After Mrs. Isobel Douglas (pursuer) knew about William Robson’s bankruptcy, she was involved in a competition with certain creditors of Robson, because she had a bond issued by William Robson and his two brothers to secure a debt. Robson’s creditors held a meeting without Ms. Douglas and executed a document (interlocutor) that did not include the debt of the pursuer. Ms. Douglas sought to change the interlocutor in order to include her debt and demanded the payment of her debt, principal, interest, and expenses.