United States v. Indianapolis & St. L. R. Co.
113 U.S. 711 (1885)

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United States v. Indianapolis & St. L. R. Co., 113 U.S. 711 (1885)

United States v. Indianapolis & St. Louis Railroad Company

Submitted January 28, 1885

Decided March 16, 1885

113 U.S. 711

APPEAL FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED

STATES FOR THE DISTRICT OF INDIANA

Interest on bonds of a railroad corporation earned by the company during the year 1872, but payable by the terms of the coupon January 1, 1872, is not subject to the tax authorized by § 15, Act of July 14, 1870, 16 Stat. 260, to be levied and collected for and during the year 1871.

The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.

MR. JUSTICE HARLAN delivered the opinion of the Court.

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