Boone County v. Burlington & Missouri River R. Co. - 139 U.S. 684 (1891)
U.S. Supreme Court
Boone County v. Burlington & Missouri River R. Co., 139 U.S. 684 (1891)
Boone County v. Burlington and Missouri River Railroad Company
Argued April 9, 1891
Decided April 20, 1891
139 U.S. 684
APPEAL FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED
STATES FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEBRASKA
The statute of limitations of Nebraska of four years as to an action for relief on the ground of fraud, and the doctrine of laches, apply to a suit by a county in Nebraska, brought in the Circuit Court of the United
States for the District of Nebraska, to set aside a decree of the same court for fraud.
Facts stated which supported the defenses of the statute of limitations and of laches.