No. 2, Original.

231 U.S. 89 (1913)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided November 10, 1913.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Samuel W. Williams, Mr. William A. Anderson, Mr. John B. Moon and Mr. Randolph Harrison for the State of Virginia.

Mr. Holmes Conrad and Mr. Sanford Robinson for the bond-holding creditors.

Mr. A.A. Lilly, Attorney General of the State of West Virginia, Mr. V.B. Archer, Mr. Charles E. Hogg and Mr. John H. Holt for the State of West Virginia.

MR. CHIEF JUSTICE WHITE delivered the opinion of the court.

In March, 1911 (Virginia v. West Virginia, 220 U.S. 1), our decision was given "with respect to the basis of liability and the share of the principal of the debt of Virginia that West Virginia assumed." In view, however, of the nature of the controversy, of the consideration due the respective States and the hope that...

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