Northern Pacific R. Co. v. Booth
152 U.S. 671 (1894)

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Northern Pacific R. Co. v. Booth, 152 U.S. 671 (1894)

Northern Pacific Railroad Company v. Booth

No. 327

Submitted March 28, 1894

Decided April 9, 1894

152 U.S. 671

Syllabus

The verdict and judgment in the court below having been for $5,000, and that judgment having been a few days later amended on the motion -- apparently ex parte -- of the defendant by adding to it the sum of $116.73, interest, this Court, as the defendant made the motion with the sole object of obtaining a writ of error not otherwise allowable, declines to permit what was done to be efficacious in the accomplishment of the purpose designed, and dismisses the writ of error.

The case is stated in the opinion.

Page 152 U. S. 672

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