Allenn v. Gillette - 127 U.S. 589 (1888)
U.S. Supreme Court
Allenn v. Gillette, 127 U.S. 589 (1888)
Allenn v. Gillette
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
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.
In equity. Decree dismissing the bill. Complainant appealed. The case is stated in the bill.