2 U.S. 237 (____)

2 Dall. 237

KACHLIN et al. versus MULHALLON, et al.

Supreme Court of United States.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

The counsel for the plaintiffs (Ross and Thomas).

The defendants' counsel (Ingersoll and Sitgreaves.)

BY THE COURT: — The question is, whether, under the liberality of the practice of our Courts of Justice, such evidence is admissible? To decide in the affirmative, the case must either be embraced by the general provision of the act for defalcation ( 1 Vol. Dall. Edit. p. 65.) or by the 39th Rule of the Supreme Court. Now, although our act of Assembly extends further than the British statutes of set-off (2 Geo. 2. c. 22. and 8 Geo. 2. c. 24) we do not think it comprehends...

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