Nos. 130, 34.

159 U.S. 113 (1895)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided June 3, 1895.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. James C. Carter and Mr. Elihu Root for plaintiffs in error and appellants. Mr. Horace Russell was on their briefs.

Mr. William G. Choate, (with whom was Mr. William D. Shipman on the brief,) for defendants in error and appellees.

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

These two cases, the one at law and the other in equity, of Hilton v. Guyot, and the case of Ritchie v. McMullen which has been under advisement at the same time, present important questions relating to the force and effect of foreign judgments, not hitherto adjudicated by this court, which have been argued

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