Reports of Equity Cases, Determined in the Court of Appeals of the State of South Carolina

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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. 1825 Excerpt: ... refused to do so. Decree affirmed by the whole court. »»» O'JVeal, for appellant. Thompson, and Irby, contra James Wbight, Vs. Woodson' Ligon. Defendant had recovered a judgment at law against complainant, an attorney, for having /ailed to sue and recover a promissory note placed in his hands. It appeared ...
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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. 1825 Excerpt: ... refused to do so. Decree affirmed by the whole court. »»» O'JVeal, for appellant. Thompson, and Irby, contra James Wbight, Vs. Woodson' Ligon. Defendant had recovered a judgment at law against complainant, an attorney, for having /ailed to sue and recover a promissory note placed in his hands. It appeared that the drawers of the note were insolvent; that the agent of defendant, who. placed the note in complainant's hands, told him to ldo the best he could with it;' that he exchanged the note with one of the drawers, who fraudulently gave him a note which did not belong to him, but which was made by solvent parties. Held that complainantwas entitledto rehef, and perpetual injunction granted. The defendant, Woodson Ligon, obtained a judgment at law, April 1822, against the complainant, James Wright, for the sum of; on the ground that Wright, an attorney at law, having received from Ligon a note of hand, drawn by 'North & Hogg,' partners, for collection, exchanged it for other notes, and failed to make collection. Wright, the complainant, shortly afterwards filed the present bill, alleging that William Ligon, who brought him the note from Woodson Ligon, was Woodson's agent, and that before he made the exchange of notes, he consulted said William, who advised and authorized him to make any trade or exchange.in order to secure the money; That he could not have, made collection of the original note, if he had tried, and that throughout the whole transaction he did nothing but what he at the time believed would promote Ligon's interest: That he was prevented from having the full benefit of his defence at law by the removal of one of his witnesses, together with his own absence, having gone to the state of Virginia and being detained there-until...
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  • ISBN-13: 9781150479434
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/28/2012
  • Pages: 118
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.25 (d)

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