Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Mr. Nathan Matthews, Mr. Joseph Lyons and Mr. E. Mark Sullivan for plaintiff in error.
Mr. J. Weston Allen, Attorney General of the State of Massachusetts, Mr. Edwin H. Abbot Jr., Mr. Alexander Lincoln, Mr. H. Ware Barnum, Mr. Charles W. Mulcahy, Mr. Alexander Britton and Mr. Thomas Hunt for defendants in error.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. CHIEF JUSTICE TAFT delivered the opinion of the Court.
This is a writ of error to a decree of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts sustaining a demurrer to a bill in equity against the Treasurer and Receiver General of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the Boston Elevated Railway Company, and the trustees who are operating the railway of that Company under a special statute of the Commonwealth (Mass. Spec. Stat. 1918, c. 159), and dismissing the bill for...
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