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Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy-nine,
BY SAMUEL BLATCHFORD,
In the Office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington.
LIBRARY OF THE
L: STANFORD, JR., UNIVERSIT?
BAKER & GODWIN, PRINTERS,
No. 25 Park Row, New York.
OF THE CIRCUIT COURTS OF THE UNITED STATES
WITHIN THE SECOND CIRCUIT,
DURING THE TIME OF THESE REPORTS.
WARD HUNT, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES.*
ALEXANDER S. JOHNSON,†)
CIRCUIT JUDGE OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT.
WILLIAM G. CHOATE,‡
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK.
WILLIAM J. WALLACE, NORTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK.
CHARLES L. BENEDICT, EASTERN DISTRICT OF NEW
DAVID A. SMALLEY,S) VERMONT.
NATHANIEL SHIPMAN, CONNECTICUT.
*At the request of Mr. Justice HUNT, the Honorable MORRISON R. WAITE, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, held the Circuit Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York, under the provisions of 617 of the Revised Statutes of the United States, and decided the cases which are stated to have been decided by him, after June 10th, 1878.
The Honorable ALEXANDER S. JOHNSON died January 26th, 1878, and the Honorable SAMUEL BLATCHFORD was appointed Circuit Judge of the Second Judicial Circuit, in his place, March 4th, 1878, and took the oath of office, April 15th, 1878.
The Honorable SAMUEL BLATCHFORD resigned the office of Judge of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York, to take effect on the appointment and qualification of his successor, and the Honorable WILLIAM G. CHOATE was appointed in his place, March 25th, 1878, and took the oath of office April 15th, 1878.
The Honorable DAVID A. SMALLEY resigned the office of Judge of the District Court of the United States for the District of Vermont, to take effect on the appointment and qualification of his successor, and died March 10th, 1877, and the Honorable Horr H. WHEELER was appointed in his place, March 16th, 1877.
*** The following corrections should be made in this
Page 51, line 10 of syllabus, for "of " read " or "
148, 5, for "1874" read "1876"
9 from the bottom, for "Campbell v. Vance,
437, the bottom line of the page should be the top line.