The Samuel
16 U.S. 77

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The Samuel, 16 U.S. 3 Wheat. 77 77 (1818)

The Samuel

16 U.S. (3 Wheat.) 77

Syllabus

A witness offered to be examined, viva voce, in open court, in an instance cause, ordered to be examined out of court, for the sake of convenience.

MR. CHIEF JUSTICE MARSHALL delivered the opinion of the Court, reversing the decree of condemnation in the court below and ordering the property to be restored as claimed.

Decree reversed.

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