Lake County v. Graham
130 U.S. 674 (1889)

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Lake County v. Graham, 130 U.S. 674 (1889)

Lake County v. Graham

No. 1265

Submitted January 2, 1889

Decided May 13, 1889

130 U.S. 674

ERROR TO THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED

STATES FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO

Syllabus

Lake County v. Rollins, ante,130 U. S. 662, affirmed and applied to the bonds in controversy in this action.

Page 130 U. S. 675

When the Constitution of a state imposes upon the municipal corporations within it a limitation of their power to incur debts, it is not within the power of the legislature of the state to dispense with that limitation, either directly or indirectly.

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