Jesse Simmons Plaintiff V Ernest Arthur Ward and Eliza Annie Ward Defendants [item]
Documents pertain to a case filed by a contractor (Simmons) against a contractor (Ward) and a married woman (Ward) regarding money owed for the clearing of land and the construction of a dwelling house. The plaintiff also claims the land on which he built the house was falsely represented as being the property of Ernest Ward when in fact it belonged to Eliza Ward. Includes consent to appointment of commissioner under rules 172 and 177, a commission for examination of witness, an order of discovery, evidence of Johann Mehrtens, and a list of issues for the jury with responses.
See: Taranaki Scandals The Court Record Collection page for more details on the collection and other interesting cases. http://pukeariki.com/Heritage-Collections/Taranaki-Scandals
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