Whittemore v. Amoskeag National Bank - 134 U.S. 527 (1890)
U.S. Supreme Court
Whittemore v. Amoskeag National Bank, 134 U.S. 527 (1890)
Whittemore v. Amoskeag National Bank
Argued and submitted March 20, 1890
Decided March 31, 1890
134 U.S. 527
In an action against a national bank in a circuit court of the United States, if all the parties are citizens of the district in which the bank is situated, and the action does not come under section 5209 or section 5239 of the Revised Statutes, the circuit court has no jurisdiction, and if it has taken jurisdiction and dismissed the bill upon another ground, its decree will be reversed and the cause remanded with a direction to dismiss the bill for want of jurisdiction.
The case is stated in the opinion.