Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Board of Directors of City Trusts of the City of Philadelphia

Decision Date30 June 1958
Docket NumberNo. 947,947
Citation357 U.S. 570,2 L.Ed.2d 1546,78 S.Ct. 1383
PartiesCOMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, City of Philadelphia, Richardson Dilworth, Mayor of the City of Philadelphia, et al., appellants, v. The BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF CITY TRUSTS OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA and Thirteen Substituted Trustees of the Estate of Stephen Girard, Deceased
CourtU.S. Supreme Court

Mr. Thomas D. McBride, Atty.Gen. and Lois G. Forer, Deputy Atty.Gen., for Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Messrs. Abraham L. Freedman and David Berger, for appellants City of Philadelphia and others.

Messrs. William T. Coleman, Jr., Raymond Pace Alexander and Louis H. Pollak, for appellants Foust and others.

Mr. Arthur Littleton, for appellees Substituted Trustees.

PER CURIAM.

The motion to dismiss is granted and the appeal is dismissed. Treating the papers whereon the appeal was taken as a petition for writ of certiorari, certiorari is denied.

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