RESPUBLICA v. COATES
2 U.S. 109 (1790)

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RESPUBLICA v. COATES, 2 U.S. 109 (1790)

2 U.S. 109 (Dall.)

Respublica
v.
Coates

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

June Term, 1790

This was an action on an official bond executed by the defendant; and the real plaintiff, having neglected to strike a jury, the defendant's counsel moved for a rule for trial by proviso; but on a suggestion from the Attorney General,

Page 2 U.S. 109, 110

approved by the Court, that such a rule could not be granted against the commonwealth, the motion was made for a peremptory rule to try at the next term; under which the Court said, they would order the jury to be qualified.

Levy for the plaintiff; Serjeant for the defendant.

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