United States v. Hough
103 U.S. 71

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United States v. Hough, 103 U.S. 71 (1880)

United States v. Hough

103 U.S. 71

Syllabus

1. A prayer for instructions which are presented as a whole, is properly refused if any of them is erroneous.

2. A collector of internal revenue gave bond Sept. 16, 1864, with sureties to the United States conditioned for the payment of the money received by him for stamps sold, and the return of those not sold, which had been or might be delivered to him under the Act of March 3, 1863, c. 74. That act was repealed June 30, 1884. Held that the liability of the sureties was limited to the stamps delivered to him before the last-mentioned date.

The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.

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