Bruce v. United States
THIS case was brought up, by writ of error, from the circuit court of the United States for the district of Missouri.
The facts in the case are stated in the opinion of the court.
It was argued by Mr. Vinton, for the plaintiffs in error, and by Mr. Cushing, (attorney-general,) for the United States.
Mr. Chief Justice TANEY delivered the opinion of the court.