No. 93.

231 U.S. 541 (1913)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided December 22, 1913.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. J.C. Davant for plaintiffs in error.

Mr. Peter O. Knight and Mr. C. Fred Thompson for defendant in error.

Memorandum opinion by MR. CHIEF JUSTICE WHITE, by direction of the court.

This is a direct writ of error to determine a question of jurisdiction. The action arose prior to the adoption of the Judicial Code and was on two promissory notes, each for one thousand dollars and each providing for the payment of a reasonable attorney's fee if suit were brought. Could such an attorney's fee be considered in determining whether the...

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