West St. Louis Savings Bank v. Shawnee County Bank

Court Documents

United States Supreme Court

95 U.S. 557

West St. Louis Savings Bank  v.  Shawnee County Bank

APPEAL from the Circuit Court of the United States for the District of Kansas.

Parmelee, cashier of the Shawnee County Bank, made his individual note for $3,000, payable to the order of the West St. Louis Savings Bank, indorsed it 'G. F. Parmelee, cashier,' and gave as collateral security a certificate of stock in the Shawnee County Bank, issued to and owned by him. The consideration of the note was money lent to him by the payee, who was advised that he intended to use it to pay for his stock in the Shawnee County Bank. He failed to pay the note; whereupon this suit was commenced by the payee against him as maker, and the Shawnee County Bank as indorser, of the note.

The court passed a decree against Parmelee, but dismissed the bill so far as it asked relief against the Shawnee County Bank.

The complainant then brought the case here.

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

Mr Henry Hitchcock for the appellant.

No counsel appeared for the appellee.

MR. CHIEF JUSTICE WAITE delivered the opinion of the court.


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