and to all parts of the United
The Terms on which Houses can be placed on th
Register may be obtained on application to
FRANCIS RAVENSCROFT, Manager
PARTRIDGE AND COOPER,
A SHORTER PERIOD WAR BE CHOSEN AT AN
New System of Purchasing a House,