Charles Richardson v. Max J. Winkler Brokerage Co.

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Charles Richardson v. Max J. Winkler Brokerage Co.
Case Date: 
1906
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Recovery of Money/ Wages

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Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
24
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Max J. Winkler originally sued plaintiff to recover an unpaid loan of $25 plus $1.20 interest & won its case. Plaintiff seeking to reverse this decision. Max J. Winkler Brokerage Co., managed by M. S. Umbenhauer, did not describe itself as a loan company. Umbenhauer stated that his firm "was engaged in the business of buying and discounting salaries". The firm also kept no record of accounts. When a party paid his note off or satisfied the bill of sale it was torn up.