Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Mr. John M. Thurston, with whom was Mr. John F. Dillon on the brief, for appellant.
Mr. P.L. Soper and Mr. J.H. Gillpatrick for appellee.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE SHIRAS delivered the opinion of the court.
The St. Joseph and Grand Island Railroad Company, in its petition filed in the Circuit Court of the United States for the District of Kansas against R.M. Steele, sheriff of Doniphan County, Kansas, alleged that the controversy in the case involved the construction of an act of Congress approved July 14, 1870, granting to the St. Joseph and Denver City Railroad Company the right to build a bridge and maintain the...
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