2 U.S. 184 (____)

2 Dall. 184


Supreme Court of United States.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

The case was argued at the last Term by the Attorney General for the State, and by E. Tilghman, for the Corporation.

THE COURT having kept the case under advisement 'till the present term, SHIPPEN, Justice, (in the absence of the CHIEF JUSTICE) delivered their unanimous opinion as follows:

SHIPPEN, Justice.

The sole question in this cause is, whether the Governor, or the Corporation of the City of Philadelphia, has the power of appointing the Clerk of the Mayor's Court? This rests on the true construction of the Act of Assembly, of...

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