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Ralston Vs. Bell - Court Judgment

LegalCrystal Citation
CourtUS Supreme Court
Decided On
Case Number2 U.S. 242
AppellantRalston
RespondentBell
Excerpt:
..... ralston v. bell, 2 u.s. 242 (1796) 2 u.s. 242 (dall.) ralston assignee v. bell supreme court of pennsylvania march term, 1796 this was an action for money had and received, &c.; brought by ralston, as assignee of dewhurst, a bankrupt, against the defendant, who had sold goods of the bankrupt, by virtue of an authority from him; but, it appeared in evidence, that no money had been received by the defendant, at the time of commencing the action. the counsel for the defendant (ingersoll, lewis & dallas) objected, that, on this evidence, the present action could not be maintained. the counsel for the plaintiff (rawle & wilcocks) after some remarks, and citing doug. 132, submitted to the decided inclination of the court, and suffered .....
Judgment:
RALSTON v. BELL - 2 U.S. 242 (1796)
U.S. Supreme Court RALSTON v. BELL, 2 U.S. 242 (1796)

2 U.S. 242 (Dall.)

Ralston Assignee
v.
Bell

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

March Term, 1796

This was an action for money had and received, &c.; brought by Ralston, as assignee of Dewhurst, a bankrupt, against the defendant, who had sold goods of the bankrupt, by virtue of an authority from him; but, it appeared in evidence, that no money had been received by the defendant, at the time of commencing the action.

The counsel for the defendant (Ingersoll, Lewis & Dallas) objected, that, on this evidence, the present action could not be maintained.

The counsel for the plaintiff (Rawle & Wilcocks) after some remarks, and citing Doug. 132, submitted to the decided inclination of the Court, and suffered


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