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The Law times reports Volume 40 : containing all the cases argued and determined in the House of Lords, [etc.] together with a selection of cases of ... superior courts in Ireland and in Scotland

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1879 Excerpt: ... action for bl. 5s., that Bum being fonnd entered in the books of the company as having been paid by the defendant on the 100 shares. The jury found that the letter of the 20th Oct. 1874 had been posted, but that it had never been received by the defendant. On these findings the learned judge reserved judgment, and the case now came before him on further consideration. W. G. Harrison, Q.C and Wilberforce for the plaintiffs. FirUay and Dillwyn for. the defendant.--They cited Taylor v. Jones, L. Eep. 1 Ch. Div. 87: 34 L. T. Rep. N. S. 131: The Imperial Land Company of Marseilles, Wall's case, L. Rep. 15 Eq. 18: Btdpaih't case, L. Hop. 11 Eq. 80: 23 L. T. Rep. K. S. 834: Finucane's case, 20 L. T. Rep. N. S. 729: Adams v. Lindsell, 1 B. Aid. 681: Higginsr. Wilson and Co., 9 Scotch Bess. Cas. 2nd ser. 1407: Taylor v. The Merchants' Fire Insurance Company, 9 How. Bep. (American) 390: Dnnmore v. Alexander, 9 Shaw Dunlop, 190, in addition to the authorities referred to in the judgment. Cur. adv. vult. Dec. 11.--Lopes, J.--This action is brought to recover 942. 15s. for balance due on 100 shares in plaintiffs' company applied for by the defendant. The defendant denies his liability. On the 30th Sept. 1874 the defendant, who acted for the plaintiffs at Swansea, applied through the manager for 100 shares, and handed him a written application for shares in the usual form. The manager laid the application before the plaintiffs, and an allotment letter was prepared in the usual form. The defendant swore he never received this letter, or any notice of calls or dividends. His name was duly entered on the list of shareholders. Evidence was given on behalf of the plaintiffs to prove the Srtage of the allotment letter of the 20th Oct. e defendant swore he had not ...
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