Cope v. Cope
137 U.S. 682 (1891)

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Cope v. Cope, 137 U.S. 682 (1891)

Cope v. Cope

No. 1327

Submitted December 22, 1890

Decided January 19, 1891

137 U.S. 682

APPEAL FROM THE SUPREME COURT

OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH

Syllabus

The statute of Utah of 1852, Compiled Laws of Utah, 1876, sec. 877, which provides that

" Illegitimate children and their mothers inherit in like manner from the father, whether acknowledged by him or not, provided it shall be made to appear to the satisfaction of the court that he was the father of such illegitimate child or children,"

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