2 U.S. 260 (____)

2 Dall. 260

ROBERTS versus CAY's Executors.

Supreme Court of United States.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

For the plaintiff, if it was contended by Thomas.

Moylan, for the defendants, having averred.

BY THE COURT. There does not exist a doubt in our minds, about the genuine meaning of the act of Assembly. It would be attended with the most inconvenient and pernicious consequences, to determine, that a creditor could not compel a payment from his debtor's estate, nor even bring a suit against the executors, for a period of twelve months. The order of paying debts, obviously respects voluntary, and not compulsory, payments. Such...

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