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Butcher Vs. Coats - Court Judgment

LegalCrystal Citation
CourtUS Supreme Court
Decided On
Case Number1 U.S. 340
AppellantButcher
RespondentCoats
Excerpt:
butcher v. coats - 1 u.s. 340 (1788) u.s. supreme court butcher v. coats, 1 u.s. 340 (1788) 1 u.s. 340 (dall.) butcher v. coats supreme court of pennsylvania july term, 1788 two witnesses, who had been duly served with a subpoenia, were brought before the court upon an attachment; but having satisfactorily proved, that they were so much indisposed, as to be utterly incapable of attending in obedience to the subpoena, they were discharged. and, by the court: as we do not find these persons in contempt, the costs of the attachment must abide the event of the suit.[ butcher v. coats 1 u.s. 340 (1788) ]
Judgment:
BUTCHER v. COATS - 1 U.S. 340 (1788)
U.S. Supreme Court BUTCHER v. COATS, 1 U.S. 340 (1788)

1 U.S. 340 (Dall.)

Butcher
v.
Coats

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

July Term, 1788

Two witnesses, who had been duly served with a Subpoenia, were brought before the Court upon an attachment; but having satisfactorily proved, that they were so much indisposed, as to be utterly incapable of attending in obedience to the Subpoena, they were discharged.

And, by the Court: As we do not find these persons in contempt, the costs of the attachment must abide the event of the suit.[ Butcher v. Coats 1 U.S. 340 (1788) ]


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