No. 105.

162 U.S. 329 (1896)

16 S.Ct. 810

40 L.Ed. 986


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided April 13, 1896.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Thomas J. Sutherland, (with whom was Mr. William P. Black on the brief,) for plaintiff in error.

Mr. S.L. Glasgow for defendant in error.

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

By art. 4, sect. 1, of the Constitution of the United States, "Full faith and credit shall be given in each State to the public acts, records and judicial proceedings of every other State. And Congress may, by general laws, prescribe the manner in which such acts, records and proceedings shall be proved and the effect thereof." In the exercise of the power so conferred, Congress, besides...

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