Holmes v. Sevier
154 U.S. 582 (1872)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Holmes v. Sevier, 154 U.S. 582 (1872)

Holmes v. Sevier

No. 31

Argued and submitted November 8, 1871

Decided May 6, 1872

154 U.S. 582

Syllabus

The liability of the maker of a note given for the purchase of slaves before the civil war was not affected by their emancipation.

The case is stated in the opinion.

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