U.S. Supreme Court The Jonquille, 19 U.S. 6 Wheat. 452 452 (1821)
19 U.S. (6 Wheat.) 452
An admiralty suit, where an appeal has been taken from the circuit court to this Court but not prosecuted, will be dismissed upon producing a certificate from the circuit court below that the appeal has been taken and not prosecuted.
The Court stated that the case was within the spirit of the 20th Rule of court, although that rule applied in terms only to writs of error.