U.S. Supreme Court
Florida v. Croom, 226 U.S. 309 (1912)
Florida v. Croom
Submitted December 2, 1912
Decided December 16, 1912
226 U.S. 309
Where it appears, although by evidence outside the record, that, before the writ of error to the state court was sued out, the public officer against whom a writ of mandamus is prayed had died, and his successor had qualified, the writ will be dismissed.
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