United States v. Adams
73 U.S. 101

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United States v. Adams, 73 U.S. 6 Wall. 101 101 (1867)

United States v. Adams

73 U.S. (6 Wall.) 101

Syllabus

1. The Act of March 3, 1863, concerning the Court of Claims, confers a right of appeal in cases involving over $3,000, which the party desiring to appeal can exercise by his own volition, and which is not dependent on the discretion of that court.

2. When the party desiring to appeal signifies his intention to do so in any appropriate mode within the ninety days allowed by that statute for taking an appeal, the limitation of time ceases to affect the case, and such is also the effect of the third rule of the Supreme Court concerning such appeals.

3. It is no ground for dismissing such appeal that the statement of facts found by the Court of Claims is not a sufficient compliance with the rules prescribed by the Supreme Court on that subject.

4. But the Supreme Court will, of its own motion, while retaining jurisdiction o

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