Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Mr. M.S. Wilkinson in support of the judgment below.
Mr. Assistant Attorney-General Smith for the United States.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE SWAYNE, after stating the facts, delivered the opinion of the court.
This case turns upon a statute of the State of Minnesota which bars actions, ex contractu, like this, within a specified time, and the same limitation is applied by the statute to the State. The United States are not named in it. The court below held that the statute applied to the United States, and rendered judgment against them.
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