Where a receiver has been appointed by the court, the mortgagee may obtain possession by applying for his discharge1. Whether rents then received by and remaining in the receiver's hands belong to the mortgagee or not depends on the object of the receiver's appointment2. If he has been appointed in proceedings only affecting the title to the equity of redemption, for example, in proceedings to administer the trusts of the mortgagor's will3, or in other proceedings in which the mortgagee's title is not in question4, the mortgagee is not entitled to past rents, but only to rents paid after
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