U.S. Supreme Court PEMBERTON'S LESSEE v. HICKS, 4 U.S. 168 (1799)
4 U.S. 168 (Dall.)
Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.
December Term, 1799
THIS cause (which was argued in December term 1798, 3 Dall. Rep. 479.) was kept under advisement till the 23d of December 1799, when SHIPPEN, Chief Justice, and YEATES, Justice, were of opinion with the plaintiff, and SMITH, Justice, was of opinion with the defendant.
Judgment for the plaintiff. [ Footnote 1 ] Footnotes
Footnote 1 M'KEAN, C. J., presided at the argument of the cause; but, being elected governor of the commonwealth, in October 1799, he took no part in the decision. He informed the Reporter, however, that his opinion was decidedly in favour of the defendant.[ Pemberton's Lessee v. Hicks
Footnote 4 U.S. 168 (1799) ]