South Spring Hill Gold Mining Co. v. Amador Co., 145 U.S. 300 (1892)
U.S. Supreme CourtSouth Spring Hill Gold Mining Co. v. Amador Co., 145 U.S. 300 (1892)
South Spring Hill Gold Mining Co. v. Amador Medean Gold Mining Company
Submitted April 27, 1892
Decided May 16, 1892
145 U.S. 300
The Court, being informed that the control of both the corporations, parties to this suit, had come into the hands of the same persons, but that there was a minority of stockholders in the Amador Medean Gold Mining Company who retained the interest that they had at the time the decision was rendered -- that the two corporations were still in existence and organized -- and that the present managers and owners of the properties were anxious that the question should be decided in order that the minority of the stockholders might receive whatever, by the finding of the Court, would be due to them -- reverses the judgment and remands the case for further proceedings in conformity to law, without considering or passing upon the merits of the case in any respect.
The case is stated in the opinion.