95 U.S. 665 (____)


Supreme Court of United States.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. J.W. Champlin for the plaintiff in error.

Mr. M.J. Smiley, contra.

MR. JUSTICE HUNT delivered the opinion of the court.

The numerous questions raised upon the trial of this action depend upon a few general principles which are not difficult of application.

It is settled by the decisions of the courts of the United States and by the decision of many of the State courts that one who contracts with an acting corporation cannot defend himself against a claim on such contract, in a suit by the corporation, by alleging the irregularity...

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