United States Courts of Appeals Reports; Cases Adjudged in the United States Circuit Court of Appeals Volume 23

United States Courts of Appeals Reports; Cases Adjudged in the United States Circuit Court of Appeals Volume 23

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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. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...that the defendants requested Chenoweth to procure from Robertson & Coke a certificate concerning the unrecorded deed held by them for use as evidence in a lawsuit showing that titles to the lands in contract were not affected by said suit, but this Chenoweth failed to do. In December, 1891, Ohenoweth brought suit on the contract in the district court of Wise County, Texas, alleging performance on his part and breach by the defendants, and claiming $6158 damages, and caused a large amount of the defendants' Statement of the Case. property to be levied on under writ of attachment. The attachment was based upon the fact that the defendants were nonresidents of the State of Texas. On February 1, 1892, Caskey & Wilkes filed a petition in the district court of Wise County, and therein, asserting that they specially appeared for the purpose set forth in the petition, alleged as follows: "That the controversy in said suit is between citizens of different States, and that the petitioners, being all the defendants in the above-entitled suit, were at the time of the commencement of said suit, and still are, citizens of the State of Missouri and nonresidents of the State of Texas, and that the plaintiff in the said suit was at the time of the commencement of said suit, and still is, a citizen of the State of Texas," and, tendering bond and security, prayed for an order of removal of the said cause into the Circuit Court of the United States for the Northern District of Texas at Dallas. On the same day the state court, on the petition and on an agreement between the parties in writing that the cause might be transferred, ordered the same to be transferred to the United States court at Dallas. It seems that, upon this order...show more

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  • Paperback | 310 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 558g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236984579
  • 9781236984579