Columbus Southern Ry. Co. v. Wright
151 U.S. 470 (1894)

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Columbus Southern Ry. Co. v. Wright, 151 U.S. 470 (1894)

Columbus Southern Railway Company v. Wright

No. 753

Argued January 15, 1894

Decided January 29, 1894

151 U.S. 470

Syllabus

The provision in the law of October 16, 1889, of the State of Georgia, Laws of Georgia, 1889, No. 399, p. 29, distributing for taxation purposes the rolling stock and other unlocated personal property of a railway company to and for the benefit of the counties traversed by the railroad, does not violate the provision in the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution that no state shall deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of its laws.

The case is stated in the opinion.

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