Court : US Supreme Court
Decided on : Jan-01-1859
..... receiver, and thus collect all the subscriptions or debts to the corporation. this was a bill filed on the equity side of the court by ogilvie, angle & co., traders in partnership in iowa, together with twelve other persons, citizens of missouri, ohio, and michigan, against the knox insurance company and against levi sparks and thirty-six other persons, subscribers to the ..... contracts by proving loose conversations should be held to make out a very clear case, and when they charge others with fraud founded on such evidence, their own conduct and acts which speak louder than words should be consistent with such an hypothesis. assuming the fact that carnan did make the representations charged, what was the conduct of these jeffersonville stockholders ..... did not equal that taken at jeffersonville, and when an offer was made to increase the vincennes subscriptions so as to equal those at jeffersonville, the defendants and those who acted with them objected and insisted that the lower the amount of stock, the page 63 u. s. 391 higher would be the dividend, and consequently it had better not be .....Tag this Judgment!