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Insolvent Debtors 1757

Articles from the London Gazette

Provided by Lindsey Withers

The under-mentioned Persons claiming the Benefit of the Act lately passed for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors, the following Notices have been brought to the Printer of the London Gazette, to be inserted in this Paper, and are herein inserted in Obedience to the said Act.

London Gazette - Issue 9657 published on the 29 January 1757

The following Person being a Fugitive for Debt and beyond the Seas on or before the first of January 1755, and having surrendered himself to the Warden of his Majesty's Prison of the Fleet, hereby gives Notice, that he intends to take the Benefit of the late Act of Parliament made in the Twenty Eighth Year of the Reign of his present Majesty King George the Second, intitled, An Act for Relief of Insolvent Debtors, at the next General or Quarter Sessions of the Peace to be held at the Guildhall of the City of London, in and for the said City, or at the Adjournment of that, or of the last General or Quarter Sessions, which shall happen next after Thirty Days from the FIRST Publication of the under-mentioned Name, viz.

Third Notice.

Thomas Wood, formerly of Newton Abbott, in the Parish of Woolborough, in the County of Devon, and afterwards of Boston in New England, Surgeon and Apothecary; since of London, and last of New Brunswick in the New Jerseys, and Nova Scotia in North America, Clerk, Surgeon, and Apothecary.

London Gazette - Issue 9661 published on the 12 February 1757

The following Person being a Fugitive for Debt and beyond the Seas on or before the First of January 1755, and having surrendred himself to the Keeper of the Poultry Comptor, in the City of London, hereby gives Notice, that he intends to take the benefit of the late Act of parliament made in the Twenty Eighth Year of the Reign of his present Majesty King George the Second, intitled, An Act for Relief of Insolvent Debtors, at the next General or Quarter Sessions of the Peace to be held at the guildhall in the City of London, in and for the said City, or at the Adjournment of that, or of the last General or Quarter Sessions, which shall happen next after the Thirty Days from the FIRST Publication of the under mentioned Name, viz.

Second Notice.

William Porter, formerly of Plymouth, in the County of Devon, but now of St. John's Wapping, Mariner.

London Gazette - Issue 9665 published on the 26 February 1757

Whereas it was advertized in this Paper of the 19th of February last, that the Creditors of Henry Parmintr, late of the City of Exeter in the County of Devon, Gentleman, lately discharged out of His Majesty's Prison of the Fleet, by Virtue of a late Act of Parliament for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors, were to meet on the 25th Day of said February now last, at Six o'Clock in the Evening, at the Half Moon Tavern, Holbourn, London, to choose an Assignee or Assignees of the said Henry Parminter's Estate and effects, according to the Directions of the said Act; and whereas some of his Creditors met, but did not agree on a proper Person or Persons to be chosen his Assignee or Assignees; Notice is therefore hereby given to the Creditors of the said Henry Parminter, to meet on Friday the 4th Day of March Instant, at the Half Moon Tavern, Holbourn, London, at Six o'Clock in the Evening, to choose an Assignee or Assignees of the said Henry Parminter's Estate and Effects, according to the Directions of the said Act of Parliament.

London Gazette - Issue 9666 published on the 1 March 1757

The following Person being a fugitive for Debt, and beyond the Seas on or before the 1st of January 1755, and having surrendered himself to the Sheriff's Ward or Prison within the Parish of St. Thomas the Apostle, in the County of Devon, hereby gives Notice, that he intends to take the Benefit of the late Act of Parliament made in the Twenty Eighth Year of the Reign of his present Majesty King George the Second, intitled, An Act for Relief of Insolvent Debtors, at the next General or Quarter Sessions of the Peace to be held at the Castle of Exeter, in and for the said County of Devon, or at the Adjournment of that, or of the last General or Quarter Sessions, which shall happen next after Thirty Days from the FIRST Publication of the under-mentioned Name, viz.

Third Notice.

Nicholas Oliver, late of Kingsland, within the Parish of Maker, in the County of Devon, Mariner.