United States ex Rel. McLean v. VilasAnnotate this Case
124 U.S. 86 (1888)
U.S. Supreme Court
United States ex Rel. McLean v. Vilas, 124 U.S. 86 (1888)
United States ex Rel. McLean v. Vilas
Argued November 21-22, 1887
Decided January 9, 1888
124 U.S. 86
Upon the statutes of the United States which are considered at length in the opinion of the Court, held that no obligation rests upon the Postmaster General to readjust the salaries of postmasters oftener than once in two years; that such readjustment, when it takes place, establishes the amount of the salary prospectively for two years; but that a discretion rests with the Postmaster General to make a more frequent readjustment, when cases of hardship seem to require it.
Petition for mandamus. Petition dismissed. The petitioner sued out this writ of error. The case is stated in the opinion of the Court.
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