U.S. Supreme Court
Stuart v. Boulware, 133 U.S. 78 (1890)
Stuart v. Boulware
Submitted January 6, 1890
Decided January 20, 1890
133 U.S. 78
APPEAL FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED
STATES FOR THE DISTRICT OF WEST VIRGINIA
An allowance of counsel fees on behalf of a receiver is made to the receiver, and not to the counsel.
A receiver is an officer of the court, entitled to apply to the court for instruction and advice and permitted to retain counsel, whose fees are within the just allowances that may be made by the court.