Randolph's Executor v. Quidnick Co.,
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135 U.S. 457 (1890)
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Randolph's Executor v. Quidnick Co., 135 U.S. 457 (1890)
Randolph's Executor v. Quidnick Company
Argued March 13-14, 1890
Decided April 14, 1890
135 U.S. 457
APPEAL FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED
STATES FOR THE DISTRICT OF RHODE ISLAND
A court of equity will not lend its aid to enforce a sale of property under execution where the disproportion between the value of the property sold and the sum paid for it is so great as to shock the conscience.
Where a debtor, having large and scattered properties and being much embarrassed, transfers his property for the benefit of his creditors equally, equity requires that any creditor who is not satisfied with the provisions of such transfer should act promptly in challenge thereof, or else be adjudged to have waived any right of challenge.