U.S. Supreme Court
Insurance Company v. Lanier, 95 U.S. 171 (1877)
Insurance Company v. Lanier
95 U.S. 171
1. A bill of exceptions, allowed and signed or sealed by the judge, is the only mode by which his rulings during the progress of a trial, or his charge to the jury, can be rendered a part of the record.
2. The provisions of the Code of Georgia are in harmony with this rule.
The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.