Grigsby v. Purcell
99 U.S. 505 (1878)

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Grigsby v. Purcell, 99 U.S. 505 (1878)

Grigsby v. Purcell

99 U.S. 505

Syllabus

1. An appeal will be dismissed where, at the term to which it was returnable, the transcript was, by reason of the laches of the appellant, not filed or the cause docketed in this court.

2. The appellee, at any time before the hearing, may take advantage of the objection or the Court upon its own motion may dismiss the appeal.

The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.

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