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Reports of Certain Remarkable Cases in the Court of Session, and Trials in the High Court of Justiciary (Paperback) Loot Price: R500
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Reports of Certain Remarkable Cases in the Court of Session, and Trials in the High Court of Justiciary (Paperback): William...
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Reports of Certain Remarkable Cases in the Court of Session, and Trials in the High Court of Justiciary (Paperback)

William Buchanan

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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.1813 Excerpt: ... 121 (FIRST DIVISION.) THE CASE JOHN ROUTLEDGE, Esq. Ot THE EAST INDIA COMPANY'S SERVICE, AND HIS ATTORNIES; AND JAMES ELLIOT, W. S. THEIR MANDATORY, WILLIAM THOMAS CARRUTHERS, Esq. OF DORMONT; AND GENERAL FRANCIS CARRUTHERS, HIS UNCLE AND GUARDIAN. In the year 1731, Francis Carruthers of Dormont mar-1811 ried Miss Margaret Maxwell, daughter of Sir Alexander Maxwell of Monreith. No contract of marriage was executed upon this occasion; but, in July 1735, after the parties had lived together for nearly five years, without having any children, they resolved to make a settlement of their affairs, in the form of a post-nuptial contract; and, accordingly a deed of this description was completed between Mr Carruthers on the one hand, and his wife, with consent of certain gentlemen as trustees for her brother, on the other. By this deed Mr Carruthers, in contemplation of the marriage already solemnized, and of the portion received with his wife, became bound to secure her in a liferent annuity, upon his lands and estate, and to take the necessary measures for settling the estate itself upon the heirs of the marriage, according to a particular destination, as well as for certain contingent provisions to daughters. After executing this contract, the parties continued to live togther till the year 1740, having been married for ten years, without having any children, and apparently with little prospect of such an event. In the course of that year, Mrs Carruthers abandoned herself to habits o the most open adultery; and, among other instances of profligacy, gave herself up to a course of criminal conversation with one of her own servants. Her husband at this time was absent in England, where he had gone, as he alleged, in August 1746, and was detained for several m...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: William Buchanan
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 9mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 164
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-28415-1
Barcode: 9781150284151
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-150-28415-3

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