United States v. McLean

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United States Supreme Court

95 U.S. 750

United States  v.  McLean

APPEAL from the Court of Claims.

This was an action by McLean to recover $569.50 for compensation which he claimed to be due him as deputy-postmaster at Florence, Kansas, from April 14, 1871, to July 1, 1872.

The Court of Claims found in his favor, and rendered judgment for that amount. The United States appealed to this court.

The facts are stated in the opinion of the court.

The Solicitor-General for the United States.

Mr. Harvey Spalding, contra.

MR. JUSTICE STRONG delivered the opinion of the court.


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