Mansfield v. Excelsior Refining Co.
135 U.S. 326 (1890)

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Mansfield v. Excelsior Refining Co., 135 U.S. 326 (1890)

Mansfield v. Excelsior Refining Company

No. 239

Argued and submitted March 28, 1890

Decided May 5, 1890

135 U.S. 326

ERROR TO THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED

STATES FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS

Syllabus

In Illinois, the unsuccessful party in an action of ejectment is entitled, by statute, upon the payment of all costs, to have the judgment vacated and a new trial granted, but no more than two new trials can be granted to

the same party under the statute. This statute governs the trial of actions of ejectment in the courts of the United States sitting in Illinois.

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