Boone County v. Burlington & Missouri River R. Co.
139 U.S. 684 (1891)

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Boone County v. Burlington & Missouri River R. Co., 139 U.S. 684 (1891)

Boone County v. Burlington and Missouri River Railroad Company

No. 297

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

Syllabus

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

Page 139 U. S. 685

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.

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