Gifford v. Helms
98 U.S. 248

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Gifford v. Helms, 98 U.S. 248 (1878)

Gifford v. Helms

98 U.S. 248

Syllabus

Purchasers from an assignee in bankruptcy of property transferable to or vested in him as such cannot maintain a suit in equity asserting their title to such property against persons claiming adverse rights therein if, at the time of the purchase, his right of action was, under the Bankrupt Act, 14 Stat. 517; Rev.Stat., sec. 5057, barred by the lapse of time.

The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.

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