City of New Orleans v. N.O, M. & T. R. Co. - 108 U.S. 15 (1882)
U.S. Supreme Court
City of New Orleans v. N.O, M. & T. R. Co., 108 U.S. 15 (1882)
City of New Orleans v. New Orleans,
Mobile & Texas Railroad Company
Argued November 14-15, 1882
Decided November 20, 1882
108 U.S. 15
The Board of Liquidation of the City Debt of New Orleans, a corporate body created by the Legislature of Louisiana, created pending the appeal of this suit, appeared and claimed authority over the subject matter of the controversy. The court refused to enter judgment according to the terms of stipulation made with the attorney of the City of New Orleans by authority of the city council without first giving the board opportunity to be heard.
Motion to dismiss the appeal.