New Jersey Equity Reports Volume 51

New Jersey Equity Reports Volume 51

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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. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...SARAH D. MACK and AMELIA HADDEN, appellants, CORNELIUS HADDEN, executor &c. of James H. Dandy, deceased, appellant, On appeal from a decree advised by Vice-Chancellor Pitney, whose opinion is reported in Hadden v. Dandy, 6 Dick. Ch. Rep. 154. Mr. Benjamin A. Vail and Mr. Clarence D. Ward, for the appellants. Mr. Thomas J. Kennedy, for the respondents. PER CURIAM. Decree ailirmed as to both appeals, for the reasons given in the court of chancery. For ag7irmance--THE CHIEF-JUsT1oE', ABBETT, DEPUE, DIXON, LIPPINCOTT, MAGIE, REED, VAN SYCKEL, BOGERT, BROWN, CLEMENT, KRUEGER, SMITH---l3. Christie v. Bridgman. CHARLOTTE Cumsrrn, appellant, U. HERBERT L. BRIDGMAN, respondent. A husband conveyed certain real estate, through an intermediary, to his wife. In a suit by a. judgment creditor to set aside the conveyance--Held, that if the intention of the parties to the conveyances is not to pay or secure the debt, but to make only a. formal transfer of the property, in order that the debtor-grantor may continue to enjoy it without disturbance by his creditors, it is obnoxious to the provisions of the statute making such conveyances void as to creditors. On appeal from a decree in Bridgman v. Christie, advised by Vice-Chancellor Green, who delivered the following opinion: In May, 1890, complainant commenced an action in the supreme court against the defendant, Jonathan S. Christie, and recovered a judgment therein on August 8th, 1890, for $4,504.83. Afler the commencement of the suit, but before judgment, viz., on June 24th, 1890, Jonathan S. Christie conveyed certain premises in I-Iuckensack, of which he was then the owner, to Alfred W. Williams, who immediately conveyed them to the other defendant, Charlotte Christie, the wife of Jonathan...
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  • Paperback | 250 pages
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 9781236907936