2 U.S. 302 (____)

2 Dall. 302

ARMSTRONG versus CARSON's Executors.

Supreme Court of United States.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Ingersoll declined arguing the point for the defendant, thinking it clearly against him.

WILSON, Justice:

There can be no difficulty in this case. If the plea would be bad in the Courts of New Jersey, it is bad here: for, whatever doubts there might be on the words of the Constitution, the act of Congress effectually removes them; declaring in direct terms, that the record shall have the same effect in this Court, as in the Court from which it was taken. In the courts of New Jersey no such plea would be sustained; and, therefore, it is inadmissible in...

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