The Mayor v. Lord

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United States Supreme Court

76 U.S. 409

The Mayor  v.  Lord

ERROR to the Circuit Court for the District of Iowa; in which court the United States, on the relation or one R. L. Lord, were plaintiffs, and asked and obtained a peremptory mandamus against the mayor and aldermen of the city of Davenport, defendants.

Messrs. Weed and Clark, for the plaintiff in error; Mr. Grant, contra.

Mr. Justice SWAYNE stated the case, and delivered the opinion of the court.


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