Norton v. Dyersburg
127 U.S. 160 (1888)

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Norton v. Dyersburg, 127 U.S. 160 (1888)

Norton v. Dyersburg

No. 207

Argued April 5, 1888

Decided April 23, 1888

127 U.S. 160

ERROR TO THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED

STATES FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF TENNESSEE

Syllabus

In this case, certain negotiable bonds issued by the Town of Dyersburg, Tennessee, were held to have been issued without lawful authority.

Certain provisions of the statutes of Tennessee considered and held not to confer power on the Town of Dyersburg to issue the bonds in question.

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