Allenn v. Gillette - 127 U.S. 589 (1888)


U.S. Supreme Court

Allenn v. Gillette, 127 U.S. 589 (1888)

Allenn v. Gillette

No. 277

Argued and Submitted May 3, 1888

Decided May 14, 1888

127 U.S. 589

APPEAL FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED

STATES FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS

Syllabus

The principle that a trustee may purchase the trust property at a judicial sale brought about by a third party, which he had no part in procuring and over which he could not have had control is upheld by numerous decisions of this Court and of other courts of this country, and prevails in Texas.

Page 127 U. S. 590

In equity. Decree dismissing the bill. Complainant appealed. The case is stated in the bill.



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