Walworth v. HarrisAnnotate this Case
129 U.S. 355 (1889)
U.S. Supreme Court
Walworth v. Harris, 129 U.S. 355 (1889)
Walworth v. Harris
Submitted January 7, 1889
Decided February 4, 1889
129 U.S. 355
APPEAL FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED
STATES FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
The lien upon a crop of cotton created by a statute of Arkansas which gives a lien to a landlord upon the crop grown on demised premises to secure accruing rent, is, when the cotton comes into the hands of a broker in New Orleans under consignment from the lessee and without knowledge of the lien on the consignee's part, subordinated to the consignee's lien for advances, arising under the laws of Louisiana.
The Court stated the case in its opinion as follows:
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