Brooklyn Insurance Company v. Dutcher

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Brooklyn Insurance Company v. Dutcher by Noah Haynes Swayne
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Opinion of the Court

United States Supreme Court

95 U.S. 269

BROOKLYN INSURANCE COMPANY  v.  DUTCHER

APPEAL from the Circuit Court of the United States for the Eastern District of Missouri.

This was a bill in equity filed by Clinton O. Dutcher and wife against the Brooklyn Insurance Company of New York, claiming that Mrs. Dutcher, under her contract with the company, and by reason of her payment of certain annual premiums, was entitled to a paid-up policy of insurance upon the life of her husband for $4,000, and praying for a specific performance. A decree was rendered for the complainants, and the company appealed here.

The facts are stated in the opinion of the court.

Submitted by Mr. J. O. Broadhead, for the appellant.

There was no opposing counsel.

MR. JUSTICE SWAYNE delivered the opinion of the court.

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This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States federal government (see 17 U.S.C. 105).