COMMONWEALTH CO. v. BRADFORD

No. 273.

297 U.S. 613 (1936)

COMMONWEALTH TRUST COMPANY OF PITTSBURGH ET AL. v. BRADFORD, RECEIVER.

Supreme Court of United States.

Decided March 30, 1936.


Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. William A. Wilson, with whom Mr. W. Denning Stewart was on the brief, for petitioners.

Messrs. John G. Frazer and George P. Barse, with whom Mr. Robert L. Kirkpatrick was on the brief, for respondent.


MR. JUSTICE McREYNOLDS delivered the opinion of the Court.

The order granting this certiorari limited our consideration "to the question of jurisdiction and its appropriate exercise."

The facts, not in serious dispute, were fully set out by the Circuit Court of Appeals. It will suffice now to restate those bearing particularly on the points for decision.

The Trust Department of The Bank of Pittsburgh National...

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