The spirit of the bankrupt laws. Originally compiled by Edward Green, Esq. formerly a Commissioner. Wherein are principally considered, the I. Declaring the party bankrupt. 2. Seizing his Estate, and summoning him to surrender. 3. Receiving Proof of the Debts of his Creditors. 4. Appointing, chusing, and removing Assignees. 5. Selling and conveying the Estate and Effects. 6. The examining and committing the Bankrupt, his Wife, and others. 7. Certifying his Conformity. 8. Dividing the Estate. 9. Ordering bankrupt his allowance, and Overplus. Which are fully discussed and explained, with the Authority and Power of the Commissioners to commit, particularly from the Determinations of Earls Hardwicke, Mansfield, and of the present Judges. Also, precedents, instructions, and a copious index.
printed by His Majesty's law-printers, for Edward Brooke, successor to Messrs. Worrall and Tovey, in Bell-Yard, Temple Bar,
|Edition:||The fourth edition, corrected, improved, and enlarged, by a late commissioner.|
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|Physical Description:||xxiv,iv,518,p. ; 8⁰.|