U.S. Supreme Court Spring v. South Carolina Insurance Company, 19 U.S. 6 Wheat. 519 519 (1821)
Spring v. South Carolina Insurance Company
19 U.S. (6 Wheat.) 519
In an equity cause, the res in litigation may be sold by order of the circuit court and the proceeds invested in stocks notwithstanding the pendency of an appeal to this Court.
The Court denied the motion, but stated that as the object of the respondents was to have the proceeds of the property in litigation, which had been sold by order of the court below, invested in stocks, such investment might be made by the court below, notwithstanding the pendency of the appeal in this Court.