2 U.S. 55 (____)

2 Dall. 55

COWPERTHWAITE, versus JONES, et. al.

Supreme Court of United States.

SHIPPEN, President:

The motion for a new trial in this cause has been made on several grounds: — 1st. Because the jury have misbehaved, in adopting an improper mode of estimating the damages; by setting down each the particular sum he thought just, and then dividing the aggregate by the number of jurymen. 2d. Because the damages are said to be excessive. 3d. Because the verdict was contrary to the evidence. And, 4th. Because it was founded on a mistake in point...

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