Freeland v. Williams - 131 U.S. 405 (1889)


U.S. Supreme Court

Freeland v. Williams, 131 U.S. 405 (1889)

Freeland v. Williams

No. 267

Argued April 17-18, 1889

Decided May 13, 1889

131 U.S. 405

ERROR TO THE SUPREME COURT OF APPEALS

OF THE STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA

Syllabus

The provision in the Constitution of West Virginia of 1872 that the property of a citizen of the state should not

"be seized or sold under final process

Page 131 U. S. 406

issued upon judgments or decrees heretofore rendered, or otherwise, because of any act done according to the usages of civilized warfare in the prosecution of 'the war of the rebellion' by either of the parties thereto"



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