At head of title: "Supreme Court of the United States. October term, 1890. No. 9, original." V. 3 Supreme Court of the United States, October term, 1891. Vols. 1-2 have general t.p. and table of contents. Petition for a writ of prohibition to the District court of the United States for the district of Alaska, to restrain the enforcement of a sentence of forfeiture against the schooner W.P. Sayward, condemned for having been used in killing fur seal in Behring sea; Joseph H. Choate and Calderon Carlisle, counsel for petitioner. Vols. 1-2 contain petitions, briefs, transcript of record and opinions, motions, minutes and orders of the court in the case on appeal; v.3, no. 2, Stenographic report of oral arguments of counsel, in the W.P. Sayward case; v. 3, no. 3, [Decision of the court in the W.P. Sayward case]. Vol. 3, no. 1, contains brief for appellant, the Sylvia Handy, in a similar case of the United States vs. the American schooner Sylvia Handy and her owners, L.N. Handy and Co.; v. 3. no. 3, p. 33-36 contain decision of the court in that case. Reproduction of the original from Yale Law Library.