No. 557.

162 U.S. 625 (1896)

16 S.Ct. 952

40 L.Ed. 1097


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided April 20, 1896.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. A.H. Garland and Mr. R.C. Garland for plaintiff in error.

Mr. Assistant Attorney General Whitney for defendants in error.

MR. JUSTICE HARLAN delivered the opinion of the court.

The transcript before the court must be taken to be as certified, namely, a true and complete copy of the record and proceedings in this case. It appears from the first order of record in the trial court that the defendant came "in his own person, and by his attorney;" that, on motion of the United States, by its attorney, it was "ordered by the court that a jury come to try the issue joined;" that a jury was...

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