Case of the Opinion of Mr Phillimore, of Lincoln's Inn

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CASE OF THE OPINION of Mr Phillimore, of Lincoln's Inn. The case refers to the death of Richard Scott, esq., of Shrewsbury in April 1821 before the agreement to exchange & purchase lands at Peniarth Uchaf, co. Merioneth with Mr Wynne had been formalised. Mr Scott died intestate and his real estate descended upon his heir, George Jonathan Scott, a minor and a ward of the Court of Chancery. Mr Phillimore is of the opinion that the adminstratix, Lady Keane, would have a right to insist that the verbal agreement should not be performed unless made out comformably to the rules laid down by the Courts of Equity. The document includes a summary of the correspondence (no. 705 and a valuation of the lands involved).

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