U.S. Supreme Court
West Philadelphia Bank v. Dickson, 95 U.S. 180 (1877)
West Philadelphia Bank v. Dickson
95 U.S. 180
Money paid to his creditors by a person who they have reasonable cause to believe is insolvent, or obtained by them on an attachment issued against his property, within four months next preceding the commencement of the bankruptcy proceedings, may be recovered by his assignee in bankruptcy.
The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.