Morgan v. Hamlet
113 U.S. 449 (1885)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Morgan v. Hamlet, 113 U.S. 449 (1885)

Morgan v. Hamlet

Argued January 30, 1885

Decided March 2, 1885

113 U.S. 449

Syllabus

The statute of Arkansas that

"All demands not exhibited to the executor or administrator, as required by this act, before the end of two years from the granting of letters, shall be forever barred"

-- begins, on the granting of letters of administration, to run against persons under age, out of the state with no guardian appointed within the state, and whose claims are alleged to be founded in frauds which were not discovered until after the expiration of the two years fixed by the act.

The facts which make the case are stated in the opinion of the Court.

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