Ambler v. Eppinger
137 U.S. 480 (1890)

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Ambler v. Eppinger, 137 U.S. 480 (1890)

Ambler v. Eppinger

No. 1383

Submitted December 1, 1890

Decided December 22, 1890

137 U.S. 480

ERROR TO THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED

STATES FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA

Syllabus

The provision in the Act of March 3, 1887, 24 Stat. c. 373, § 1, pp. 552, 553, that no Circuit or district court shall

"have cognizance of any suit, except upon foreign bills of exchange, to recover the contents of any promissory note or other chose in action in favor of any assignee or of any subsequent holder, if such instrument be payable to bearer and be not made by any corporation, unless such suit might have been prosecuted in such court to recover the said contents if no assignment or transfer had been made,"

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