Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Colorado Volume 11

Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Colorado Volume 11

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ... the defense set up by the answer should not be considered, and does not bind the supreme court, on appeal, to disregard such defense in determining the case Appeal from District Court of Pitkin County. THIS is the same cause 'of action which was brought before this court on appeal from the district court of Clear Creek county, and decided at the April term, 1887 (10 Colo. 5), the parties also being the same. The appellee, Haley, was the complainant below in both cases; the subject-matter of his complaint being the illegal assessment and levy of taxes against his property, real and personal, in Routt county, for the year 188+, and seeking injunctive relief in both cases to restrain the appellant, the county treasurer of Routt county, from enforcing the collection of said taxes. In the original complaint it was charged that he was assessed for more land and personal property than he owned in said county; that the aggregate valuation was too great, making him liable for an amount of taxes greatly in excess of his due portion thereof. Other charges in the bill were that said assessor knowingly and wilfully omitted to list and assess other property, in said county, for the purpose of increasing the taxes of said Haley, and making them greater than his just share thereof would otherwise be; that no tax list had ever been left with him or his agent by the said assessor, to enable him to make out a list of his taxable property with the correct valuation thereof; that the county clerk never gave any notice of the meeting of the board of county commissioners to act as a board of equalization in the year 1884; that the board held no such meeting for that year; that as soon as the petitioner learned the incorrect and unjust assessment of his...show more

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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 408g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236881885
  • 9781236881885