No. 212.

136 U.S. 130 (1890)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided May 19, 1890.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. W. Hallett Phillips (with whom were Mr. Charles A. Conrad and Mr. Joseph P. Hornor on the brief) for appellant.

Mr. J.D. Rouse (with whom was Mr. William Grant on the brief) for appellees.

MR. JUSTICE LAMAR delivered the opinion of the court.

This is a suit in equity, in the nature of an hypothecary action, under the Civil Code of Louisiana, brought in the court below by George D. Cragin, a citizen of New York, against William S. Lovell, a citizen of Mississippi, and Orlando P. Fisk, a citizen of Michigan. Its object was to have a lien declared in favor of the complainant, upon certain real property belonging to the defendant Lovell, and, in default...

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