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United States v. Clarke (Hempst. 315)

United States District Court for the District of Arkansas

Hempst. 315

The United States  v.  LORENZO N. CLARKE, JAMES PITCHER, and CHARLES P. BERTRAND

Court Documents
Opinion of the Court
  1. Different defences which may be made in an action of covenant.
  2. An accord must be executed before it can amount to satisfaction. An unperformed agreement is not sufficient, and cannot be pleaded in bar.

December, 1844.—Demurrer to pleas, determined in the District Court, before the Hon. Benjamin Johnson, district judge.

S. H. Hempstead, district attorney, for the United States.

F. W. Trammall and John W. Cocke, for defendants.

 

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