Walworth v. Harris
129 U.S. 355 (1889)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Walworth v. Harris, 129 U.S. 355 (1889)

Walworth v. Harris

No. 148

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

Syllabus

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.

Page 129 U. S. 356

The Court stated the case in its opinion as follows:

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