Hope Insurance Company of Providence v. Boardman
9 U.S. 57 (1809)

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Hope Insurance Company of Providence v. Boardman, 9 U.S. 5 Cranch 57 57 (1809)

Hope Insurance Company of Providence v. Boardman

9 U.S. (5 Cranch) 57

ERROR TO THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR

THE DISTRICT OF RHODE ISLAND

Syllabus

A corporation aggregate cannot be citizen and cannot litigate in the courts of the United States unless in consequence of the character of the individuals who compose the body politic, which character must appear by proper averments upon the record.

Error to the Circuit Court for the District of Rhode Island, in an action upon a policy of insurance.

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