United States reports: cases adjudged in the Supreme Court at ... and rules announced at ..., Volume 159 (Google eBook)

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Banks & Bros., Law Publishers, 1896 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 186 - And the said records and judicial proceedings, authenticated as aforesaid, shall have such faith and credit given to them in every court within the United States as they have by law or usage in the courts of the State from whence the said records are or shall be taken.
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