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:
John Maxwell
Pursuer:
James Maxwell

People or Organizations Associated with Case

Named in case documents:
William Maxwell, Creditor on bill of exchange. Father of John Maxwell.
Andrew Hunter, Managed some financial matters for Lady Logan
James Maxwell, Father of James Maxwell, Pursuer, Granted bill to William Maxwell of Carswadda.
Mary Riddel, Mother of James Maxwell, Pursuer.
Lady Logan, Constituent of William Maxwell of Carswadda

Organizations