Keller v. Ashford,
133 U.S. 610 (1890)

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Keller v. Ashford, 133 U.S. 610 (1890)

Keller v. Ashford

No. 3

Argued October 15-16, 1888

Decided March 3, 1890

133 U.S. 610




Upon appeal from a judgment of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia in general term affirming a judgment in special term dismissing a bill in equity founded upon a contract bearing interest, the sum in dispute at the time of the judgment in general term, including interest to that time, is the test of the appellate jurisdiction of this Court.

A recorder's copy of a deed is competent and sufficient evidence of its contents against the grantee in favor of a person not a party to it, after the grantee and a person who procured it to be made and to whom it was originally delivered have failed to produce it upon notice to do so.

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