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77 U.S. 582

Miller  v.  McKenzie

ERROR to the District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi.

Pitzer Miller brought suit in the court just named against Larkin McKenzie, James Hamer, Joseph Hamer, and Ezekiel Wall, to recover the value of several bales of cotton. Such proceedings were had that a judgment was rendered for the defendants, whereupon the plaintiff brought this writ of error; the writ reciting that the proceedings were between 'Peter Miller, Larkin McKenzie, and others.'

Mr. P. Phillips, on the part of the defendants, now moved to dismiss the case for want of jurisdiction.

Mr. T. Wilson, contra.

Mr. Justice NELSON delivered the opinion of the court.

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