No. 1454.

144 U.S. 310 (1892)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided April 4, 1892.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Attorney General and Mr. Solicitor General for plaintiff in error.

Mr. W.C. Glenn for defendants in error. Mr. A.H. Garland filed a brief in support of the motion to dismiss.

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

The jurisdiction of this court is invoked by the United States under that provision of the Judiciary Act of 1891, by which "appeals or writs of error may be taken from the District Courts or from the existing Circuit Courts direct to the Supreme Court" "in any case that involves the construction or application of the Constitution of the United States." Act of March 3, 1891, c. 517...

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