2 U.S. 192 (____)

2 Dall. 192


Supreme Court of United States.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

For the defendant, Serjeant contended.

For the plaintiff, Morgan, urged.

BY THE COURT: — The sole question is; whether the defendant is bound to pay the bill, under the circumstances of this particular case? It was drawn in September 1781; it was presented, and refused acceptance, in November 1781; and yet it was never protested till. August, 1782. This is, in our opinion, a fatal delay. The protest and notice are required upon principles of convenience; and it is not necessary that there should...

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