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101 U.S. 119

Roberts  v.  Bolles

ERROR to the Circuit Court of the United States for the Northern District of Illinois.

This was an action brought by Bolles & Co. against the town of Roberts on certain bonds and coupons issued in its name by the supervisor of the town, in payment of its subscription to the capital stock of the Hamilton, Lacon, and Eastern Railroad Company. A judgment was rendered against the town, and the case was removed here on error. The facts are fully stated in the opinion of the court.

Mr. A. J. Bell for the plaintiff in error.

Mr. George O. Ide, contra.

MR. JUSTICE HARLAN delivered the opinion of the court.


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