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Source: Bell's Weekly Messenger, No.1838, Sunday, June 26, 1831

[Court of Common Pleas]

In the Court of Common Pleas, on Friday, an action was brought by a shoe-maker, named Dean, against a Mr. Mivart, to recover 40l. for boots and shoes supplied to him within about 14 months. The Lord Chief Justice left it to the Jury to say whether any and what amount of this debt beyond the sum paid into court was incurred for necessaries for a young man in the defendant's station of life at the time when the goods were supplied, during a part of which period he was a student at the University of Cambridge. The Jury struck off 15l. from the amount claimed, and returned a verdict for the plaintiff for the remainder.