Reports of the Cases Decided in the Appellate Court of Indiana Volume 32

Reports of the Cases Decided in the Appellate Court of Indiana Volume 32

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...question raised by this appeal is the sufliciency of appellant's amended cross-complaint. He asks, upon the facts stated in his cross-complaint, that the court declare his claim for attorney's fees a lien upon the fourfifteenths of the judgment, which, at the time the services were rendered, was owned by the Cass children and Mary Godfrey. The cross-complaint shows the recovery in favor of appellee White's intestate of a judgment for $7,242.23 against the husband, James R. Godfrey, and a decree and order of sale against him and his wife, Archange Godfrey, of 300 acres of land, of the value of $12,000, on October 25, 1876, and stay of execution thereon by agreement; that the unpaid taxes regularly assessed on said real estate that had become delinquent in January, 1879, amounted to $4,612.60, and said land was on the 13th day of February, 1879, sold for said delinquent tax by the treasurer of said county, and thereafter on August 17, 1882, the auditor of said county conveyed the same to the purchaser Charles H. Aldrich, in obedience to the mandate of the superior court of said county, and the purchaser paid, subsequently, accruing taxes thereon, and claimed a lien on the premises therefor, and for the amount of the tax sale, with twenty-five per cent. interest thereon, amounting to half the value of the premises, and also purchased in like manner at tax sale other lands of said minors; that after said tax sales, to wit, in 1882, through the attorneys of said White in said foreclosure, the parents of said minors were appointed as guardians, respectively, for their said minor children, and petitioned the court below for permission, with moneys by them received as such guardians from the United States for each of said...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 463g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236894758
  • 9781236894755