Draper v. Davis - 102 U.S. 370 (1880)
U.S. Supreme Court
Draper v. Davis, 102 U.S. 370 (1880)
Draper v. Davis
102 U.S. 370
Where, no security having been taken at the time of entering an order allowing an appeal from a decree passed by the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia sitting in general term, the appellant, within the time limited by statute, filed with the clerk a bond with sureties, conditioned according to law and approved by a judge of that court, by whom, on the same day, a citation was signed, held that the power of the judge over the appeal and the security was thereupon, in the absence of fraud, exhausted, and that the control of the supersedeas as well as of the appeal was transferred to this Court.