Friedlander v. Texas & Pacific Ry. Co.Annotate this Case
130 U.S. 416 (1889)
U.S. Supreme Court
Friedlander v. Texas & Pacific Ry. Co., 130 U.S. 416 (1889)
Friedlander v. Texas and Pacific Railway Company
Argued April 4-5, 1889
Decided April 15, 1889
130 U.S. 416
ERROR TO THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED
STATES FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS
A bill of lading, fraudulently issued by the station agent of a railroad company without receiving the goods named in it for transportation, but in other respects according to the customary course of business, imposes no liability upon the company to an innocent holder who receives it without knowledge or notice of the fraud and for a valuable consideration, and this general rule is not affected in Texas by the statutes of that state.
The Court stated the case in its opinion as follows:
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