Baker v. Humphrey
APPEAL from the Circuit Court of the United States for the Eastern District of Michigan.
This was a bill filed by Sandford Baker against George P. Humphrey, Hiram D. Hurd, Charles A. Hurd, and David Smith, to have the ostensible legal title to certain premises which had vested in Humphrey by one Chapman declared to have been fraudulently obtained, and that Humphrey be adjudged to convey the premises to the complainant. The bill was heard upon the pleadings and proofs, and dismissed. Baker appealed here.
The facts are fully stated in the opinion of the court.
Mr. Theodore Romeyn for the appellant.
Mr. George W. Dyer and Mr. John Atkinson, contra.
MR. JUSTICE SWAYNE delivered the opinion of the court.