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Documents pertain to a case filed by widow (Bracegirdle) against married woman (Drake) regarding the final will and testament of the plaintiff, George Bracegirdle. The plaintiff claims she sighted a will belonging to the deceased before his death, that endowed his full estate to her as executrix of his estate. The plaintiff further claims she has been unable to locate the Bracegirdle's will since his death. The defendants (the plaintiff's and deceased's children) confessed judgement in this suit and consented to the probate of the will to be granted to Ada Fanny Bracegirdle.
Documents include:
1. Warrant to sue
2. Writ of summons and statement of claim
3. Praecipe to set down action
4. Affidavit of Claude Horace Weston as to the fitness of Petitioner to be admitted guardian ad litem
5. Petition of Robert Clinton Hughes to be admitted as guardian ad litem
6. Motion for an order that the petitioner be admitted as guardian ad litem on behalf of the defendants Nolan Thomas Bracegirdle and Ruby Miriel Bracegirdle
7. Affidavit of Robert Clinton Hughes in support of petition
8. Warrant to defend (Cuthbert Bracegirdle)
9. Warrant to defend (May Drake and 7 others)
10. Authority to solicitor to consent to judgment (Cuthbert Bracegirdle)
11. Confession of judgment (May Drake and 7 others)
12. Order that Robert Clinton Hughes be admitted as Guardian ad litem on behalf of the defendants Nolan Thomas Bracegirdle and Ruby Miriel Bracegirdle
13. Application and appointment for taxation of plaintiff's costs
14. Application and appointment for taxation of defendant's costs
15. Bill of costs (for taxation) of Messrs Roy, Nicholson & Bennett
16. Registrar's certificate of taxation of costs of plaintiff
17. Registrar's certificate of taxation of costs of defendants
18. Defendants bill of costs
Accession No
ARC2017-859

Documents pertain to a case filed by company (C. & A. Odlin Timber and Hardware Company Limited) against timber merchant (Martini) regarding an unpaid account. Judgement was ruled in favour of the plaintiff as the defendant did not file a statement of defence.
Documents include:
1. Writ of summons and statement of claim
2. Declaration of authority to act
3. Affidavit of service and writ of summons and statement of claim
4. Judgment by default
Accession No
ARC2017-858

Documents pertain to a case filed by company (Stuart & Chapman Limited) against timber merchant (Martini) regarding an unpaid account.
Documents include:
1. Warrant to sue
2. Writ of summons and statement of claim
Accession No
ARC2017-857

Documents pertain to a case filed by farmer (Phillpotts) against farmer (Emeny) regarding unpaid rent.
Documents include:
1. Warrant to sue
2. Writ of summons and statement of claim
3. Declaration of authority to act
Accession No
ARC2017-856

Documents pertain to a case filed by farmer (Rogers) against garage proprietor and motor car agent (Johnson) regarding the failure to execute a memorandum of lease.
Documents include:
1. Warrant to sue
2. Writ of summons and statement of claim
3. Warrant to defend
4. Praecipe to set down
5. Amended statement of claim
6. Statement of defence and counterclaim
Accession No
ARC2017-855

Documents pertain to a case filed by land agent (Joll) against farmers (Pease and Preece) regarding a guarantor agreement of a loan, that the plaintiff claims he was fraudulently induced into signing.
Documents include:
1. Declaration of authority to act
2. Affidavit as to place where cause of action arose
3. Declaration of authority to act
4. Statement of defence
5. Praecipe to set down case
6. Order for discovery by defendants
7. Warrant to sue
8. Order for discovery by plaintiff
9. Affidavit of documents
10. Affidavit of documents
11. Praecipe to set down action
12. Praecipe for subpoena
13. Proposed amendments to settlement of claim
14. Proposed amendments to statement of defence
Accession No
ARC2017-854

Documents pertain to a case filed by farmer (Willis) against company (J.G. Ward & Co Limited) regarding the administration of the "Sutton Cup" (awarded by the South Taranaki branch of the New Zealand Farmers Union for the best half acre of crop).
Documents include:
1. Warrant to sue
2. Affidavit as to place where cause of action arose
3. Writ of summons and statement of claim
4. Warrant to defend
5. Statement of defence
6. Order for discovery
7. Praecipe to set down case
8. Praecipe to seal subpoenas
9. Praecipe to seal subpoena ad test
10. Praecipe to seal subpoena
11. Miscellaneous documents
Accession No
ARC2017-853

Documents pertain to a case filed by farmer (Corfield) against the King regarding an incident where the plaintiff was hit on the head and knocked unconscious on Devon Street in New Plymouth by a falling piece of timber that was dropped by men working on telephone wires overhead. The suit was discontinued by the plaintiff.
Documents include:
1. Authority to solicitor to act
2. Petition
3. Warrant to defend
4. Plea
5. Discontinuance
Accession No
ARC2017-852

Documents pertain to a case filed by "aboriginal natives" (Paratene, Makutu, Horomona and Rona) against farmer (Fitzsimmons) regarding lease of land belonging to the late Taura Kingi, which the plaintiffs claim is invalid and void.
Documents include:
1. Warrant to sue
2. Writ of summons and statement of claim
Accession No
ARC2017-851

Documents pertain to a case filed by farmer (Martin) against taxi driver (Harris) regarding an accident between he plaintiff (a pedestrian) and the defendant (driving a motor vehicle). The suit was settled by the defendant.
Documents include:
1. Warrant to sue
2. Writ of summons and statement of claim
3. Declaration by solicitor of authority to act
4. Statement of defence
5. Notice for jury of twelve
6. Praecipe to set down case
7. Praecipe to seal subpoenas
8. Amended statement of claim
9. Memorandum of terms of settlement
Accession No
ARC2017-850

Documents pertain to a case filed by company (A. Hatrick & Company Limited) against motor engineers (Jenkins and Jenkins) regarding occupancy on leased land.
Documents include:
1. Warrant to sue
2. Writ of summons and statement of claim
3. Warrant to defend
4. Statement of defence and counterclaim
5. Order of discovery
6. Order for discovery by defendants
7. Praecipe to set down for trial
8. Statement of defence and counterclaim
9. Plaintiff's affidavit of documents
10. Summons for leave to deliver interrogatories
11. Affidavit of defendants in support of application for leave to deliver interrogatories
12. Affidavit as to documents
13. Answer of plaintiff to interrogatories delivered by defendants
Accession No
ARC2017-849

Documents pertain to a case filed by farmer (Derrett), dentist (Long), farmer (Long), widow (Long) and indent agent (Sargent) against dairy farmer (Donald) and engineers (Hunger, Hunger and Hunger) regarding land that was being leased to the defendants, as part of the last will and testament of William Derrett the elder.
Documents include:
1. Declaration of authority to act
2. Writ of summons and statement of claim
3. Warrant to defend
4. Statement of defence
5. Praecipe to set down action for trial
6. Order for discovery by defendants
Accession No
ARC2017-848

Documents pertain to a case filed by labourer (Watt) against wife of labourer (Anderson) regarding an unpaid mortgage. Judgement was ruled in favour of the plaintiff.
Documents include:
1. Warrant to sue
2. Writ of summons and statement of claim
3. Affidavit of service
4. Praecipe to set down action for trial
5. Judgment on trial by a judge
Accession No
ARC2017-847

Documents pertain to a case filed by wife of defendant (Pitt) against farmer (Pitt) regarding ownership of a farm after the couple had separated.
Documents include:
1. Warrant to sue
2. Writ of summons and statement of claim
3. Statement of defence and counter-claim
4. Warrant to defend
5. Praecipe to set down action for trial
6. Statement of defence to counter-claim
Accession No
ARC2017-846

Documents pertain to a case filed by carpenter (Kemp) against journalist (Bradbury) regarding a motor vehicle accident between the plaintiff and the defendant. The suit was discontinued by the plaintiff.
Documents include:
1. Warrant to sue
2. Writ of summons and statement of claim
3. Affidavit of James Frank Kemp as to jurisdiction
4. Discontinuance
Accession No
ARC2017-845

Documents pertain to a case filed by farmer (Carthew) against retired chief postmaster (Chaney) and farmer (Alexander) regarding an unpaid mortgage.
Documents include:
1. Declaration of authority to act
2. Writ of summons and statement of claim
Accession No
ARC2017-844

Documents pertain to a case filed by gardener (White) against company (The United Service Bus Company) regarding a motor vehicle accident between the plaintiff and a bus belonging to the defendant company. Judgement was ruled in favour of the plaintiff.
Documents include:
1. Affidavit as to place where cause of action arose
2. Warrant by plaintiff to solicitor to sue
3. Writ of summons and statement of claim
4. Warrant to defend
5. Statement of defence
6. Order for discovery
7. Praecipe to set down case for trial
8. Notice for jury of twelve
9. Praecipe to seal subpoenas
10. Praecipe to seal subpoena
11. Praecipe to seal subpoena
12. Praecipe to seal subpoena
13. Praecipe for sheriff's fee for drawing jury
14. Summons to show cause against order for special jury
15. Affidavit in support of summons for special jury
16. Further particulars
17. Summons for commission to take evidence
18. Affidavit in support of summons for commission to examine witness
19. Praecipe to seal subpoena
20. Affidavit of service
21. Order for permission to take evidence at Auckland
22. Praecipe for subpoena on behalf of defendant
23. Praecipe for sealing commission
24. Order for special jury
25. Praecipe for witness for defendant
26. Evidence taken on commission before the Registrar, Supreme Court Auckland on Thursday the 1st. day of December 1927
27. Commission for examination of witnesses
28. Affidavit of documents
29. Amended statement of defence
30.Judgment
31. Plaintiff's claim for costs
32. Magistrates notes of evidence in case of Police V Smith
33. Miscellaneous documents
Accession No
ARC2017-843

Documents pertain to a case filed by farmer (Rogers) against solicitor (Syme), farmer (Rogers), farmer (Rogers) and the Public Trustee as executor of the will of farmer (Rogers) contesting the will of the late Josiah Rogers.
Documents include:
1. Warrant to sue
2. Writ of summons and statement of claim
3. Warrant to defend
4. Statement of defence
5. Statement of defence
6. Order for discovery
7. Praecipe for setting down action for hearing
8. Warrant to defend
9. Judgment of Ostler, J
10. Judgment
11. Judgment
12. Memorandum of costs of the plaintiff Harper Clarence Rogers
13. Consent to judgment
14. Miscellaneous documents
Accession No
ARC2017-842

Documents pertain to a case filed by the Public Trustee as administrator of the estate of farmer (Wilson) against company (Taranaki Electric-Power Board) regarding the death of Wilson after he came into contact with a wire fence on his farm that had come into contact with a high tension wire carrying 6600 volts of electricity. Judgement was ruled in favour of the plaintiff.
Documents include:
1. Warrant to sue
2. Writ of summons and statement of claim
3. Warrant to defend
4. Statement of defence
5. Order for discovery
6. Praecipe to set down action for trial
7. Praecipe for Sheriff's fee to draw jury
8. Motion for judgment and apportionment of damages
9. Affidavit of George Milne Spence
10. Terms of settlement of action
11. Judgment and order for apportionment of damages
Accession No
ARC2017-841

Documents pertain to a case filed by company (Phillipps & Impey Limited) against company (Harwoods Limited) regarding an unpaid loan.
Documents include:
1. Writ of summons
2. Declaration of authority to act
Accession No
ARC2017-840

Documents pertain to a case filed by company (Stratford Loan and Deposit Company Limited) against farmer (Diggins). Statement of claim is missing. Judgement was ruled in favour of the plaintiff.
Documents include:
1. Certificate of judgement of magistrates court holden at Stratford
2. Final judgment
3. Charging order absolute
4. Praecipe for writ of sale
Accession No
ARC2017-839

Documents pertain to a case filed by farmers wife (Bradley) against electric-linesman (Power) and married woman (Power) regarding the sale of land. Judgement was ruled in favour of the plaintiff.
Documents include:
1. Affidavit as to where cause of action arose
2. Warrant to sue
3. Writ of summons and statement of claim
4. Warrant to defend
5. Statement of defence of Richard Michael Power
6. Statement of defence of Bridget Power
7. Statement of defence to counterclaim of the defendant Richard Michael Power
8. Order for discovery
9. Praecipe to set case down for hearing
10. Amended statement of defence of Bridget Power
11. Amended statement of defence of Richard Michael Power
12. Praecipe for subpoena ad testificandum
13 Amended statement of claim
14. Statement of defence to amended statement of claim
15. Statement of defence to amended statement of claim
16. Amended statement of defence to counterclaim of the defendant Richard Michael Power
17. Praecipe to set case down for hearing before a judge alone
Accession No
ARC2017-838

Documents pertain to a case filed by sharemilker (Lehmann) against farmer (Muggeridge) and married woman (Thompson) regarding the breach of a sharemilking contract. Judgement was ruled in favour of the plaintiff.
Documents include:
1. Warrant to sue
2. Writ of summons and statement of claim
3. Warrant to defend
4. Statement of defence
5. Praecipe to set down
6. Praecipe to seal subpoena
7. Praecipe to seal subpoena
8. Confession of part of claim
9. Judgment
10 Judgement of Ostler J.
11. Registrar's certificate as to costs
12. Consent to security on appeal
13. Praecipe for copy judgment fee
14. Notice of motion on appeal
15. Miscellaneous documents
Accession No
ARC2017-837

Documents pertain to a case filed by retired man (The Bank of New Zealand) against wife of solicitor (Bennett) and others regarding a debt to the plaintiff company by the defendants including the Manaia Loan Company. The suit was discontinued by the plaintiff.
Documents include:
1. Warrant to sue
2. Writ of summons and statement of claim
3. Declaration of authority to defend
4. Statement of defence
5. Statement of defence
6. Declaration of authority to act
7. Praecipe to set case down for hearing
8. Affidavit of C.A.L. Smith
9. Affidavit of C.A.L. Smith
10. Summons for order to strike out statement of defence
11. Summons for order to strike out statement of defence
12. Summons for order to strike out statement of defence
13. Notice of discontinuance of action
Accession No
ARC2017-836

Documents pertain to a case filed by retired man (Velae) against company (The Stratford Loan and Deposit Company Limited) regarding chattels belonging with a land purchase.
Documents include:
1. Warrant to sue
2. Writ of summons and statement of claim
3. Warrant to defend
4. Statement of defence
5. Praecipe to set down
Accession No
ARC2017-835
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