No. 99.

231 U.S. 517 (1913)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided December 15, 1913.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Hannis Taylor and Mr. A.P. Pujo, with whom Mr. L.A. Goudeau and Mr. W.B. Williamson were on the brief, for plaintiff in error:

Mr. Charles A. McCoy, with whom Mr. Leland H. Moss and Mr. Robert L. Knox were on the brief, for defendant in error.

MR. JUSTICE HOLMES delivered the opinion of the court.

This is an action by a trustee in bankruptcy to recover land alleged to have been conveyed by the bankrupt in fraud of creditors. The defendant pleaded that the estate had been closed and that the action was barred by the lapse of two years, under § 11d of the Bankruptcy Act, July 1, 1898, c. 541, 30 Stat. 544, 549, and also that he purchased the land for its full...

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