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102 U.S. 108

Giddings  v.  Insurance Company

APPEAL from the Circuit Court of the United States for the Northern District of Illinois.

This is a suit in equity by Loren Giddings and Leander Giddings, administrators of Silas Giddings, deceased, to compel the specific performance, by the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, of its alleged contract, made with him some months prior to his death, to insure his life in the sum of $6,000. The court below dismissed the bill, whereupon the complainants appealed here.

The remaining facts are stated in the opinion of the court.

Mr. Henry G. Miller and Mr. Thomas G. Frost for the appellants.

Mr. Thomas Hoyne, contra.

MR. JUSTICE SWAYNE delivered the opinion of the court.


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