Henderson v. Carbondale Coal and Coke Co.
140 U.S. 25 (1891)

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Henderson v. Carbondale Coal and Coke Co., 140 U.S. 25 (1891)

Henderson v. Carbondale Coal and Coke Company

Nos. 247, 248

Argued March 24-25, 1891

Decided April 20, 1891

140 U.S. 25

APPEALS FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED

STATES FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS

Syllabus

The rule in Gibson v. Shufeldt,122 U. S. 27, that

"in equity as in admiralty, when several persons join in one suit to assert several and distinct interests, and those interests alone are in dispute, the amount of the interest of each is the limit of the appellate jurisdiction"

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