Quinlan v. Green County
Plaintiff in error brought an action in the circuit court of the United States for the western district of Kentucky upon certain bonds and coupons purporting to have been issued by the defendant in error, one of the counties of the state of Kentucky. The following was the form of the bond:
United States of America,
County of Green, State of Kentucky.
For the Cumberland & Ohio Railroad.
Twenty years after date, the county of Green in the state of Kentucky, will pay to the holder of this bond the sum of $500 with interest thereon at the rate of 6 per cent per annum, payable semianually upon presentation of the proper coupons hereto attached, the principal and interest being payable at the Bank of America, in the city of New York.
In testimony whereof, the judge of said county of Green has hereunto set his hand and affixed the seal of said county, on the 1st day of April, A. D., 1871, and caused the same to be attested by the county clerk, who has also signed the coupons hereto attached.
(Green county seal.)
T. R. Barnett, Judge.