Rodriguez v. Vivoni
201 U.S. 371 (1906)

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Rodriguez v. Vivoni, 201 U.S. 371 (1906)

Rodriguez v. Vivoni

No. 209

Argued March 14, 1906

Decided April 2, 1906

201 U.S. 371

Syllabus

Remote explanations as to the use and meaning of a word will be rejected when the will offers upon it face a different and more obvious one.

The word sucesion legitima in the will of a Porto Rican held to mean " issue," and not "lawful heirs."

This Court will not consider a claim which was not set up in the bill or in the court below, nor suggested until after the argument in this Court.

The facts are stated in the opinion.

Page 201 U. S. 375

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