Thompson v. Jameson,
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5 U.S. 282 (1803)
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Thompson v. Jameson, 5 U.S. 1 Cranch 282 282 (1803)
Thompson v. Jameson
5 U.S. (1 Cranch) 282
ERROR TO THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE COUNTY
OF WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
An action for a certain sum stated in the declaration to be the amount of a decree obtained by the plaintiff cannot be supported by evidence of a decree for the same sum with interest from a certain day to the day of passing the decree.
The plaintiff instituted a suit in the circuit court upon a decree of the Court of Fairfax County Virginia, and in the declaration the decree was stated to have been rendered for the sum of 860 12s. 1d. sterling, of the value of 1,032. 14s. 6d. Virginia currency, equal to $3,442.52.