United States Courts of Appeals Reports; Cases Adjudged in the United States Circuit Court of Appeals Volume 59

United States Courts of Appeals Reports; Cases Adjudged in the United States Circuit Court of Appeals Volume 59

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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. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...interest in said premises. It is true that the escheat was subject to the dower right of Mary A. Givens during her life. It appears from the seventh finding of fact that she died in the city of Portland, Oregon, on September 13, 1894, being at the time a resident of said State. It further appears that she never resided in the late Territory, now State, of Washington. As it does not appear that her right of dower was ever set off to her, it follows that she acquired no right to convey the land, and that her conveyance to McDonald, even of her dower right, was null and void. Such being the state of the case, it follows that the plaintiff in error could not succeed in its action of ejectment against the defendants, for it must recover on the strength of its own title..Ma1's/z v. Brooks, 8 How. 223, 233; Sabariego v. illaoerick, 124 U. S. 261; Trenouth v. Gordon, 63 California, 379; Townsend v. Downerle Administrator, 32 Vermont, 183; Dyke v. W/zyte, 17 Colorado, 296. The defendants were not mere trespassers. They pleaded possession from the county of Pierce, and proved that they held such possession by virtue of some written agreement from the county of Pierce. The plaintiff in error failed to prove any possession, but relied entirely on its paper title. The judgment of the Circuit Court is Syllabus. GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY '0. LAGRANDE EDISON ELECTRIC COMPANY. APPEAL FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES FOB TH DISTRICT OF OREGON. No. 416. Argued February 11, 1898.--Decided May 9, 1898. A holder of bonds which are secured by a general mortgage to a trustee for the benefit of all the bondholders ordinarily has no right to bring an action to foreclose the mortgage, but the trustee in the mortgage is the proper person to sue. If, ...
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  • United States
  • English
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