No. 137.

162 U.S. 478 (1896)

16 S.Ct. 871

40 L.Ed. 1044


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided April 20, 1896.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. W.D. Davidge, (with whom was Mr. W.D. Davidge, Jr., on the brief,) for plaintiff in error.

Mr. Chapin Brown for defendant in error.

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

It was contended, in behalf of the defendants in error, that the case should have been brought to this court by appeal, and not by writ of error. But we consider this point as settled by the decision made six years ago in Ormsby v. Webb, 134 U.S. 47, 64, 65, in which a motion to dismiss, for the same...

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