United States Courts of Appeals Reports; Cases Adjudged in the United States Circuit Court of Appeals Volume 2

United States Courts of Appeals Reports; Cases Adjudged in the United States Circuit Court of Appeals Volume 2

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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: ...be decided are as follows: That the complainants are judgment creditors of Elizabeth B. Klein, the executrix of John A. Klein, deceased, and of the defendant, George M. Klein, who were partners doing a banking business in the city of Vicksburg under the name and style of the Mississippi Valley Bank; that the judgments by them respectively obtained were against Elizabeth B. Klein, the defendant, as executrix of John A. Klein, and against her individually as sole devisee of the said decedent, and against the said George M. Klein, upon the indebtedness due them respectively from the said John A. and George M. Klein as such bankers, and Statement of the Case. that executions have been issued thereon and returned nulla bone," that the said John A. and George M. Klein were the owners as partners or tenants in common of a large real estate situate in the city of Vicksburg and the surrounding country, including the two lots of ground and the valuable buildings thereon on Washington Street in the city of Vicksburg, and embraced and described in the pleadings in this cause; that to give themselves credit as such bankers they advertised that the bank was unincorporated, and that all their property, real and personal, was liable for the debts of the bank; that on the 23d day of December, 1882, the said John A. Klein and George M. Klein conveyed by deed executed to the defendant Elizabeth B. Klein the two lots and buildings described in the pleadings for the pretended consideration of $24,000, but that if this sum was paid at all, it was by a. credit of the amount due Mrs. Klein from the bank and not by the payment of the money; that the deed was not placed on record or filed for record until the 20th day of November, 1883; that Mrs. Klein with a...show more

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  • Paperback | 278 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 499g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236753852
  • 9781236753854