Reynes v. Dumont
130 U.S. 354 (1889)

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Reynes v. Dumont, 130 U.S. 354 (1889)

Reynes v. Dumont

Nos. 174, 175

Argued January 23-24, 1889

Decided April 8, 1889

130 U.S. 354

APPEALS FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED

STATES FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK

Syllabus

The controversy in this case involves the allowance in favor of the trustee in bankruptcy of S. of liens upon certain bonds, owned in fact by C. and D., though ostensibly belonging to C. only, as pledged to secure, by express agreement, the general balance of account of a New Orleans bank,

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of which C. was President, and also, by implication from the usage of the banking business in which S. was engaged, C.'s general balance.

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