2 U.S. 270 (____)

2 Dall. 270

VASSE versus BALL.

Supreme Court of United States.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

The defence was supported by Lewis, E. Tilghman & Rawle on three grounds.

M`KEAN, Chief Justice.

The same difficulty, that occurred in the case of Bernardi v. Motteux, Doug. 555, certainly occurs in the present case: — how is the ground of condemnation to be ascertained? The libel asserts in one place, that the property is French; in another place, that it is American; and the several statements, that the vessel was employed in assisting, or supplying, the French, also imply that it belonged...

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