The Caroline v. United States
11 U.S. 496 (1813)

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The Caroline v. United States, 11 U.S. 7 Cranch 496 496 (1813)

The Caroline v. United States

11 U.S. (7 Cranch) 496

ERROR TO THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR

THE DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA

Syllabus

Decided: that a libel for a forfeiture must be particular and certain in all the material circumstances which constitute the offense.

An informal libel or information in rem may be amended by leave of the court.

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