Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.


At a meeting of tho creditors of Andrew Graham, ex-member for Gisborne, bankrupt made a statement that when in business with Kinross (of Napier) the firm lost considerably over bad speculations, and when the Glasgow Bank failure came had to realise all its assets. Since then he carried on business and lost considerably by depreciation in the value of property, and as surety for a large contract, besides losses in trade and by fire. He had given up alUo his creditors, leaving his wife and family destitute. Debtor, in explanation to the solicitor for tho Assets Company, Edinburgh, admitted that L 9,590 set down to the company had been expended in the above losses. He was not authorised to use any part of this L 9,500 of the Asset Company’s funds. Ho was acting as the company’s attorney. Ho did not disclose to the company that their money was being used in that way. A motion was carried that the debtor have back his furniture, valued at L 250. The meeting adjourned nine die.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

Bibliographic details

THE BANKRUPTCY ACT., Issue 8056, 5 November 1889

Word Count

THE BANKRUPTCY ACT. Issue 8056, 5 November 1889

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.