Smith v. Chapman, 93 U.S. 41 (1876)
U.S. Supreme CourtSmith v. Chapman, 93 U.S. 41 (1876)
Smith v. Chapman
93 U.S. 41
In an action against an executor upon a contract of his testator, where a devastavit is not alleged and proved, a judgment de bonis propriis is erroneous.