Jackson, Qui Tam, Company v Gisling

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtCourt of the King's Bench
Judgment Date01 January 1795
Date01 January 1795

English Reports Citation: 93 E.R. 1105

COURTS OF CHANCERY, KING'S BENCH, COMMON PLEAS AND EXCHEQUER

Davis
and
ers. Miller Et Ux'

davis vers. miller et Ux'. Words not actionable. These words, "You cheated the lawyer of his linen, and stood bawd to your daughter, to make it up with him, you cheat every body, you cheated me of a sheet, you cheated Mr. Saunders, and I will let him know it:" were held not actionable, without a colloquium of the plaintiff's trade or profession (1). (1) Vide 1 Com. Dig. tit. Action for Defamation (F. 7), 268. 1106 MICHAELMAS TEEM, 16 GEO. 2 J STRANGE, 1170. [1170] michaelmas term, 16 georgii 2, eegis. in B. R. Sir William Lee, Knt., Chief Justice. Sir William Chappie, Knt., Martin Wright, Eaq., Thomas Denison, Esq., Justices...

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