Bruce v. Manchester & Keene Railroad - 117 U.S. 514 (1886)


U.S. Supreme Court

Bruce v. Manchester & Keene Railroad, 117 U.S. 514 (1886)

Bruce v. Manchester & Keene Railroad

Submitted March 22, 1886

Decided April 5, 1886

117 U.S. 514

Syllabus

The matter in dispute, on which the jurisdiction of this Court depends, is the matter which is directly in dispute in the particular cause in which the judgment or decree sought to be reviewed has been rendered, and the Court is not permitted, for the purpose of determining its sum or value, to estimate its collateral effect in a subsequent suit between the same or other parties.

Elgin v. Marshall, 106 U. S. 578, affirmed.

This was a motion to dismiss. The case is stated in the opinion of the Court.

Page 117 U. S. 515



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