Documents pertain to a case filed by farmer (Marsh), farmer (Marsh), labourer (Marsh), married woman (Brough), widow (Reilly), married woman (Briscoe), married woman (Jones), married woman (Terrill), married woman against farmer (Marsh) regarding land owned by the plaintiff's late mother (Sarah Marsh) and fraudulent activity on a lease agreement preceding her death.
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 by plaintiffs
6. Order for discovery of documents
7. Affidavit of defendant as to documents
8. Affidavit as to documents
9. Amended statement of claim
10. Summons for leave to deliver interrogatories
11. Affidavit by Esau William Marsh in support of summons for leave to deliver interrogatories
12. Affidavit of service of summons for leave to deliver interrogatories and affidavit of Esau William Marsh in support
13. Amended statement of defence
14. Order giving plaintiffs leave to administer interrogatories for the examination of defendant
15. Praecipe to set down case for trial
16. Answer of defendant to interrogatories
17. Praecipe to seal subpoena for James Wakelin Brown
18. Summons for order for joinder of further parties
19. Affidavit by Ivor George Prichard in support of summons for order for joinder of further parties
20. Praecipe to set down action for trial
21. Affidavit by Ivor George Prichard of service
22. Affidavit by Robert James Boyd of service
23. Affidavit of service by James Percy Munro Bertram
24. Affidavit by Arthur Ede of service
25. Affidavit by Charles Rupert Stead of service
26. Affidavit by Robert James Boyd of execution of consent by John Northcott
27. Affidavit by Arthur Ede of execution of consent by Darcy Northcott and Jane Gifkins (nee Northcott) to joinder as plaintiffs
28. Order joining further parties
29. Allocatur
30. Application for appointment for taxation of costs of solicitors for defendant and appointment
31. Bill of costs
32. Allocatur
33. Application for appointment to tax plaintiffs' costs
34. Miscellaneous documents
Department
Archives
Production Date
1929
Credit Line
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 
Accession No
ARC2018-112

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