United States Fidelity & Guaranty Co. v. Riefler
239 U.S. 17 (1915)

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United States Fidelity & Guaranty Co. v. Riefler, 239 U.S. 17 (1915)

United States Fidelity & Guaranty Company v. Riefler

No. 11

Argued October 27, 1915

Decided November 1, 1915

239 U.S. 17

Syllabus

An instrument agreeing to indemnify a bond company for giving an official bond, signed and sealed and delivered to the officer to be bonded with authority to deliver it to the bonding company, and which was so delivered and was relied upon by the bonding company in issuing its bond, held, in this case, to have been a completed contract on the delivery thereof to the bonding company which was not required to notify the parties thereto of its acceptance.

The facts, which involve the liability of defendants on a bond of indemnity to a surety company, are stated in the opinion.

Page 239 U. S. 23

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