Thorington v. Montgomery,
147 U.S. 490 (1893)

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Thorington v. Montgomery, 147 U.S. 490 (1893)

Thorington v. Montgomery

No. 1080

Submitted January 23, 1893

Decided February 6, 1893

147 U.S. 490


The Fifth Amendment to the Constitution operates exclusively in restriction of federal power, and has no application to the states.

A controversy as to the good faith of a transaction by which the title to the property which forms the subject of this litigation was transferred to the plaintiff in error is held to involve no federal question.

Page 147 U. S. 491

This was a motion to dismiss or affirm. The case is stated in the opinion.

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