Lake County v. Graham - 130 U.S. 674 (1889)
U.S. Supreme Court
Lake County v. Graham, 130 U.S. 674 (1889)
Lake County v. Graham
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
Lake County v. Rollins, ante, 130 U. S. 662, affirmed and applied to the bonds in controversy in this action.
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.