United States ex Rel. Chandler v. County Comm'rs
110 U.S. 156 (1884)

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United States ex Rel. Chandler v. County Comm'rs, 110 U.S. 156 (1884)

United States ex Rel. Chandler v. County Commissioners of Dodge County

Submitted January 4, 1864

Decided January 21, 1884

110 U.S. 156

Syllabus

A wagon bridge across the Platte River is a work of internal improvement within the meaning of the statute of Nebraska of February 15, 1869, and that statute makes it the duty of county commissioners to levy a tax on the taxable property within a precinct in whose behalf bonds have been issued under that statute to aid in constructing such a bridge sufficient to pay the annual interest on the bonds, and without regard to any limit imposed by, or voted in accordance with chapter 9 of the Revised Statutes of 1866.

Petition for writ of mandamus, refused below, and brought up by writ of error.

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