The spirit of the bankrupt laws Wherein are principally considered, the authority and power of the Commissioners, in, 1. 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. Conveying and [setling] his Estate and Effects. 6. Examining and committing him, his Wife, and others. 7. Certifying his Conformity. 8. Dividing his Estate. 9. Ordering him his Allowance, and Overplus. These are fully discussed and explained, particularly the Power of the Commissioners to commit, from the Determinations of Lords Hardwicke, Mansfield, and of the present Judges. With Precedents and Instructions. To which is prefixed. A discourse concerning the Appointment, Qualifications, Fees, Authority, Duty, Indemnity, &c. of Commissioners of Bankrupts. By Edward Green, Esq.

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Main Author: Green, Edward, commissioner of bankruptcy
Corporate Author: Eighteenth Century Collections Online
Format: Online Book
Published: printed for J. Williams, at No. 38. next the Mitre Tavern, Fleet-Street, 1767
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Physical Description:viii,xii,[10],434,[14]p. ; 12⁰.