Clifton v. SheldonAnnotate this Case
64 U.S. 481 (1859)
U.S. Supreme Court
Clifton v. Sheldon, 64 U.S. 23 How. 481 481 (1859)
Clifton v. Sheldon
64 U.S. (23 How.) 481
Where a decree was made by the circuit court, sitting in admiralty, that two persons should pay freight, one in the sum of $583.84, and the other in the sum of $1,754.22, and the latter only appealed to this Court, the appeal must be dismissed, as the amount in controversy is less than $2,000.
The rights of the two were distinct and independent, but if the freight be considered a joint matter, both should have joined in the appeal.
The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.
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