Goddard v. Ordway
94 U.S. 672

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Goddard v. Ordway, 94 U.S. 672 (1876)

Goddard v. Ordway

94 U.S. 672

Syllabus

1. Where an appeal has been duly taken, the supersedeas which follows from a compliance by the appellant with the act of Congress in that behalf operates to stay the execution of the decree.

2. Where the subject matter of litigation is the funds in the possession of a receiver, the court below may, notwithstanding the supersedeas, give him the requisite orders for their preservation, but it cannot place them beyond the control of a decree that may be made here.

3. Should that court, by mistake or otherwise, proceed to carry its decree into effect, its action may be restrained by the appropriate writ from this Court.

On motion for a writ of supersedeas.

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