U.S. Supreme Court
Wilmot v. Mudge, 103 U.S. 217 (1880)
Wilmot v. Mudge
103 U.S. 217
An action on a debt or claim is not barred by a composition between a debtor and his creditors under sec. 17 of the act of June 22, 1874, c. 390, 18 Stat., pt. 3, p. 183, if it would not be barred by his discharge under the bankrupt law.
The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.