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COPE V. COPE, 137 U. S. 682 (1891)
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Cope v. Cope, 137 U.S. 682 (1891)
Cope v. Cope
Submitted December 22, 1890
Decided January 19, 1891
137 U.S. 682
APPEAL FROM THE SUPREME COURT
OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH
The statute of Utah of 1852, Compiled Laws of Utah, 1876, sec. 877, which provides that
" Illegitimate children and their mothers inherit in like manner from the father, whether acknowledged by him or not, provided it shall be made to appear to the satisfaction of the court that he was the father of such illegitimate child or children,"
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