2 U.S. 252 (____)

2 Dall. 252

PERIT, Executrix versus WALLIS.

Supreme Court of United States.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

And it was argued by Ingersoll and Lewis, for the plaintiff; by Coxe and M. Levy, for the defendant.

Lewis, being about to reply, was stopped by the Court: —

M'KEAN, Chief Justice:

The only question before the Court is, whether the Jury had a power, under the circumstances of this case, to give any damages beyond the penalty of the bond: The quantum (which might be a subject of dispute on a motion for a new trial is not at all involved in the point submitted to our decision.

Of the power of the Jury...

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