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92 U.S. 390

Smeltzer  v.  White

ERROR to the Circuit Court of the United States for the District of Iowa.

The plaintiff in error, who is a citizen of Iowa, having sold to the defendant in error, a citizen of Maryland, certain warrants purporting to be issued by the counties of O'Brien, Buena Vista, and Clay, in the State of Iowa, guaranteed in writing that they were 'genuine and regularly issued.'

Payment of said warrants having been demanded and refused, suit was brought against the several counties. They demurred, upon the ground that the warrants were not issued under the proper seal of the county; and judgment was rendered in their favor: whereupon this suit was instituted.

The Circuit Court rendered a judgment in favor of the plaintiff below: whereupon Smeltzer sued out this writ of error.

Mr. Galusha Parsons for the plaintiff in error.

Mr. J. Hubley Ashton and Mr. Nathaniel Wilson, contra.

MR. JUSTICE STRONG delivered the opinion of the court.


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