The Sao Vicente
260 U.S. 151 (1922)

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The Sao Vicente, 260 U.S. 151 (1922)

The Sao Vicente*

Nos. 279-283

Argued October 3, 1922

Decided November 13, 1922

260 U.S. 151

Syllabus

A consul general is not competent, merely by virtue of his office, to appear and claim immunity on behalf of his government and its property in admiralty proceedings. P. 260 U. S. 154.

Certiorari to review 281 F. 111 and 115 dismissed.

These were writs of certiorari, issued upon petition of the Consul General of Portugal for the purpose of bringing up admiralty proceedings described in the opinion. The writs were directed to decrees of the circuit court

Page 260 U. S. 152

of appeals which dismissed for want of jurisdiction appeals from the decrees of the district court.

Page 260 U. S. 153

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