PROCEEDINGS IN CIVIL ACTIONS IN COURTS OF RECORD
LIMITATION OF ACTIONS
5-239. Actions barred in another state. When a cause of action has arisen in another state or territory, or in a foreign country, and by the laws thereof an action thereon can not there be maintained against a person by reason of the lapse of time, an action thereon shall not be maintained against him in this state, except in favor of one who has been a citizen of this state and who has held the cause of action from the time it accrued.
[(5-239) C.C.P. 1881, sec. 179; R.S., R.C., & C.L., sec. 4079; C.S. sec. 6632; I.C.A., sec. 5-239.]