2 U.S. 183 (____)

2 Dall. 183


Supreme Court of United States.

BY THE COURT: — Double costs is a relative term; and it has been settled, that the plaintiff shall not recover double costs here, when, in the Court below, he could not be intitled to recover any. Under the late act, giving jurisdiction to the Justices, the large powers vested in them seem to embrace this cause of action. There are indeed exclusive words in the act, but they do not comprehend the present case. There must, therefore...

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