Dutcher v. Wright,
94 U.S. 553 (1876)

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Dutcher v. Wright, 94 U.S. 553 (1876)

Dutcher v. Wright

94 U.S. 553


1. In computing the four months before filing the petition in bankruptcy, within which time the assignment of his property by an insolvent debtor with a view to give a preference to any creditor is void, the day upon which the petition is filed must be excluded.

2. Toof v. Martin, 13 Wall. 40, and Buchanan v. Smith, 16 Wall. 277, cited, and the doctrines therein announced applied to the facts of this case.

The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.

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