Tilghman v. Proctor (125 U.S. 136)

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Tilghman v. Proctor (125 U.S. 136) by Horace Gray
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United States Supreme Court

125 U.S. 136

TILGHMAN  v.  PROCTOR

This was a bill in equity by Richard A. Tilghman against William Proctor, James Gamble, W. A. Proctor, James N. Gamble, and George H. Proctor, copartners under the name of Proctor & Gamble, praying for an injunction, for an account of profits, and for damages, for the infringement of letters patent for the process of manufacturing fat acids and glycerine from fatty bodies by the action of water at a high temperature and pressure. From the decree awarding plaintiff the amount of damages reported by the master both parties appeal.

Geo. Harding and F. T. Chambers, for Tilghman.

Wm. M. Ramsey and R. H. Parkinson, for Proctor et al.

GRAY, J.

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This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States federal government (see 17 U.S.C. 105).