Jenkins v. International Bank
106 U.S. 571 (1883)

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Jenkins v. International Bank, 106 U.S. 571 (1883)

Jenkins v. International Bank

Decided January 29, 1883

106 U.S. 571

Syllabus

1. Where a judgment in a state court is rendered against one shortly thereafter declared to be a bankrupt, a writ of error to that judgment brought by his assignee is a suit within the meaning of Sec. 5057 of the Revised Statutes.

2. The limitation of time in that section applies to a suit by the assignee to recover a debt or other moneyed obligation, as well as to a controversy concerning property or rights of property to which there are adverse claims.

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