Pacific Postal Tel. Cable Co. v. O'Connor
128 U.S. 394 (1888)

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Pacific Postal Tel. Cable Co. v. O'Connor, 128 U.S. 394 (1888)

Pacific Postal Telegraph Cable Company v. O'Connor

No. 1282

Submitted November 12, 1888

Decided November 19, 1888

128 U.S. 394

Syllabus

A remittitur, in a judgment on a verdict, of all sums in excess of $5,000, made on the day following entry of the judgment on motion of plaintiff's counsel in the absence of defendant or his counsel, is no abuse of the discretion of the court.

Motion to dismiss for want of jurisdiction. The case is stated in the opinion.

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