117 U.S. 582 (1886)

BURNES v. SCOTT & Another, Executors.

Supreme Court of United States.

Decided April 5, 1886.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. B.F. Stringfellow for plaintiff in error.

Mr. George W. DeCamp for defendant in error.

MR. JUSTICE WOODS delivered the opinion of the court.

This was an action at law brought by Milton Courtright against James N. Burnes, the plaintiff in error, upon the note of the latter made at Chicago, and dated October 10, 1872, whereby he promised to pay, thirty days after date, to the order of F.H. Winston, $7333, at the Cook County National Bank, in Chicago. Courtright by indorsement and transfer became the owner and holder of the note.

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