The Origin, Progress, and Present Practice of the Bankrupt Law: Both in England and in Ireland, Volume 1

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W. Clarke and Sons, 1812 - Bankruptcy

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Page 160 - ... or other game or games whatsoever, or by betting on the sides or hands of such as do game...
Page 71 - King's commission or commissions under the great seal of Great Britain, to be directed to any such four or more discreet persons as the lord chancellor of Great Britain, lord keeper, or commissioners for the custody of the great seal of Great Britain for the time being shall from time to time think fit to appoint...
Page 136 - ... such bankrupt, shall be discharged upon common bail, and may plead in general that the cause of action accrued before he became bankrupt, and may give this act and the special matter in evidence; and such bankrupt's certificate, and the allowance thereof, shall be sufficient evidence of the trading, bankruptcy, commission, and other proceedings precedent to the obtaining such certificate...
Page 266 - I have always understood the assignment from the commissioners, like any other assignment by operation of law, passed his rights precisely in the same plight and condition as he possessed them. Even where a complete legal title vests in them, and there is no notice of any equity affecting it, they take subject to whatever equity the bankrupt was liable to.
Page 349 - Bankrupt, in the usual or ordinary course of trade and dealing* shall be liable to refund or repay to the assignee ' or assignees of such Bankrupt's estate, any money, which, before the suing forth of such commission, was really and bona fide, and in the usual and ordinary course of trade and dealing, received by such person of any such Bankrupt, before such time as the person receiving the same shall know, understand, or have notice that he is become a Bankrupt, or that he is in insolvent circumstances.
Page 79 - ... persons using the trade or profession of a scrivener, receiving other men's monies or estates into their trust or custody...
Page 93 - ... an account shall be taken of what is due from the one party to the other in respect of such mutual dealings, and the sum due from the one party shall be set off against any sum due from the other party, and the balance of such account, and no more, shall be claimed or paid on either side respectively...
Page 106 - ... act of bankruptcy ; and every person so receiving such money, gift, delivery, satisfaction or security as aforesaid, shall forfeit his whole debt, and also repay or deliver up such money, gift, satisfaction, or security as aforesaid, or the full value thereof, to such person or persons as the Commissioners acting under such original commission, or any new commission, shall appoint for the benefit of the creditors of such bankrupt.
Page 47 - if at any time hereafter any person or persons shall become bankrupt, and at such time as they shall so become bankrupt shall by the consent and permission of the true owner and proprietary, have in their possession, order, and disposition, any goods or chattels, whereof they shall be reputed owners, and take upon them the sale, alteration, or disposition, as owners...
Page 64 - Hereditaments, within the Kingdom of England, Dominion of Wales, and Town of Berwick...

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