U.S. Supreme Court Hook v. Linton, 35 U.S. 10 Pet. 107 107 (1836)
Hook v. Linton
35 U.S. (10 Pet.) 107
APPEAL FROM A DECREE OF THE
DISTRICT COURT OF LOUISIANA
BILL in equity from the district Court of Louisiana, brought by appeal to this Court from a decree of the district court dismissing the bill upon a demurrer.
It was suggested by Mr. Porter as counsel for appellee, that Linton was dead, and he was ready to enter his appearance for his executor and to revive the suit, and as no person appeared to prosecute the suit for the appellants, he moved for a dismissal of the appeal.
The Court took the motion into consideration, and on the succeeding day directed the appeal to be