Furst & Thomas v. Brewster,
282 U.S. 493 (1931)

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Furst & Thomas v. Brewster, 282 U.S. 493 (1931)

Furst & Thomas v. Brewster

No. 76

Argued January 27, 28, 1931

Decided February 24, 1931

282 U.S. 493


A state statute denying to any foreign corporation the right to sue in the state court unless it has filed in the state a copy of its articles and a financial statement and designated a local office and a local agent upon whom process may be served is repugnant to the Commerce Clause if applied to an action to collect money due by a resident, whether as agent or a vendee, for goods shipped in to him, upon his order, from another state pursuant to his contract with the shipper, even though the latter acted as the agent of a foreign corporation which had not complied with the statute. P. 282 U. S. 497.

180 Ark. 1167, 21 S.W. 2d 863, reversed.

Appeal from a judgment affirming a judgment against the appellants in their action for goods sold and delivered.

Page 282 U. S. 494

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