The National Bankruptcy Register Reports (volume 5); Containing All The Important Bankruptcy…

Paperback | January 11, 2012

byWilliam A. Shinn

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1873. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... In re Cretiew. in the commencement of the sixth clause,) so as to disconnect them from any limitation of time contained in the preceding clauses. I shall therefore hold that there is no such limitation in respect to the acts relied upon in said second specification. It was strongly urged that the intents imputed to the bankrupt by this second specification could not possibly have existed so long prior to the passage of the bankrupt act. This is deemed a question of fact and not one of law, and the court cannot say that the intents alleged, and which must be proved to invalidate the discharge, could not have existed prior to the passage of the bankrupt act as alleged, more especially as it appears by the Congressional Globe, that on the twelfth day of December, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, a bill to establish a uniform system of bankruptcy throughout the United States, which had been postponed from the then last session, was taken up on motion of Mr. Jenckes, was on his motion amended by striking out the words "first September, eighteen hundred and sixty-four," as the time when the act should take effect and inserting in lieu thereof "first of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-five," and was then passed by the house; that it was the next day sent to the senate for concurrence, when it was immediately read twice and referred to the committee on the judiciary. Indeed, from May twenty-third, eighteen hundred and sixtytwo, when a bankrupt act was introduced into the senate of the United States by Mr. Foster, of Connecticut, to the passage of the bankrupt act of eighteen hundred and sixtyseven, the contemplation of becoming bankrupt may not unfrequently have been the happy or unhappy condition and occupation of the minds of many hopeless insolvents, and some of the...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1873. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... In re Cretiew. in the commencement of the sixth clause,) so as to disconnect them from any limitation of time contained in the preced...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:186 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.4 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021724209X

ISBN - 13:9780217242097

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