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WALLEN V. WILLIAMS, 11 U. S. 278 (1812)
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Wallen v. Williams, 11 U.S. 7 Cranch 278 278 (1812)
Wallen v. Williams
11 U.S. (7 Cranch) 278
Error to the Circuit Court of the district of Tennessee to reverse a decree in chancery. The court below had issued a writ of habere facias possessionem to enforce its decree. The writ of error was too late to be a supersedeas to the decree.
Jones, for the Plaintiff in error, now moved to quash the writ of habere facias as irregular, and contended that the Court below, sitting as a Court of Chancery under the laws of Tennessee, could only enforce by execution decrees for the payment of money, and cited Tennessee Laws, ed. 1807, p. 158, § 2.
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