Loughborough v. Blake

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Loughborough v. Blake
by John Marshall
Court Documents

United States Supreme Court

18 U.S. 317

Loughborough  v.  Blake

March 7th.

THIS case, which was an action of trespass

March 7th. for the district of Columbia, to try the right of Congress to impose a direct tax on that district, and in which the Court below gave judgment for the defendant, was argued by Mr. Jones for the plaintiff, and by the Attorney General for the defendant.

     March 10th.

Mr. Chief Justice MARSHALL delivered the opinion of the Court.


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