Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Queen's Bench, and the Court of Exchequer Chamber on Appeal from the Court of Queen's Bench

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General Books, 2013 - 306 pages
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1867 edition. Excerpt: ...It appears that some years afterwards the defendant wrote a. letter showing that he was under the impression that the guarantee continued, but we cannot alter the construcWe must construe it, and see from its terms what was the inten tion of the parties; and I see nothing to shew that here tion of a written instrument on that account. was to be a continuing guarantee notwithstanding a change of the firm. Therefore, although it is a hard case on the plaintiffs, our judgment must be for the defendant. Saar. J. concurring, Judgment for the defendant. v. HALL.-Englaud and the l. The Extradition Act between this country and the United States ot'A1neriea, 6 & 7 Viol. c. 76., following the language of a treaty between them, enacts that all persons "charged with the crime of murder, 6!' assault with intent to commit murder, or with the crime of piracy, or arson, or robbery, or forgery, or the utterance of forged paper, ' may he delivered up to justice: Held, that this must be understood to mean such acts as amount to any of those oflbnces accordin to the law of eneral law of the United States, does not comprise offences Whic are only such by the local legislation of some par ticular state of the American Union. 2. A. B. was aying teller of a bank at New York, and as such was sccuuntable for &e cash at the bank. He kept the usual paying teller' s book called the proof book, and proved his cash by it every day. From this book the general bookkeeper took his figures to shew the condition of the bank on the general ledger from day to day. The book in question was one of the books of account of the bank, and the property of the bank. In it he entered by the paying teller from the receiving teller's books, or from the lists of...

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