Date of Decision: 1772
Abstract: John Finlay, pursuer, is the son of Robert Finlay, defender. John and Robert operated a shoe factory in Glasgow as a partnership, with Robert owning two-thirds interest and John owning one-third. The partnership experienced financial difficulty and was placed in trusteeship. John's trustees are suing Robert's trustees to see if Robert owes any money to John from the venture. Robert insists that he does not owe any money to John from the partnership and further seeks certain documents and books from the partnership.
Subjects: Bankruptcy, Copartnership, Debt

Published Report

Not Reported


John Finlay
Robert Finlay, Father of John Finlay

People or Organizations Associated with Case

Advocate for Defender:
William Craig, Lord Craig
Named in case documents:
Ludovick Grant, Accountant
William Macghie, Agent of the partnership
Lord Ordinary:
Sir David Dalrymple, Lord Hailes, 3rd Baronet of Nova Scotia

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