Jones v. La Vallette, 72 U.S. 579 (1866)
U.S. Supreme CourtJones v. La Vallette, 72 U.S. 5 Wall. 579 579 (1866)
Jones v. La Vallette
72 U.S. (5 Wall.) 579
A judgment in the Circuit Court of Louisiana in the ordinary action by petition and summons upon a promissory note cannot be brought into this Court by appeal. It must come here, if at all, on writ of error.
A judgment had been rendered in the Circuit Court of the United States for the Eastern District of Louisiana in favor of La Vallette against Jones, in the ordinary action by petition and summons, upon a promissory note. The defendants below took an appeal seeking to bring the case into this Court in that way.