Stuart v. Boulware
133 U.S. 78 (1890)

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Stuart v. Boulware, 133 U.S. 78 (1890)

Stuart v. Boulware

No. 1495

Submitted January 6, 1890

Decided January 20, 1890

133 U.S. 78

APPEAL FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED

STATES FOR THE DISTRICT OF WEST VIRGINIA

Syllabus

An allowance of counsel fees on behalf of a receiver is made to the receiver, and not to the counsel.

A receiver is an officer of the court, entitled to apply to the court for instruction and advice and permitted to retain counsel, whose fees are within the just allowances that may be made by the court.

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