Clay Center v. Farmers' Loan & Trust Co., 145 U.S. 224 (1892)
U.S. Supreme CourtClay Center v. Farmers' Loan & Trust Co., 145 U.S. 224 (1892)
Clay Center v. Farmers' Loan and Trust Company
Submitted April 26, 1892
Decided May 2, 1892
145 U.S. 224
When, in an action to recover an installment of rent, the judgment below is for less than $5,000, this Court is without appellate jurisdiction although the judgment involved the existence and validity of the contract of lease, and thus indirectly an amount in excess of the jurisdictional limit.
The case is stated in the opinion.