Hughes v. Dundee Mortgage Co.
140 U.S. 98 (1891)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Hughes v. Dundee Mortgage Co., 140 U.S. 98 (1891)

Hughes v. Dundee Mortgage Company

No. 306

Argued April 14-15, 1891

Decided April 27, 1891

140 U.S. 98

ERROR TO THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED

STATES FOR THE DISTRICT OF OREGON

Syllabus

By the terms of the appointment of a law agent in this country of a corporation established at Dundee in Scotland, and engaged in lending money upon mortgages of real estate here, he was to

"do all work, and carry through all procedure, and see to the execution and registration and publication of deeds, requisite and necessary for giving and securing to the company valid and effectual first and preferable mortgages over real estate for such loans as the directors at Dundee may from time to time sanction and authorize,"

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