Johnson v. Powers,
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139 U.S. 156 (1891)
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Johnson v. Powers, 139 U.S. 156 (1891)
Johnson v. Powers
Argued January 12-13, 1891
Decided March 9, 1891
139 U.S. 156
APPEAL FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED
STATES FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
An administrator appointed in one state cannot as such maintain any suit in another state.
A judgment recovered against an administrator in one state is no evidence of debt in a suit by the same plaintiff in another state against third persons having assets of the deceased.