No. 1224.

136 U.S. 152 (1890)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided May 19, 1890.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Edwin Countryman (with whom was Mr. Samuel C. Halliday on the brief) for plaintiffs in error.

Mr. Esek Cowen, for defendants in error.

Mr. George F. Comstock argued for the defendants in error.

Mr. S.S. Gregory (with whom upon the brief were Mr. James S. Harlan, Mr. William M. Booth and Mr. John G. Sears) argued for defendants in error.

Mr. George F. Edmunds, for plaintiffs in error.

MR. JUSTICE BLATCHFORD, having stated the case as above reported, delivered the opinion of the court.

The questions for consideration here fall within a narrow compass, for they can embrace only federal questions.

The Court of Appeals, in its opinion, discussed only two questions, (1) whether Cornell University had power to take and hold property of the value of more than $3,000,000; and (2) if it had no such power...

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