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In the District Court of the United States for the Eastern District
of Pennsylvania. In the Matter of Charles T. Yerkes, Jr., in
Bankruptcy. To the Honorable William Butler, judge of said court:
The register in bankruptcy to whom was referred the petition of the
assignees of said bankrupt's estate for a determination of their
rights to certain memberships of said bankrupt in the New York ami
Philadelphia Stock Exchanges claimed by the said Charles T. Yerkes,
Jr., and for a sale thereof, with an order upon the said Charles T.
Yerkes, Jr., not to interfere therewith, and such further order and
decree as the exigencies of the case may require, and the answer of
said Charles T. Yerkes, Jr., thereto, respectfully reports that on
May 23d, 1884, 2 p. m., Messrs. Sparhawk and Duffield, two of said
assignees, with their counsel, Ceorge Junkin, Esq., and the said
diaries T. Yerkes, Jr., with his counsel, Frank P. Pritchard, Esq.,
appeared before the register, at which time and at subsequent times
testimony was taken under the said reference and argument made and
the subject finally submitted by counsel for consideration and
report in February 27, 1885. The following is a statement of the
material facts necessary to be considered in the determination of
the questions referred: 83 Charles T. Yerkes, Jr., a banker and
broker, failed in October, 1871, was duly adjudged a bankrupt, and
the petitioners became assignees of his estate January 24, 1872. In
the schedules of his property filed in the proceedings under the
head of "Schedule B; 2, personal property; C, stock in trade in my
business of banker and broker at Philadelphia," appears the
following: "Membership in board of brokers, Philadelphia, of no
specified value. Membership in board of brokers, New York, of no
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