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Van Ness v. Bank of the United States

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United States Supreme Court

38 U.S. 17

Van Ness  v.  Bank of the United States

IN error to the Circuit Court of the United States for the District of Columbia, sitting for the county of Washington.

This case came before the Court from the District of Columbia, and was argued by Coxe for the plaintiffs in error, and by Mr. Key for the defendants.

The case is fully stated in the following opinion of the Court, delivered by Mr. Chief Justice TANEY.


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