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65 U.S. 164

Phillips  v.  Page

THIS case was brought up by writ of error from the Circuit Court of the United States for the northern district of New York.

The principal question related to the construction of Page's patent for improvements in the construction of a portable circular saw-mill, the circumstances of which are stated in the opinion of the court. Under the instructions of the court below, the jury found a verdict for Page, with $50 damages, and $466.14 costs. The bills of exception are stated in the opinion of the court.

It was submitted on printed arguments by Mr. Keller for the plaintiff in error, and Mr. Reverdy Johnson and Mr. Latrobe for the defendant.

The arguments upon the points in the case are omitted, as not being likely to interest the profession generally.

Mr. Justice NELSON delivered the opinion of the court.


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