Terry v. McLure,
103 U.S. 442 (1880)

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Terry v. McLure, 103 U.S. 442 (1880)

Terry v. McLure

103 U.S. 442


1. Eight years after a bill in equity had been filed, and on the day it was dismissed, on a final hearing upon the pleadings and proofs, an amended bill was filed without leave. Held that it must be disregarded in the consideration of the case here.

2. The statute of limitations is a bar to a suit brought four years after a bank in South Carolina had permanently suspended specie payments, by a holder of its notes to enforce the individual liability of the stockholders.

3. Carrol v. Green, 92 U. S. 509, and Godfrey v. Terry, 97 U. S. 171, cited and approved.

The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.

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