Texas & Pacific Railway Co. v. Murphy
111 U.S. 488 (1884)

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Texas & Pacific Railway Co. v. Murphy, 111 U.S. 488 (1884)

Texas and Pacific Railway Company v. Murphy

Submitted April 3, 1884

Decided April 21, 1884

111 U.S. 488

Syllabus

If a petition for a rehearing is presented in season and entertained by the Court, the time limited for a writ of error does not begin to run until the petition is disposed of.

A supersedeas will not be vacated when the writ of error is sued out and served within twenty days after the decision of a motion for rehearing, presented in season and disposed of by the Court.

This was a motion to dismiss a writ of error, united to a motion to affirm.

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