United States v. EllsworthAnnotate this Case
101 U.S. 170 (1879)
U.S. Supreme Court
United States v. Ellsworth, 101 U.S. 170 (1879)
United States v. Ellsworth
101 U.S. 170
The ruling in United States v. Lawson, supra, p. 101 U. S. 184, that a collector of customs who, pursuant to the peremptory order of the Commissioner of Customs, pays into the Treasury moneys to which he is lawfully entitled as a part of the fees and emoluments of his office, is not precluded from recovering them in a suit against the United States reaffirmed and applied to this case.
The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.
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