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28 U.S. 36

TBornton  v.  Bank of Washington

ERROR to the circuit court of the county at Washington in the district of Columbia.

This case was brought before the court to reverse the judgment of the circuit court on a demurrer to the evidence offered by the defendants in error, the plaintiffs below, to sustain a claim on Mr Thornton as indorser on a promissory note discounted at the bank of Washington, for the benefit of one Bailey, the maker of the note.

The facts of the case are stated in the opinion of the court, delivered by Mr. Justice STORY.


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