Morgan v. Potter
157 U.S. 195 (1895)

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Morgan v. Potter, 157 U.S. 195 (1895)

Morgan v. Potter

No. 690

Submitted November 19, 1894

Decided March 18, 1895

157 U.S. 195

Syllabus

A guardian of an infant appointed in one state cannot maintain a suit in the circuit court of the United States held within another state, to set aside the appointment or to compel an account of a guardian previously appointed in the latter state, except so far as authorized to do so by its laws.

In a suit by an infant, by his next friend, the infant, and not the next friend, must be made the plaintiff.

The case is stated in the opinion.

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