Lewis v. Bell,
58 U.S. 616 (1854)

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Lewis v. Bell, 58 U.S. 17 How. 616 616 (1854)

Lewis v. Bell

58 U.S. (17 How.) 616


Where a claimant upon the government of Brazil assigned his claim to a creditor soon after the transaction occurred which gave rise to the claim, and the assignment appeared to have been made upon good consideration, the assignee was entitled to receive the proceeds of the award of the commissioners. The assignee took measures, immediately after the assignment, to protect his rights.

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