The Texas Reports; Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court ... Volume 52

The Texas Reports; Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court ... Volume 52

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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. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ...of May 'Z6, 1790, the statutes of any one of the United States, showing the incorporation of a private company, and 'IiCll purports to he a certified copy of such statutes, under the hand of the Secretary of State, anthenticatetl with the seal oi State, is admissible in evidence. i 10. IN'1'ER13B'1'.--In the absence of evidence, courts will presume the rate of interest in another State to be the same as in Texas. ERROR from De Witt. Tried below before the Hon. D. D. Claiborne. Suit brought by the defendants in error, N. B. Burrow and wife, against the Gayoso Savings Institution, a banking corporation created under the laws of the State of Tennessee, and to recover the value of $7,000 in United States bonds dcposited by Mrs. Burrow with said bank as a special deposit, which, by the corporation, was converted to its own use.-An attachment was levied upon certain lauds which had been bought by the bank, paid for with its funds, and the title thereto taken in the name of E. M. Avery as its cashier. Samuel Moseby was madea defendant to the suit, and claimed the land attached. Moseby claimed title to the land attached through a deed made to him by E. Avery, and claimed to hold the same as a receiver appointed by a Chancery Court in Memphis, Tennessee, in a proceeding then pending, in which the bank was interested, but to which neither the defendants in error nor E. M. Avery were parties. The deed to Avery showed that he held the land attached in trust for the bank and as its cashier. The deed from Avery to Moseby showed that the land was, upon the motion of Avery, without any direction from the directors of the bank, conveyed to Moseby, to be held by him upon the same trust under which Avery had held it. The defendants...show more

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  • Paperback | 260 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 472g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236835875
  • 9781236835871