LOUISIANA EX REL. N.Y. GUAR. & INDEM. CO. V. STEELE, 134 U. S. 230 (1890)

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Louisiana ex Rel. N.Y. Guar. & Indem. Co. v. Steele, 134 U.S. 230 (1890)

Louisiana ex Rel New York Guaranty & Indemnity Company v. Steele

No. 140

Argued January 23, 1890

Decided March 10, 1890

134 U.S. 230


The Auditor of the State of Louisiana was sued in his official capacity in order to compel him in that capacity to act to raise a tax authorized by a former law, but contrary to subsequent legislation and to the present laws of the state. Held it was a suit against the state.

The case is stated in the opinion.

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