No. 311.

136 U.S. 287 (1890)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided May 19, 1890.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. J.M. Wilson (with whom was Mr. Samuel Shellabarger on the brief) for appellant.

Mr. Robert Rae for appellee.

MR. JUSTICE HARLAN delivered the opinion of the court.

This suit was brought, July 10, 1885, by the appellant, who is the receiver in the case of Holladay v. Holladay in the Circuit Court of the county of Multnomah, in the State of Oregon. He seeks a decree reforming a policy of insurance issued by the Phenix Insurance Company of Brooklyn, New York, on the 21st day of April, 1884, and which purported, in consideration of the sum of three hundred dollars...

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