Riddle v. Whitehill
135 U.S. 621 (1890)

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Riddle v. Whitehill, 135 U.S. 621 (1890)

Riddle v. Whitehill

No. 314

Submitted May 1, 1890

Decided May 19, 1890

135 U.S. 621

APPEAL FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED

STATES FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS

Syllabus

The right of one partner to have the affairs of the firm wound up at once, upon the assignment by the other partner before the expiration of the term of all his property for the benefit of its creditors is subject, to modification according to circumstances.

When one of two partners purchases real estate with partnership funds, but takes title in his own name, and takes possession, his possession is the possession of both, and a trust results in favor of his partner.

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