Generes v. Bonnemer
74 U.S. 564 (1868)

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Generes v. Bonnemer, 74 U.S. 7 Wall. 564 564 (1868)

Generes v. Bonnemer

74 U.S. (7 Wall.) 564

Syllabus

A judgment affirmed in a case where the only ruling of the court to be found in the record was a judgment rendered in favor of a plaintiff for the recovery of a sum of money, where there was no question raised in the pleadings no bill of exceptions and no instructions or ruling of the court, and where what purported to be a statement of facts, signed by the judge, was filed more than two months after the writ of error was allowed and filed in the court, and nearly a month after the citation was issued.

In this case, which came on error to the circuit court for Louisiana, it appeared that the only ruling of the court to

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be found in the record was a judgment rendered in favor of plaintiff for the recovery of a sum of money. There was no question raised on the pleadings, no bill of exceptions, no instructions or ruling of the court.

There was what purported to be a statement of facts, signed by the judge, found in the record. It was filed more than two months after the writ of error was allowed and filed in the court, and nearly a month after the citation was issued by the judge. It did not appear to have been filed by consent of parties.

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