Dutcher v. Wright
94 U.S. 553 (1876)

Annotate this Case

U.S. Supreme Court

Dutcher v. Wright, 94 U.S. 553 (1876)

Dutcher v. Wright

94 U.S. 553

Syllabus

1. In computing the four months before filing the petition in bankruptcy, within which time the assignment of his property by an insolvent debtor with a view to give a preference to any creditor is void, the day upon which the petition is filed must be excluded.

2. Toof v. Martin, 13 Wall. 40, and Buchanan v. Smith, 16 Wall. 277, cited, and the doctrines therein announced applied to the facts of this case.

The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.

Official Supreme Court caselaw is only found in the print version of the United States Reports. Justia caselaw is provided for general informational purposes only, and may not reflect current legal developments, verdicts or settlements. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or information linked to from this site. Please check official sources.