Spraul v. Louisiana
123 U.S. 516 (1887)

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Spraul v. Louisiana, 123 U.S. 516 (1887)

Spraul v. Louisiana

Submitted November 21, 1887

Decided December 5, 1887

123 U.S. 516

Syllabus

A supersedeas obtained by a plaintiff in error under the provisions of Rev.Stat. § 1007 does not operate to enjoin the defendant in error from bringing a new suit on a new cause of action, but arising out of the same general matter and involving the same questions of law which are brought here for review.

Page 123 U. S. 517

This was a motion for a rule on J. V. Guilotte, Mayor of the City of New Orleans, and Henry Larque, lessee of the public markets of New Orleans, to show cause why they should not be punished for a contempt of the supersedeas in this case. The case is stated in the opinion of the Court.

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