Date of Decision: 21 Jan 1767
Abstract: (From Morison) In February 1734, James Maxwell of Kirkconnell accepted a bill to Maxwell of Craswadda for L. 38 Sterling, payable 1st May thereafter. This was allowed to lie over, without being protested or registrated, or any diligence on it, till summer 1765; when an action for payment was brought, at instance of Craswadda's executor, against James Maxwell then of Kirkconnell, as representing his father James Maxwell, the acceptor of the foresaid bill. Lord Ordinary decerned for payment; the defenders reclaimed to the Lords.
Subjects: Bill of Exchange

Published Report

William Morison, The Decisions of the Court of Session (1811), 1645

Litigants

Defender:
James Maxwell, of Kirkconnell, Son of Acceptor
Pursuer:
John Maxwell, Executor for Creditor

People or Organizations Associated with Case

Named in case documents:
James Maxwell, of Kirkconnell, Acceptor of bill of exchange
Andrew Hunter, Managed some financial matters for Lady Logan
Mary Riddel, Mother of Defender
Lady Logan, Constituent of William Maxwell of Carswadda
William Maxwell, of Craswadda, Creditor in bill of exchange
Lord Ordinary:
Alexander Boswell, Lord Auchinleck
Advocate for Defender:
William Mackenzie, of Belmaduthie
Advocate for Pursuer:
Robert MacQueen, Lord Braxfield

Organizations