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Regarding S. A. Smith

Smith, a saloonkeeper in Cariboo, was a prisoner in the Victoria jail. Unable to meet his engagements with his creditors, he requested that adjudication of bankruptcy be made against him.Includes petition.

Regarding Evans Bros.

The court had reason to believe that the Evans Bros. were concealing assets in their homes and in the premises of D. Clark & Company in Victoria. Judge Begbie ordered that all premises be searched and possessions seized, inventoried, and appra...

In the matter of Paris Carter

Carter had declared himself a bankrupt prior to his death as supported by the documents. Includes inventory of house and furniture, affidavit of truth, petition for adjudication, declaration of inability to meet engagements, affidavit of bankruptc...

Regarding John J. Mecredy

Mecredy was indebted to his son for money that was lent to him. Includes summons; order regarding creditors assignees and their solicitors; affidavits of A.B. Mecredy, J.J. Mecredy (with statement of accounts of T.H. Mecredy), and service of dupli...

Regarding Augustus L. Brown

Brown is in jail for an unpaid balance owed on whiskey. While in jail, Brown petitioned the court to be declared bankrupt.Includes adjudication of bankruptcy; notice from the registrar suggesting summons; statements of Brown, and the Governor of t...

Regarding John F. Tarte

Tarte was unable to meet his engagements with his creditors and petitioned the court to be declared bankrupt. Includes affidavit of Tarte, summons, affidavit verifying petition, declaration, adjudication, and petition informa pauperis.

Regarding Edward E. Wright

Wright was a prisoner for debt in the jail at Victoria. He states that he does not have the means of paying the fees and expenses related to a petition and asks the court to declare him a bankrupt, which it does. Includes adjudication, adjudicatio...

Regarding William Culverwell (3 of 7)

Continuation of bankruptcy case of Culverwell. Includes exhibit “D” (receipt to T. Dean); exhibit “M” (receipt to Mason); receipts to E. Levy and Dickinson Bros. Co.); proofs of debt of C.B. Young, J. James, M.W. Drake, and E. Dickinson; and affid...

Regarding Alfred Robertson (1 of 2)

J.R. Robertson and R. Bishop, solicitors for the creditor assignees of the Alfred Robertson, were unable to proceed with the action of the assignees against the estate of A. Robertson as he and his wife fled to Washington Territory with the books ...

Regarding Daniel Cleal

Cleal was indebted to several creditors for various amounts; not many details of the case are provided. Includes note for allowance to Cleal; receipts to J. Copland, G. Keeling, and Drummond; list of debts proved and claimed; and statement of acco...

Regarding Thomas Hester Farrell

Farrell was indebted to the Hudson’s Bay Company, the firm of Reinhart Brothers in Victoria, and B. Derham, and others. Farrell is adjudicated as bankrupt. Includes affidavits of Derham, J. Hardisty, Reinhart, and Farrell (with statement of accoun...

Regarding Abraham Blackman

Blackman was indebted to J.R. Stewart as well as to other parties. Includes adjudication, affidavit and petition of Stewart, statement of accounts with creditors, receipt of money paid out of court, petitioning creditors’ bills of costs to choice ...

Regarding William Bolton

Bolton was a ship builder unable to meet his engagements with his creditors as a result of losses; he was adjudged as a bankrupt by the court. Includes affidavit, adjudication, balance sheet, declaration of insolvency, petition, and proofs of debt...

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