United States Courts of Appeals Reports; Cases Adjudged in the United States Circuit Court of Appeals Volume 61

United States Courts of Appeals Reports; Cases Adjudged in the United States Circuit Court of Appeals Volume 61

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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: ...bill, which was filed on the same day. The answer to the amended and supplemental bill was filed on April 1, 1897. The case was heard on the pleadings and proofs by Judge Kirkpatrick, who on January 3, 1898, filed an opinion directing that the bill be dismissed, with costs. 84 Fed. Rep. 927. As this court in its opinion adopts the opinion of the Circuit Court as an expression of its views, the opinion of the Circuit Court is here published in full and is as follows: --" In October, 1894, Elmer E. Pope and Calvin N. Dotson, the complainants, entered into an agreement in writing with William G. Hoopes, J r., Barclay H. Bullock, and Allen B. Endicott, the defendants, in and by which they leased from the defendants a certain piece of ground in Atlantic City, New Jersey, for the period of two years, at a rental of $500 for the first year and $600 for the second year, which in the agreement was described as lying on the northerly side of the board walk and westerly of Connecticut Avenue, and had a frontage of fifty feet on the board walk and of three hundred and forty feet on Connecticut Avenue. The agreement also provided that the parties of the first part thereto (the defendants herein) would sell to the complainants herein, the parties of the second part, the following described lots of land, situate in said Atlantic City, bounded and described as follows: ' Beginning at a point in the westerly line of Connecticut Avenue, five hundred feet south of the southerly line of Oriental Avenue, and running thence, first, westerly and parallel with Oriental Avenue fifty feet; thence, second, southerly at right angles to Oriental Avenue between parallel lines of the vidth of fifty feet, with the westerly line of Connecticut Avenue for the...show more

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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236916360
  • 9781236916365