Insurance Company v. Nelson
103 U.S. 544 (1880)

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Insurance Company v. Nelson, 103 U.S. 544 (1880)

Insurance Company v. Nelson

103 U.S. 544

Syllabus

A suit was brought to foreclose a mortgage made by husband and wife of land a part of which belonged to him and a part to her. Her answer sets up that he obtained her signature by physical violence, and that he and the officer who took her acknowledgment, both of whom died before her answer was filed, represented to her that the mortgage did not cover her land. Held that her testimony is not sufficient to impeach the mortgage.

The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.

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