Block v. Darling
140 U.S. 234 (1891)

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Block v. Darling, 140 U.S. 234 (1891)

Block v. Darling

No. 299

Argued April 22-23, 1891

Decided May 11, 1891

140 U.S. 234

ERROR TO THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED

STATES FOR THE DISTRICT OF KENTUCKY

Syllabus

When, in an action for the recovery of a money demand, a counterclaim of the defendant exceeding $5,000 in amount is entirely disallowed, and judgment rendered for the plaintiff on his claim, this Court has jurisdiction

Page 140 U. S. 235

of a writ of error sued out by the defendant, without regard to the amount of the plaintiff's judgment.

Hilton v. Dickinson,108 U. S. 165, affirmed and applied.

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