29 L.Ed. 561
as: 118 U.S. 355, 6 S.Ct. 1064)
Court of the United States
S. C. 7 Pac. Rep. 369.
Filed May 10, 1886
Error to the Supreme Court of the Territory of Utah.
Cong. March 3, 1885, § 2, 22 Stat. 443, which allows an appeal or writ of error
from the Supreme Court of a territory, regardless of the sum or value in dispute,
"in any case * * * in which is drawn in question * * * an authority exercised
under the United States," does not give the Supreme Court of the United States
jurisdiction of a writ of error to a territorial court in a criminal case, where
neither the validity of the existence of the court, nor its jurisdiction over
the crime or over the person of defendant, is drawn in question.
**1064 BLATCHFORD, J.
decision in Snow v. U. S., ante, 1059, dismissing the writs of error
for want of jurisdiction, shows that there was no jurisdiction of the writ of
error in this case. As the decision, reported in 116 U. S. 55, S. C. ante,
278, was made at the present term, the judgment rendered on the fourteenth of
December, 1885, affirming the judgment of the supreme court of the territory of
Utah, is set aside and vacated, the mandate is recalled, and the writ of error
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