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119 U.S. 643

Baldwin  v.  Black

Article 2207 et seq. of the Louisiana Civil Code, relating to compensation, referred to at the close of the opinion, provide that, when two persons are indebted to each other in certain sums, compensation-the extinction of the debts to the amount of their respective sums-takes place, the debts being liquidated and demandable. The opinion states the facts.

R. H. Marr, for appellant, Baldwin.

H. C. Miller and R. H. Browne, for appellee, Black.

BLATCHFORD, J.

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