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Record 7 of 13

System Number: 12197
Date: 13 October 1877
Author: Edmund Newman[1]
Place: London
Recipient: James Anderson Rose[2]
Place: London
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC
Document Type: PD/Ms


1877. I. No. 300.

In the High Court of Justice
Common Pleas Division

Johnson   }
      v       }
Whistler   }
(Sued &c)}

Plaintiffs Costs of Judgement

To Mr J. A. Rose
Defendant's Solicitor
11 Salisbury St[ree]t. Strand

Take Notice that I shall attend to tax the within costs at the Master's Office Exchequer Division No. 7 Stone Buildings Chancery Lane London on Tuesday the 16th day of October 1877 at 12 o'clock at noon -

Dated this 13th day of October 1877. -

Yours &c.

Edmund Newman

Plaintiffs Solicitor
15 Cliffords Inn
London -

[p. 2] 1877. I. No. 300

'93a'[3]

In the High Court of Justice
Common Pleas Division

Between John Johnson[4] - Plaintiff
- and -
James Abbott McNiel [sic] Whistler
(sued as "James A. McNiel [sic] Whistler") - Defendant

Plaintiffs Costs of Judgment under order dated 12th day of October 1877.

    1877 Trinity Sittings 1877.      
    Augt 18 Letter before action " 3 6
    Septr 18 Instructions to sue " 6 8
      Writ of Summons and attending to issue and paid " 11 8
      Special Indorsement " 5 "
1     Copy for Service " 2 "
1     Service of Writ on Defendant at Chelsea " 8 "
    24 - Affidavit of Service and paid oath " 6 6
    26. Searching Appearance and paid " 4 4
      Instructions for affidavit in support of Summons for leave to sign Judgment " 6 8
      Drawing and Ingrossing same " 6 8
1     Copy Writ to annex " 2 "
      Exhibit " 1 "
    Octr 1. Attending Plaintiff reading over and on his being sworn " 6 8
      Pair oath and Exhibit " 2 6
3/ -   £ 3 13 2

 

[p. 3]

3 -   £ 3 13 2
      Copy affidavit for Defendant's Solicitor " 1 8
      Paid filing affidavit " 2 "
      Paid for Summons for leave to sign Judgment Copy and service " 8 6
    Octr 4 - Attending Summons same adjourned till Tuesday next " 3 4
3 4   Attending Defendant's Solicitor on terms and he was to write me with a proposal " 6 8
1 1 6 - Copy letter from Defendant's Solicitor and letter to Plaintiff therewith and thereon " 5 "
    9 - Attending Summons same further adjoined till Friday next " 3 4
    11 - Attending Plaintiff taking his instructions to accede to Defendant's proposal " 6 8
6 8 12 - Attending Defendant's Solicitor informing him thereof and on his handing me Cheque for £10 on account and giving him receipt and undertaking not to issue Execution until after 12th November " 6 8
6 8   Attending adjourned Summons never made " 6 8
      Paid for order Copy and Service " 6 6
      Copy order to keep " 1 "
      Drawing Judgment " 3 4
      Copy to file and Entering " 4 "
      Attending to sign " 3 4
      Paid " 10 "
13 -   £ 7. 11 10

 

[p. 4]

13 -   £ 7 11 10
4     Drawing Costs and Copy and Copy for Defendant's Solicitor " 8 "
      Notice of taxing Copy and Service " 4 "
      Attending Taxing " 6 8
12     Sittings fee &c 15
15     £ 9 5 6
      Taxed off 13
      £ 8 12 6
      Paid Taxing   
      £ 15

 


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Notes:

1.  Edmund Newman
Edmund Newman (b. ca 1829), of Newman and Payne, solicitor [more].

2.  James Anderson Rose
James Anderson Rose (1819-1890), solicitor [more].

3.  '93a'
Added in top right corner, probably by Rose.

4.  John Johnson
John Johnson, coal merchant in Chelsea [more]. This is one of several documents on the case of Whistler v. Johnson (#12202, #12199, #12200, #12210, #12207, #12197). The document came with JW's legal papers to James Anderson Rose (1819-1890), solicitor [more].