Western Union Telegraph Company v. RogersAnnotate this Case
93 U.S. 565 (1876)
U.S. Supreme Court
Western Union Telegraph Company v. Rogers, 93 U.S. 565 (1876)
Western Union Telegraph Company v. Rogers
93 U.S. 565
This court has no jurisdiction to review the judgment of a circuit court rendered subsequently to May 1, 1875, unless the matter in dispute exceeds the sum or value of $5,000, exclusive of costs. Interest on the judgment cannot enter into the computation.
The judgment below was as follows:
It is considered and adjudged by the court that said plaintiff, Jonathan Rogers, have and recover of and from said defendant, the Western Union Telegraph Company, the sum of five thousand ($5,000) dollars and the costs of this suit, taxed at two hundred twenty and 33/100 ($220.33) dollars, and that he have execution therefor.
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