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Laramore et al. vs. Chastain Supreme Court Practice.

Discretion of Superior Court in order of business.

Effect of acknowledgment of service,

592

Baker et ux. et al. vs. Bush, adm'r. Administrator,

when may retain debt due to himself,

594

Galloway vs. the State. Continuance. Judge acting as

trior,

596

French & Aven, vs. Campbell. Garnishment. Burden

of proof,

600

McGuire et al. vs. Johnson. Costs, in Supreme and

Superior Courts, upon writs of error,

· 604

Holman vs. Carhart, Bro's & Co. Partners. What a

plea in bar,

608

Jones vs. The City Council &c. of Columbus. Illegality.

Municipal taxes on non-resident's property in the city.

Title of. Acts,

610

Rives, guardian vs. Sneed. Adopted child. Custody of.

Jurisdiction of Ordinary to appoint guardian for, 612

Bryan ex’or, &c. ys. Rooks, adm'r, &c. Husband, when

entitled to wife's estate. Distribution of Adminis-

tration,

622

Russell vs. Arnold. Garnishment, exemptions under, 625

Christian vs. Mansfield. Continuance, Attorney may

make showing for,

628

Holiday vs. Riodan Ne exeat. Affidavit,

629

McColgan vs. McKay. Practice. New evillence admis-

sible to suve non-suit,

631

Cottle vs. Dodsou. Claim. To what Courts returnable, 633

Brooks vs. Colley, adm’r, &c. Practice in equity.

Amen Iments,

634

Shelton et al. vs. Wright, adm’r. Equity. An illegiti-

mate child, legitimated, inherits with lawful children, 636

Strauss vs. Waldo, Barry & Co. Partnership, denial of.

Plea in bar,

641

Johnson & Co. vs. The Mechanics and Savings Bank.

Complaint and bail. Liabilily for advances made to

buy cotton. What amounts to payment,

643

CASES

ARGUED AND DETERMINED

IN THE

SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA,

AT ATLANTA,

MARCH TERM, 1858.

Present-JOSEPH H LUMPKIN,

CHARLES. J. McDONALD, Judges.
HENRY L. BENNING,

Josiah Prron, surviving executor, plaintiff in error, vs. SA

RAH C. PARKER, and others, defendants in error.

A deed of gift of a slave, if made and recorded according to the provisions of the

Act of 1838, “to prescribe the mode of aking gifts of slaves," is good against subsequent purchasers from the donor.

Trover, from Spalding county. Tried before Judge CABINESS, November Term, 1857.

This was an action of trover brought by Sarah C. Parker, and others, against Josiah Pyron and Lewis Pyron, executors of James Shipp, deceased, for the recovery of a negro woman slave named Caroline.

Lewis Pyron, one of the executors, died pending the suit, and the action proceeded against the survivor.

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