Reports of the Cases Decided in the Appellate Court of Indiana; With Tables of Cases Reported and Cited, Tables of Cases Overruled or Limited, Statutes Cited and Construed, Court Rules Cited and Construed, and an Index... Volume 9
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. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...law, and that such accounts and balances were used to determine the amount of money in the hands of such treasurer, which he was required to pay over to his successor in office; that the amount of refunded taxes mentioned in the complaint was composed of numerous items of payments to various persons and in various sums. and were apportioned to various funds belonging to the county; that in payment of the warrants drawn upon him, in refunding such taxes, the treasurer took credit therefor in the ledger account; that in making settlement with the auditor of State and county auditor, the treasurer received credit for the taxes refunded; that after taking full credit for such refunded taxes, in such settlement, he charged himself back on the ledger with such balance, and failed to charge himself back with the amount of the refunded taxes, thus giving himself double credit for the refunded taxes; that the manner of keeping the books operated to conceal the fact that there was a double credit, and the false balance appeared to be a true balance; that although the books and accounts appeared to be correct upon their face, yet they were deceptive and misleading, and the error could only be discovered by a careful examination or by an expert ac' countant, and that such board. in making settlement with such treasurer, was misled and deceived by the manner in which such accounts were kept. Held, that the facts pleaded in the reply do not show a concealment of the cause of action. Held, also, that no such trust relation is shown as prevents the operation of the statute of limitations. Held, also, that the statute of limitations will run against a county. From the Dearborn Circuit Court. G. E. Roberts and C. W. Stapp, for appellant. N. S. Given, ...
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