Freeland v. WilliamsAnnotate this Case
131 U.S. 405 (1889)
U.S. Supreme Court
Freeland v. Williams, 131 U.S. 405 (1889)
Freeland v. Williams
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
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
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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