2 U.S. 239 (____)

2 Dall. 239


Supreme Court of United States.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

I. The Attorney General (Ingersoll, who was assisted by Lewis and Heatly) offered Joseph Heister, the supposed drawer of the note, to prove that his signature was forged.

M`KEAN, Chief Justice.

Two objections have been taken to the competency of Joseph Heister, as a witness on the present indictment: — 1st. Because his name appears to be subscribed to the note, which his evidence is intended to prove a forgery; and 2d. Because he is interested.

The first objection has been well, and sufficiently, answered, by the remark, that whether the name of the witness is really subscribed...

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