Thompson v. Jameson
5 U.S. 282 (1803)

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Thompson v. Jameson, 5 U.S. 1 Cranch 282 282 (1803)

Thompson v. Jameson

5 U.S. (1 Cranch) 282

ERROR TO THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE COUNTY

OF WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Syllabus

An action for a certain sum stated in the declaration to be the amount of a decree obtained by the plaintiff cannot be supported by evidence of a decree for the same sum with interest from a certain day to the day of passing the decree.

Page 5 U. S. 283

The plaintiff instituted a suit in the circuit court upon a decree of the Court of Fairfax County Virginia, and in the declaration the decree was stated to have been rendered for the sum of

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