Henderson v. Carbondale Coal and Coke Co.
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140 U.S. 25 (1891)
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Henderson v. Carbondale Coal and Coke Co., 140 U.S. 25 (1891)
Henderson v. Carbondale Coal and Coke Company
Nos. 247, 248
Argued March 24-25, 1891
Decided April 20, 1891
140 U.S. 25
APPEALS FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED
STATES FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS
The rule in Gibson v. Shufeldt, 122 U. S. 27, that
"in equity as in admiralty, when several persons join in one suit to assert several and distinct interests, and those interests alone are in dispute, the amount of the interest of each is the limit of the appellate jurisdiction"