Johnson v. Powers
139 U.S. 156 (1891)

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Johnson v. Powers, 139 U.S. 156 (1891)

Johnson v. Powers

No. 147

Argued January 12-13, 1891

Decided March 9, 1891

139 U.S. 156

APPEAL FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED

STATES FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK

Syllabus

An administrator appointed in one state cannot as such maintain any suit in another state.

A judgment recovered against an administrator in one state is no evidence of debt in a suit by the same plaintiff in another state against third persons having assets of the deceased.

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