PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD CO. v. JONES

Nos. 40, 41.

155 U.S. 333 (1894)

PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD COMPANY v. JONES. PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD COMPANY v. STEWART.

Supreme Court of United States.

Decided December 10, 1894.


Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Enoch Totten for plaintiffs in error.

Mr. W.L. Cole and Mr. William A. Cook for defendants in error.


MR. JUSTICE SHIRAS delivered the opinion of the court.

These were suits brought in the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia, and tried at special term, in July, 1885, based upon allegations of personal injuries received by the plaintiffs while in the performance of their duties as railway postal clerks on the mail route which extended from Charlotte, N.C., to Washington, D.C.

The cases were tried together, and...

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