Ludvigh v. American Woolen Co.,
231 U.S. 522 (1913)

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Ludvigh v. American Woolen Co., 231 U.S. 522 (1913)

Ludvigh v. American Woolen Company

No. 55

Argued November 7, 10, 1913

Decided December 15, 1913

231 U.S. 522


A contract under which good are delivered by one party to another to be sold by the latter and proceeds paid to the former less an agreed discount, the unsold goods to be returned to the consignor, is really a contract of bailment only, and the consignor can, in the absence of fraud, take them back in case of the consignee's bankruptcy.

188 F. 30 affirmed.

The facts, which involve the construction of a contract for consignment of goods to a bankrupt and the rights of the consignor thereunder, are stated in the opinion.

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