Cleveland, C., C. & St. Louis Railway Company v. Backus

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United States Supreme Court

154 U.S. 439

Cleveland, C., C. & St. Louis Railway Company  v.  Backus

This was an action by the Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis Railway Company against Victor M. Backus, as treasurer of Marion county, Ind., and others, brought in the superior court of that county, to restrain the collection of taxes on plaintiff's property. The court rendered judgment for defendants, which, on appeal, was affirmed by the supreme court of the state. 33 N. E. 421. Plaintiff brought error.

John T. Dye, for plaintiff in error.

A. G. Smith, Atty. Gen. Ind., Wm. A. Ketcham, Albert J. Beveridge, and John W. Kern, for defendants in error.

Mr. Justice BREWER delivered the opinion of the court.

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