Gridley v. Westbrook,
64 U.S. 503 (1859)

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Gridley v. Westbrook, 64 U.S. 23 How. 503 503 (1859)


Where proceedings are instituted in the state court of Iowa under certain articles of their code, and then removed into the United States court, although these proceedings do not conform to the mode prescribed for chancery proceedings in the courts of the United States, yet if the pleadings and proofs show the matter in dispute between the parties, this Court will adjudicate the questions which they present.

The principle adopted in the preceding case respecting the execution of a deed by a married woman as trustee, is equally applicable to a deed executed under a power of attorney granted by her.

This case arose out of the same circumstances nearly as the preceding

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case, as will be evident from the statement in the opinion of the Court.

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