The Washington Law Reporter Volume 10

The Washington Law Reporter Volume 10

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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. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...happy families in the country. Supreme (Joiitt gialritt ojdjolumijia January Term, 1882. Rkportkd By Franklin H. Mackby. Eleanora Hayden, By Uer next friend, Joseph E. Hayden, vs. SoraiA A. Wieser Et Al. In Equity. No. 6823. 1. A widow's dower before assignment cannot be sold by decree of a court of equity to satisfy an indebtedness due from the widow to the heir, growing out of her management of the heir's estate while acting as guardian thereof. 2. The costs of all permanent improvements made before assignment of dower are to be charged to the heir and not to the doweress. Statement Of The Case. George Ailer died, in the year 1865, intestate, possessed of certain real estate in the city of Washington, and leaving his widow, now Mrs. Wieser, and Eleanora Ailer, now Hayden, his only child and heir-at-law, surviving him. His widow assumed the administration of his estate and the guardianship of the child. The rents of the tatter's estate amounted to about $3,500 per annum. In June, 1879, the daughter having married, this suit was brought for an account of Mrs. Wieser's guardianship, she having been, on the petition of her daughter, by her husband as next friend, removed from that trust March 1, 1879. The cause was thereupon referred to the auditor of the court with directions to state an account. The report found a balance of $13,779.44 against the defendant, and the court below entered a decree for the sale of the defendant's dower interest in her late husband's real estate for the payment and satisfaction of this balance less the credit obtained by the allowance of several exceptions as to certain items of the account. From this decree defendant appealed. M. F. Morris for plaintiff. Hine & Thomas for defendant. 1. Dower, more

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