Silliman v. Hudson River Bridge Company Coleman
Both these cases came up on certificates of the judges of the Circuit Court that they were divided in opinion on certain points raised at the trial.
The questions on which the judges divided in the court below are mentioned in the opinion of Mr. Justice Nelson. The arguments of counsel here were mainly on the merits of the cause; but this court being also divided, nothing was determined except the points of practice noted at the head of this report.
Mr. Beach, of New York, and Mr. Reverdy Johnson, of Maryland, for complainants.
Mr. Pruyn, of New York, for defendants.
Mr. Justice NELSON.