Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Mr. Alexander H. Smith and Mr. Henry Newbegin for plaintiff in error.
Mr. W.H. Hubbard for defendant in error.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE BROWN, after stating the case, delivered the opinion of the court.
Plaintiff's right to an injunction was urged in the state courts upon several grounds, but the only questions presented to us are whether the ordinance of December 20, 1887, permitting the railway to construct the bridges and their approaches, constituted a contract between the railway company and the city for the perpetual maintenance of such bridges; and whether the subsequent ordinances...
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