Crehore v. Ohio & Mississippi Ry. Co.
131 U.S. 240 (1889)

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Crehore v. Ohio & Mississippi Ry. Co., 131 U.S. 240 (1889)

Crehore v. Ohio & Mississippi Railway Company

No. 272

Decided May 13, 1889

131 U.S. 240

ERROR TO THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED

STATES FOR THE DISTRICT OF KENTUCKY

Syllabus

A fatal defect in the allegation of diverse citizenship in a petition for the removal of a cause from a state court for that reason, cannot be corrected in the Circuit Court of the United States.

This was a case commenced in a state court and removed thence on the ground of diverse citizenship of the parties.

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