Glenn v. Marbury - 145 U.S. 499 (1892)


U.S. Supreme Court

Glenn v. Marbury, 145 U.S. 499 (1892)

Glenn v. Marbury

No. 1231

Submitted January 11, 1892

Decided May 16, 1892

145 U.S. 499

Syllabus

The statute of limitations begins to run against an action against a stockholder in an insolvent corporation in the hands of a receiver to recover unpaid assessments on his stock when the court orders the assessment to be made.

When such a call is made, the action in the District of Columbia, where the common law prevails, must be brought in the name of the company.

The case is stated in the opinion.

Page 145 U. S. 500



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