The Peoples Bank v. The Franklin Bank

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
The Peoples Bank v. The Franklin Bank
Case Date: 
1889
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Bank Note

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
57
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A check was drawn by an unnamed party from the Peoples Bank for $260 payable to T.M. Morgan and signed by J.R. Young, the depositor of the plaintiff. Though check as suspicious, since it as endorsed by the defendant, the plaintiff paid the amount. It was later discovered to be a forgery. Plaintiff demanded the defendant to return the money, which they had failed and refused to do. Plaintiff suing for said $260.