Austin v. The Aldermen of Boston

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Opinion of the Court

United States Supreme Court

74 U.S. 694


THE record showed that this cause had been brought here from the Circuit Court for Iowa, as on a writ of error, by agreement of parties, and without the issuing or service of such a writ. Coming before this court on a printed argument for the defendant in error, and the fact above-mentioned being observed by the court, the appeal was DISMISSED; the CHIEF JUSTICE stating it to be the opinion of the court, that an appeal allowed or a writ of error served, was essential to the exercise of tis appellate jurisdiction.


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