No. 78.

165 U.S. 394 (1897)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided February 15, 1897.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Charles J. Bonaparte for appellants.

Mr. Henry E. Davis for appellees.

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

The object of this bill is to determine certain questions in aid of another branch of the same court, sitting as an orphans' court, and already in possession of a petition by the complainants to establish an indebtedness against the estate of their mother, action upon which petition was suspended by that branch of the court, awaiting the determination of these questions.

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