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MEETINGS OF CREDITORS.

RE a. HARRIS. The first meeting of creditors in the estate of George Harris, of Dunedin, dealer, which was called for yesterday morning, lapsed for want of a quorum. The bankrupt's statement showed liabilities to unsecured creditors to the amount of L 39 6s lid, of which the following are the principal:—D. Benjamin, L 7 15s; P. Hayman, L 7 0s 3d; Sargood, Son, and Ewen, L 6 8i lOd; J. and A. Park, L 5; J. Edmonds, IA Is; O. H. Marsden, LI 10s 7d; Martin and Watson, LI 9s; J. Swan, LI 8s 9d; A- Levy, LI 2s; and A. Wilson, LI. There was also an item of LlB for rent. The only secured creditor was Robert Franois, who held a bill of sale over the furniture and stock of bankrupt for L 57, the estimated value of the security being LSO. Assets, nil. Mr Francis said that, if he was in order, he would move that the bankrupt be recommended for discharge. The Assignee pointed out that though there were three creditors present, one had not proved, and that therefore there was no meeting, and such a motion would have no effect; but he would minute in the book that the three oreditors present were in favor ef the debtor getting hia discharge. This was done, and the meeting stood formally adjourned. BE J. ». SCOTT (fItSBOB^E).

A Gisborne telegram says that the statement of J. R. Scott, bankrupt, shows:— Assets, L 1.518. Secured creditors, L 1,709 ; unsecured, L 2.247. The principal unsecured creditors are—Dunlop and Bourko (spirit merchants, Gisborne), L 059 j P. Hayman and Co, (Auckland), L 200; L. Levy (Auckland), L 12 4; Speight and Co. (Dunedin), L 106; James Allen (Sydney ),L73; M'Gregor, M'Gavin, and Smith (Dunedin), L6O. There are a laige number of creditors in different parts of the colony.

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MEETINGS OF CREDITORS., Evening Star, Issue 8018, 21 September 1889

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MEETINGS OF CREDITORS. Evening Star, Issue 8018, 21 September 1889

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