117 U.S. 665 (1886)

PHILLIPS & Another, Executors, v. NEGLEY.

Supreme Court of United States.

Decided April 12, 1886.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. John Selden and Mr. W. Hallett Phillips for plaintiff in error.

Mr. Job Barnard for defendant in error. Mr. James S. Edwards was with him on the brief.

MR. JUSTICE MATTHEWS, after stating the case as above reported, delivered the opinion of the court.

There appears to be an ambiguity, if not an inconsistency, in the terms of the order or judgment of the general term. It affirms that there is no error in the record and proceedings of the special term, but does not affirm its order, which was appealed from, but in fact dismisses the appeal, as though it had no jurisdiction...


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