U.S. Supreme Court
Potter v. National Bank, 102 U.S. 163 (1880)
Potter v. National Bank
102 U.S. 163
In an action against an executor in his representative capacity, A., who was interested in the issue but not a party thereto, was, against the objection of the defendant, introduced as a witness by the plaintiff and permitted to testify to statements of the testator touching the subject matter in controversy. Held that the witness was competent and the evidence admissible.
The facts are stated in the opinion of the court.