Cashman v. Amador & Sacramento Canal Company
118 U.S. 58 (1886)

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Cashman v. Amador & Sacramento Canal Company, 118 U.S. 58 (1886)

Cashman v. Amador and Sacramento Canal Company

Submitted April 5, 1886

Decided April 19, 1886

118 U.S. 58

Syllabus

On the facts stated in the opinion of the Court, it is held that the assignment of the cause of action to the plaintiff in error was collusively made for the purpose of creating a case cognizable by the circuit court of the United States, and that the controversy is really and substantially between one of the counties of California and citizens of California, and is not properly within the jurisdiction of the Circuit Court.

The case is stated in the opinion of the Court.

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