By interlocutory proceedings are meant the various steps between the commencement and termination of a suit, such as the amending of the pleadings, the appointment of a receiver, etc.,7 interlocutory decrees, etc.

1 United States Equity, Rule 18;

Nesbit vs. St. Patrick's Church, 9 N. J. Eq., 76; Pendleton vs.

Evans, 4 Wash. C. C, 336;

Fed. Cas. No. 10,920. 2 Breckenridge vs. Water's Heirs,

4 Dana (Ky.), 620. 3 Henry vs. Seager, 80 111. App., 172.

4 Manchester vs. McKee, 9 I11.,

511; Ferguson vs. Sutphen, 8 I11., 547.

5 Johnson vs. Donnell, 15 I11., 97.

Shipman, 145 a. 6 Fletcher on Equity Pleading and Practice, Sec. 146.