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1878. Excerpt: ... commission agent for the sale of cement,
allowing him for his trouble a stipulated percentage on the amount
received; that the defendant from time to time rendered accounts to
the plaintiff, but which the plaintiff, relying on the integrity of
the defendant, did not very accurately examine; that in December,
1837, the defendant quitted the employment of the plaintiff) but
there was no settlement of accounts between them either then or at
any subsequent time; and that the plaintiff had since discovered
that the defendant's accounts contained many inaccurate and false
entries, overcharges, &c. "That such appear and are shown to be
the facts in and by a report in writing, which hath been made to
plaintiff by Robert Copeland, an accountant, upon and after an
investigation of the accounts of the said defendant; and which
report is now in the possession of plaintiff's solicitor, and
plaintiff is willing that said defendant should inspect same, and
he ought to inspect the same and explain, if he can, the several
errors, omissions, and false entries in his accounts therein
alluded to." A motion was now made by the defendant for the
production by the plaintiff of the report above referred to,
together with other books, papers, and documents. The motion was
supported by an affidavit of the defendant denying the false
entries, overcharges, &c., but swearing that he was wholly
unable to show that there were not any such false entries,
overcharges, &c., without an inspection of said report, and the
other books, papers, and documents embraced in the motion. There
was an affidavit filed on the part of the plaintiff to show the
great inconvenience and difficulty, and the injury to his trade,
which would result from the inspection and depositing of the
documents.1 Mr. Pem...
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Christopher Columbus Langdell
||246 x 189 x 14mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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