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Civil Procedure Keyed to Babcock
Wyman v. Newhouse
Citation:93 F.2d 313 (2d Cir. 1937)
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Plaintiff Wyman begs Defendant Newhouse to travel to Florida urgently. Plaintiff said that she was leaving the United States to take care of her mother in Ireland and that she really wanted to see Defendant before she left. Defendant acquiesces and upon arriving in Florida, sees plaintiff and a deputy sheriff who serves him with process. Defendant is a resident of New York and has never been a resident of Florida.
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