Montalet v. Murray - 8 U.S. 46 (1807)


U.S. Supreme Court

Montalet v. Murray, 8 U.S. 4 Cranch 46 46 (1807)

Montalet v. Murray

8 U.S. (4 Cranch) 46

ERROR TO THE CIRCUIT COURT

OF THE DISTRICT OF GEORGIA

Syllabus

If it does not appear upon the record that the character of the original parties will support the jurisdiction of the court, it cannot be sustained.

A suit on a promissory note cannot be maintained in the courts of the United States in the hands of a subsequent holder if the original parties to the note could not sue or be sued in those courts.



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