Preston v. Preston
APPEAL from the Circuit Court of the United States for the Western District of Virginia.
This is a suit brought in the court below, Jan. 8, 1873, by John Preston, Jr., against Thomas L. Preston, James C. Campbell, Arthur C. Cummings, William Alex. Stuart, and George W. Palmer, for the specific performance of an agreement made Aug. 30, 1847, for the conveyance of certain lands.
The court below dismissed the bill, whereupon the complain ant appealed here.
The facts in the case are fully stated in the opinion of the court.
Mr. William L. Royall for the appellant.
Mr. Thomas J. Kirkpatrick, contra.
Mr. JUSTICE FIELD delivered the opinion of the court.