Index to pleadings, 1784-1785: subjects

London and Middlesex Exchequer Equity Pleadings, 1685-6 and 1784-5. Originally published by London Record Society, London, 2000.

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Index to pleadings, 1784-1785: subjects

A.

Absconded, 173, 204, 248, 307

accounts, 263, 282, 317, 318

administrators, administratrixes, 161, 164, 193, 197, 212, 248, 279, 287, 288, 294, 334

Admiralty, 321

affidavit, 293

Africa, 159, 307, 317

agents, 155, 249, 266 (regimental), 290, 318, 321

agreement (see also partners), 216, 283

America, 199, 230, 322

Americans, 313

Amsterdam, 153

Antigua, 161

annuities (see also dividends), 180, 235, 240, 244, 245, 286, 309

annuities, bank (see also Bank of England), 158, 233, 259, 260, 269, 290

apprentices, 272

arbitrators, arbitration, 207, 213, 282, 320

army, 217, 266

arrest, warrant for, 173

arrests (see also imprisonment, prison), 187, 189, 203, 219, 220, 251, 306, 307, 320, 338

assault, suits for, 232, 307

assignees (in bankruptcy), 159, 166, 171, 180, 181, 198, 199, 202, 204, 215, 234, 245, 258, 267, 268, 280, 288, 310, 311, 317, 329, 341

assignees, of estates, 197, 214, 263, 276, 283, 317, 327, 337

assignment, of property, 208

attachment, at law, 290

attorney (see also solicitor), 178, 247, 289, 292, 340

attorney, power of, 158, 178, 196, 214, 295

attorney, warrant of, 235, 243, 265, 289

B.

Bach (?J. C.), 298, 299

bail, 171, 179, 219, 307

Bank of England (see also annuities), 291

bankers, 234, 331

bankrupt (see also assignees, insolvent), 152, 159, 166, 171, 177, 181, 199, 202, 204, 208, 215, 233, 234, 240, 245, 250, 258, 263, 267, 268, 280, 283, 288, 310, 311, 317, 329, 331, 335, 341

banks, 188, 250

banks, accounts, 188

Bengal, 297

bills, various, 157, 182

bill of complaint, amendment, 258

bill of complaint, revivor, 197, 287

bill of complaint, supplementary, 197, 198, 211, 258, 281, 288, 298, 299

bills of exchange, 154, 161, 173, 176, 184, 185, 187, 189, 190, 191, 196, 198, 206, 207, 215, 222, 227, 234, 243, 250, 251, 252, 255, 265, 267, 277, 279, 284, 301, 304, 305, 311, 312, 345

bill of sale, 286

bitumen (Egyptian), manufacture of, 192

blackmail, alleged, 177

boatswain, 273

bonds, 156, 157, 165, 172, 177, 181, 182, 207, 212, 213, 228, 235, 242, 245, 248, 254, 255, 256, 265, 267, 287, 288, 309, 325, 340, 344

bonds, respondentia, 203, 273, 324

bookkeeper, 319

books (see also copyright), 344

Bordeaux, 225

brewhouse, 230

brewing, 327

Bristol, 334

broker, 159, 253, 337

brothers, 304, 318

business, saleof, 245

C.

Captain, ship's officer, 159, 195, 225, 230, 280, 294, 295, 307, 322, 334

cargoes, shipping, 153, 195, 221, 225, 230, 280, 285, 307, 313, 334

carpentry, 282

carriages (see also coaches), 186

cattle, 337

certificates, 295, 307, 310

chambers, 211 (Lincoln's Inn), 237 (Lyons Inn)

Charlestown (South Carolina), 158, 221, 313

charter, of a ship, 280

cheques, bank, 188

child, 325

China, 324

clerk, 221, 311, 319, 341

cloth, 324

clothes, clothing, 247, 306

coach house, 229

coaches (see also carriages), 216, 236

commissions, army, 217, 266

commissions, sales, 306

commissioners, to implement Act of Parliament, 223

composers (see also copyright, music), 275, 298, 299, 300

composition (settlement), 257, 320

concealment, 173

contract, enforcement of, 216, 236, 328

copyhold, 160, 323

copyright, 208, 209, 210, 275, 298, 299, 300

costs, in judicial proceedings, 170, 187, 292

court house, 223

courts (see also costs, damages, decrees, injunctions, judgements, verdicts)
-, Assizes, 187 (Surrey)
-, Chancery, 304
-, Common Pleas, 154, 219, 220, 228, 232, 234, 273, 292, 307, 339
-, common law (unspecified), 225, 229, 247, 256, 262, 279, 331, 340
-, Court of Admiralty (Bristol), 295
-, Court of Admiralty, 320
-, Durham, 184
-, Exchequer ('this Court'), 171, 175, 197, 198, 228, 258, 276, 281, 287, 288, 298, 299, 311, 320, 329, 342
-, King's Bench, 153, 155, 157, 161, 162, 165, 166, 168, 170, 171, 172, 173, 176, 177, 179, 181, 185, 186, 188, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193, 196, 204, 205, 206, 207, 212, 215, 219, 220, 221, 226, 227, 230, 231, 233, 234, 235, 237, 238, 243, 245, 249, 250, 251, 252, 254, 255, 257, 258, 265, 267, 284, 285, 286, 289, 292, 295, 297, 301, 304, 305, 306, 310, 312, 313, 314, 320, 321, 322, 324, 325, 328, 329, 332, 335, 338
-, Mayor's Court, London, 290, 344 (Attornies of)
-, Palace Court, 179, 293
-, Sessions of the Peace (Guildhall, London), 311
-, Supreme Court of Judicature (Jamaica), 285

cousin, 246

crew, ship's, 321

criminal conversation, action of, 171

currency, depreciation of, 157

D.

Damages (legal), 162, 170, 171, 295, 320; (physical), 162, 326

daughters, 156, 180, 228, 274 (natural), 279, 293, 309, 329

debts, 152, 165, 167, 168, 174, 175, 179, 181, 184, 190, 191, 192, 193, 197, 198, 199, 201, 202, 203, 205, 207, 219, 220, 223, 233, 234, 241, 251, 252, 254, 255, 257, 258, 259, 260, 267, 276, 289, 290, 303, 306, 313, 314, 319, 325, 327, 334, 335, 338, 340, 345

decrees, 276, 342, 343

deeds, 160, 224

Delaware River, 230

deposit, 184, 331

deposit, bank, 188

deposit, on purchase, 330

depreciation, 157

Deptford (Kent), 155

detainer, 338

devisees, 211

Dibden, Charles, 275, 298

disablement, 169

discounting, of bills, notes, 190, 191, 222, 227, 238, 247, 250, 311, 345

discovery, of facts and/or documents, 219, 224, 248, 266, 278, 282, 308, 316, 317, 318

dispossession, 172

distringas, writ of, 291

dividends, 214, 291, 309, 327

divorce, 290

drafts (financial), 176, 178, 319, 335

drunk, 344

Dublin, 230

Dunkirk, 225

E.

EIC (East India Company), 273, 297, 324

East Florida, 313

East Indies, 273

effects, 338

ejectment, suit for, 329

employer, 173, 177, 231

endorsement, of bills, notes, 154, 161, 166, 173, 182, 186, 189, 190, 191, 215, 222, 227, 231, 247, 249, 301, 302, 303, 304, 311, 312, 331, 332, 335, 345

equity of redemption (see also mortgages), 337

Erith (Kent), 227

estates (see also assignees), 157, 167, 171, 177, 178, 193, 194, 197, 204, 212, 213, 214, 239, 240, 241, 246, 248, 256, 276, 281, 283, 309, 318, 321, 327, 337

'evens and odds' (gambling game), 254

execution, of a judgement, 243

execution, of a lease, 326, 329

executors, executrixes, 158, 161, 163, 167, 180, 183, 194, 208, 218, 228, 241, 244, 246, 256, 257, 261, 269, 276, 291, 296, 327

Excise, officers of, 264

extortion, alleged, 263

F.

Father, 163, 211, 237, 287, 295, 314, 327

fees, legal, 178

fiancé, 156

fires, 211, 336, 339

fixtures (dwelling), 231

Foot, Regiment of, 266

foreclosure (see also mortgages) 202, 211, 274, 278, 340

forgery, 302

fraud, alleged, 201, 317

furniture, 189, 286, 335

G.

Gambling, 165, 254, 259, 260

Garth, John, 298, 299

General Excise Office, 264

glass, 340

goods, household, 286

goods, sale or exchange of (acknowledged or alleged), 173, 174, 175, 176, 186, 187, 189, 190, 199, 215, 227, 240, 243, 252, 253, 257, 258, 262, 273, 282, 284, 301, 304, 311, 312, 314, 322, 324, 338, 340

goods, smuggled, 264

Gosport (Hants), 216

Government, 307

grandmother, 167

grand-uncle, 342

gratuity, 307

H.

Heavy Coaches (Company), 216

heirs, at law, 224, 246, 276

Holland, 333

hopselling, 207

horses, 235, 236, 315

hosier, 200

hotel, 335

houses, 178, 231, 270, 271, 274, 278, 309, 325

household goods, 242

husband, 158, 192, 196, 197, 228, 257, 261, 296, 325

I.

Impressed (ships), 307

immunity, from suit, claimed, 172

imprisoned, imprisonment, 170, 204, 215, 254, 277, 295, 314

incumbrances (see also land), 316

indemnity, indemnification, 202 (court-ordered), 284

indenture, 162

indigo, 153

injunction (see also relief), 153, 154, 157, 159, 161, 165, 166, 168, 170, 172, 173, 174, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180, 181, 182, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193, 196, 200, 201, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210, 213, 214, 215, 220, 221, 222, 225, 227, 228, 229, 230, 231, 234, 235, 237, 238, 242, 243, 244, 245, 247, 249, 250, 251, 252, 253, 254, 255, 257, 258, 259, 260, 262, 263, 264, 265, 267, 268, 272, 273, 275, 277, 279, 280, 282, 283, 284, 285, 287, 288, 290, 291, 292, 293, 294, 295, 297, 299, 300, 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 309, 310, 311, 312, 314, 315, 319, 320, 321, 324, 325, 328, 329, 331, 332, 334, 335, 337, 338, 340, 341, 344, 345

injuries, physical, 232

innkeeper, 306

inns, 236, 306, 319

insolvent (see also bankrupt), 178, 180, 189, 197, 213, 214, 251, 276, 303, 337

insurance, claims, policies, underwriting, 153, 159, 162, 205 (life insurance), 221, 225, 230, 294, 297, 334, 335 (fire)

interest, 203, 207, 212, 233, 254, 278

intestacy, 164, 212, 248, 287, 288, 338

inventory, 242

Ireland, 325

ironmongery, 324

Italy, 280

ivory, 317

J.

Jamaica, 285, 334, 337

judgement, 154, 181, 220, 235, 243, 265, 285, 289, 311, 332, 342, 343

K.

Kennington (Surrey), 286

Kilburn, monastery of, 343

King's Printers, 208, 209, 210

L.

Land (see also leases, messuages, mortgages, plantations, premises), 159, 161, 202, 223, 229, 240

landlord, 302

lead, white, 284

leases, leasehold, 152, 202, 214, 218, 229, 231, 237, 283, 326, 329, 330, 339

legacies, 167, 193, 194, 244, 246

legatee, 244

Light and Heavy Stroud Water, Tetbury and Cirencester Stage Coaches, 236

loans, 157, 165, 168, 176, 177, 183, 187, 202, 207, 208, 212, 227, 233, 235, 238, 242, 243, 252, 253, 254, 255, 257, 278, 282, 284, 295, 307, 309, 314, 332

lodger, 174

London, 216, 221, 280, 294
-, Devil Tavern, 212
-, Gracechurch St, 214
-, Houndsditch, 271
-, Minories, 270
-, St. Botolph without Aldgate, 270, 271
-, St. Mary Bishop Hill, 217
-, St. Paul's Churchyard, 316
-, Thames St., 286

lottery, 165, 179

Lyons Inn, Society of, 237

M.

Madeira, 322

Madras, 297

maidservant 200

maintenance, of a child, 156, 293

manor, 160, 323

mariners, see seamen

marriage, promise not to, 217

Maryland, 172, 294

master, of a ship, 317

mate, ship's officer, 321, 324

meat, 322

medical, 232

merchants, 200, 317

messuages (see also land), 160, 218, 316, 326, 329, 339

Middlesex
-, Bell and Crown Inn, Holborn, 236
-, Bond St., 339
-, Chelsea Road, 274
-, Hampstead, 342, 343
-, Lincoln's Inn, 211
-, Lyons Inn, 237
-, Manor of Highbury, Islington, 323
-, Marylebone St, 339
-, St. John's Wood, 343
-, St. Marylebone, 202
-, Stebunheath (Stepney), 160
-, Tower Hamlets, 223
-, Wapping, 231
-, Warwick St., St. James, 326
-, Weymouth Mews, 220
-, Whitechapel, 223

minor, 261, 319

miscarriage, 156

modus (see also tithes), 342

moneylender, 173

Montserrat, 224

mortgages (see also land, premises), 164, 202, 211, 212, 218, 227, 274, 278, 286, 316, 323, 337, 340

mother, 194, 217, 342

music, printing of (see also copyright), 275, 298, 299, 300

N.

Navy, service of, 155

Navy, officers and commissioners of, 155

negligence, action of, 170

nephew, 309

neutrality, certificate of, 295

Nevis, 240

Newfoundland, 280

newspaper, 152

New York, 280

Noon Gazette, 152

notes, promissory, 166, 176, 178, 182, 186, 204, 217, 219, 220, 226, 231, 238, 239, 247, 249, 253, 257, 259, 262, 268, 277, 302, 303, 306, 309, 314, 331, 332, 338

Nova Scotia, 334

O.

Office, sale of, 344

Ordnance, Board of, 262, 308

P.

Parishioners (see also tithes), 270, 271, 342, 343

Parliament, Acts of
-, Voiding notes of bankrupts (1731–2), 204
-, For improving the recovery of small debts in Tower Hamlets (19 George III), 223

parties, additional, to suit, 258, 281

partner, partnership, 165, 169, 179, 192, 195, 207, 213, 216, 233, 234, 239, 264, 285, 295, 297, 313, 333

patent, 296

penalties, 253

pencutting, 262

pens, 262

Pennsylvania, Commonwealth of, 157

Philadelphia, 200, 230

pictures, 186

plantations (see also estates, land), 161, 240, 321, 337

porters, 169

prayers, printed, 208, 209, 210

pregnancy, 156

premises (see also land), 152, 164, 202, 211, 212, 214, 227, 229, 250, 274, 283, 286, 316, 323, 326, 329, 330, 336, 339

present, 183

printing (see also copyright), 152

Prison, King's Bench, 226, 251, 255, 286, 320, 338

privateer, 285

prize money, 321

profits, 207, 239, 280, 285, 321, 337, 344

profits, discovery of, 195

profits, lost, 155, 328

property, 172

prostitute, alleged, 293

public house, 282

purchase money, 223

Q.

Quebec, 232

quills, 262

R.

Receipt, accountable, 238

rectories, impropriate, 270, 271, 342, 343

refund, 273

relief, from suit in another court (see also injunctions), 162, 203, 233, 313, 339

remarriage, 168, 257, 290, 338

repayment, 340

rent, 152, 155, 174, 229, 237, 326, 330, 339

reversion, right of, 275

rice, 221

roofs, method for slating, 296

Rotterdam, 333

S.

Sailors, seamen, 163, 272, 306, 334

salary, 171

sales, 239, 330, 333, 334, 337

Scotch factor, 213

seamen, 163, 272, 306, 334

securities, government, 261

security, 156, 161, 166, 177, 181, 184, 202, 212, 219, 220, 227, 235, 243, 248, 250, 253, 278, 286, 290, 295, 309, 319, 320, 337, 340, 341, 345

seizures, 174, 255, 264, 337

servants, 232, 325

setoff, 315

settlement, of debts, 201

shares, ships, 195, 230, 297, 307, 322

sheriff's officer, 179

shipowner (see also shares), 317, 322

shipping (see also insurance), 155, 158, 159, 280

ships (see also voyages), 196, 307, 308, 313, 317, 321, 333
-, Altona, 153
-, Ann, 294
-, Anna Catherina, 285
-, Ballatoe, 285
-, Blandford, 297
-, Britannia, 334
-, Commerce, 334
-, Empress of Russia, 163
-, Juno, 159
-, Lady Parker, 285
-, Little Joe, 221
-, Lively Privateer, 292
-, London, 280
-, Neptune, 273
-, Prince Alfred, 295
-, Prince of Wales, 308
-, Providence, 221
-, Prudente, 225
-, Resolution, 158
-, Rochford, 324
-, Royal George, 155
-, Santa Anna, 295
-, St. Anne, 321
-, Success, 230
-, Two Friends, 322
-, William & Robert, 195

ships, French, 159, 321

ships, Portuguese, 295

ships, sale of, 333

shipwreck, 153, 162, 163, 221, 225, 229, 294, 322, 334

shop, 306

silk, 253

sisters, 177, 337

slaves, 162, 337

sloop, 308

slopseller, 287, 288

society, for the assistance of sick members, 169

solicitor, 249

sons, 167, 180, 194, 208, 211, 212, 237

spinsters, 156, 244, 261, 325

stables, 229

stationer, 262

steward (manorial), 160

stock in trade, 289, 335, 336

stock market, 259, 260, 332

sugar, 161, 240, 285

suicide, 217

suit, abatement of, 164, 279, 287

suit, revival of (see also bill of complaint), 164, 197, 258, 279, 287, 329

T.

Tailor, 258, 314

taverns, 212, 293

tea, 315

theft, 215, 242, 284 (pickpocketing), 325, 337

tithes, 270, 271, 342, 343

transportation (see also ships), 186, 216, 236, 315

trust, trustees, 158, 161, 180, 189, 195, 211, 213, 214, 223, 237, 239, 241, 261, 269, 280, 291, 309, 321, 327, 335, 336

U.

Underwriters, of insurance, 153, 159, 205, 221, 225, 294, 297

Union Fire Office, 336

United States, 157

usury, alleged, 253

V.

Verdicts, 166, 170, 171, 187, 220, 262, 290

voyages, 155, 159, 221, 225, 230, 272, 280, 292, 294, 297, 308, 322, 333

W.

Wagers, 259, 260, 332

wages, 163, 200, 272, 341

wagon, 319

War of Independence, time of, 172

warehouse, 242

warranty, 159, 205

West Indies (see also Montserrat, Nevis), 153, 155, 159, 272, 313, 334

whale oil, 328

widow, 192, 218, 228, 241, 242, 246, 256, 257, 294, 327, 338

wife, 168, 180, 181, 261, 262, 269, 329, 335

will, 244, 246, 269, 318, 342

witness, 178

workshop, 336

writ of error, 171