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WALKER V. POWERS, 104 U. S. 245 (1881)
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Walker v. Powers, 104 U.S. 245 (1881)
Walker v. Powers
104 U.S. 245
APPEAL FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED
STATES FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
1. A judgment is satisfied when, under proceedings ordered by the proper court, the lands of the defendant are seized, sold, and conveyed by the sheriff to the plaintiff, he bidding for them the amount of the judgment, interest, and costs.
2. The assignee of a judgment founded on a contract cannot maintain a suit thereon in a court of the United States unless such a suit might be there prosecuted had the assignment not been made.
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