Burns v. Rosenstein
135 U.S. 449 (1890)

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Burns v. Rosenstein, 135 U.S. 449 (1890)

Burns v. Rosenstein

No. 207

Argued March 18, 1890

Decided March 31, 1890

135 U.S. 449

APPEAL FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED

STATES FOR THE DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS

Syllabus

The plaintiffs filed a bill in equity to dissolve a co-partnership with the defendants on the ground of violation of the contract of partnership and mismanagement, and to wind up its affairs in equity, and commenced the proceedings by attaching the defendants' property. A receiver was appointed by consent, and defendants answered, assenting to the dissolution

Page 135 U. S. 450

on the ground of violations of the contract by the plaintiffs. It was referred to a master to hear and report on the issues of fact, to take an account of the dealings between the parties, and of all claims for dam ages arising out of the transactions, and to report. A copy of the report was furnished both parties before filing. The defendants took no exceptions. The report found that no misconduct or negligence was established on either side, and that the dealings between the parties resulted in a balance due the plaintiffs. A decree was entered accordingly. In taxing the costs, the plaintiffs were allowed their proportionate part of the costs of preserving the personal property attached.

Held:

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