Douglass v. Douglass' Administrator/Opinion of the Court

United States Supreme Court

88 U.S. 98

Douglass  v.  Douglass' Administrator

At the same time with the preceding case [1] was adjudged the case of McClelland v. United States; an appeal from the Court of Claims; in which the claimant sought to recover payments of four cents per pound on cotton, made, as was admitted, under and in pursuance of the license of the President, and the rules and regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury, whose validity was considered in the case just above reported. There was a demurrer to the petition which the Court of Claims sustained, and, as this court, after a full argument by Messrs. J. W. Denver and C. F. Peck, for the appellant, now adjudged, rightly; declaring that this case was substantially decided by the preceding one. The judgment of the Court of Claims was accordingly



^1  88 U.S. 73

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