Fidelity Ins. Co. v. Huntington
117 U.S. 280 (1886)

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Fidelity Ins. Co. v. Huntington, 117 U.S. 280 (1886)

Fidelity Ins. Co. v. Huntington

Submitted March 1, 1886

Decided March 15, 1886

117 U.S. 280

Syllabus

A creditor's bill, to subject encumbered property to the payment of his judgment, by sale and distribution of the proceeds among lienholders according to priority, creates no separate controversy, as to the separate lienholders parties respondent, within the meaning of the removal acts, although their respective defenses may be separate.

The case is stated in the opinion of the Court.

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