No. 7528.

118 F.2d 369 (1941)

THOMAS et al. v. PEYSER et al.

United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia.

January 6, 1941.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

W. Bissell Thomas, William B. O'Connell and William A. Gallagher, all of Washington, D. C., for appellants.

Paul E. Lesh and Hugh H. Obear, both of Washington, D. C., for appellees.


RUTLEDGE, Justice.

The appeal is from an order of the District Court dismissing appellants' petition for allowance of attorneys' fees out of funds in the hands of receivers, appellees Peyser and Tumulty.

The pertinent facts are substantially as follows: July 2, 1931, appellants as attorneys for Leslie M. Shaw filed a bill for receivership and foreclosure of the property of Wardman Real Estate Properties, Inc. After the defendants named in the bill, including...

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