| U.S. Circuit Court for the District of District of Columbia | Jul 15, 1801

ICILTY, Chief Judge, and MARSHALL, Circuit Justice,

directed the jury that this was a joint assault and battery, and that the recovery against Dyson and wife was a bar to this action. Cocke v. Jennor. Hob. 60; Esp. N. P. 410; Broome v. Wooton. Yel. 67; Morton’s Case, Cro. Eliz. 30; Parker v. Lawrence, Hob. 70.

CRANCH, Circuit Judge, contra, doubting whether it was a joint assault and battery.