2 U.S. 144 (____)

2 Dall. 144

GORGERAT et al. versus M`CARTY.

Supreme Court of United States.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

The cause was argued on the 15th September, 1791, by Rawle and Duponceau, for the plaintiffs, and by Ingersoll for the defendant.

The Judges now (Jan. 1792) delivered their opinions seriatim as follows:

BRADFORD, Justice.

This is an action brought against the acceptor of a bill of exchange, which had been several times specially indorsed, and the plaintiffs are the first of those indorsors. At the trial the plaintiffs gave no direct proof of payment to the last indorsee, insisting that possession of the bill and protest was sufficient, or at least...

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