Colorado Reports Volume 33

Colorado Reports Volume 33

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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. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ... testimony of Mr. Evans that there were two Jordans, Charles Jordan and Vinfield C. Jordan, father and son; that he had written to W. C. Jordan for an explanation as to why two leases had been executed, and had received a reply; that this letter and the letters received by him in the course of his long correspondence with the Jordans were at his home in Placerville, and could be produced by him; that he supposed Charles Jordan had an interest in the Nevada lode, but did not know. Upon the conclusion of the testimony the judge trying the case stated that the evidence was not as full and complete as he wished it might have been. and that he would take the matter under advisement. Later, at the same term of court, plaintiff filed a motion to reopen the case and allow further evidence to be given. The-motion was sustained and the cause continued until the next term. The court further ordered that "the plaintiff may reform his pleadings, and such amended complaint be filed within 20 days, and that defendants, if so advised, may answer same within 10 days after receipt of copy thereof." On October 2, 1901, plaintiff filed an amended complaint and made Charles Jordan a party defendant. In the amended complaint, it was alleged, inter alia, that the record title of the Nevada claim was in the name of W. C. Jordan, but upon information and belief charged that the lease and option to Fitzgarrald and Cramer, and the consent of the assignment thereof to the plaintifi, were executed and delivered with the knowledge and consent, and by the direction, of Vinfield C. Jordan. That this defendant unlawfully and fraudulently conspired with The Milwaukee-Ophir Mining Company to defraud plaintiff of his rights under the lease and option executed by...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 417g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236747070
  • 9781236747075