No. 110.

169 U.S. 26 (1898)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided January 8, 1898.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Frank W. Hackett and Mr. Walter D. Davidge for plaintiff in error.

Mr. George E. Hamilton for defendant in error. Mr. M.J. Colbert was on his brief.

MR. JUSTICE HARLAN delivered the opinion of the court.

This action was brought by the plaintiff in error to recover damages alleged to have been sustained in consequence of the unlawful obstruction by the defendant in error of D street in the city of Washington.

The jury having been instructed that the plaintiff could not recover anything more than nominal damages, returned a verdict for one cent; and for that amount judgment was entered in her favor, but...

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