Abbott v. Tacoma Bank of Commerce, 175 U.S. 409 (1899)

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Abbott v. Tacoma Bank of Commerce, 175 U.S. 409 (1899)

Abbott v. Tacoma Bank of Commerce


No. 376


Submitted November 6, 1899
Decided December 11, 1899
175 U.S. 409

ERROR TO THE SUPREME COURT
OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

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The plaintiff in error sued the defendants in error in a state court of the Washington to recover damages for a libel alleged to have been contained in the pleadings in a suit against him, instituted by them in the circuit court of the United States. The trial court dismissed the action, and its judgment was affirmed by the highest court of the state, which judgment, so affirmed, was brought to this Court by writ of error. A motion being made to dismiss the action or affirm the judgment below, held that there was color for the motion to dismiss, and therefore the motion to affirm could be considered, and as the judgment of the court below did not deprive the plaintiff of any right, privilege or immunity secured by the Constitution or laws of the United States, it should be affirmed.

Motion to dismiss or affirm. The case is stated in the opinion.

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Chicago: U.S. Supreme Court, "Syllabus," Abbott v. Tacoma Bank of Commerce, 175 U.S. 409 (1899) in 175 U.S. 409 Original Sources, accessed August 17, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=49S6CBJ8JZVPMDC.

MLA: U.S. Supreme Court. "Syllabus." Abbott v. Tacoma Bank of Commerce, 175 U.S. 409 (1899), in 175 U.S. 409, Original Sources. 17 Aug. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=49S6CBJ8JZVPMDC.

Harvard: U.S. Supreme Court, 'Syllabus' in Abbott v. Tacoma Bank of Commerce, 175 U.S. 409 (1899). cited in 1899, 175 U.S. 409. Original Sources, retrieved 17 August 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=49S6CBJ8JZVPMDC.