2 U.S. 160 (____)

2 Dall. 160

ROSS et al. Executors versus RITTENHOUSE.

Supreme Court of United States.

M`KEAN, Chief Justice:

This case is, in brief, as follows: — The British floop Active had been captured as prize on the high seas, in September, 1778, and was brought into the port of Philadelphia, where she was libelled in the Court of Admiralty of the State, held before George Ross, Esq. the then Judge, on the 18th day of the same month. The four persons, for whose use this action is brought, claimed the whole vessel and cargo, as their exclusive prize; but...

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