Savings & Loan Society v. Multnomah County - 169 U.S. 421 (1898)


U.S. Supreme Court

Savings & Loan Society v. Multnomah County, 169 U.S. 421 (1898)

Savings and Loan Society v. Multnomah County

No. 69

Argued October 29, 1897

Decided March 7, 1898

169 U.S. 421

Syllabus

The statute of Oregon of October 26, 1882, taxing mortgages of lands in that state to the mortgagees in the county where the land lies, does not, as applied to mortgages owned by citizens of other states and in their possession outside of the Oregon, contravene the Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution of the United States.

The case is stated in the opinion.

Page 169 U. S. 422



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