United States v. Broadhead
127 U.S. 212 (1888)

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United States v. Broadhead, 127 U.S. 212 (1888)

United States v. Broadhead

Nos. 233, 234

Argued April 18, 1888

Decided April 30, 1888

127 U.S. 212

ERROR TO THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED

STATES FOR THE DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA

Syllabus

On the authority of United States v. Hill,123 U. S. 681, it is held that an action against sureties to recover on a bail bond conditioned for the appearance of the principal to answer to an indictment for making and forging checks against an assistant treasurer is not a case for the enforcement of a revenue law within the intent of Rev.Stat. § 699.

No interest can be recovered in an action by the United States upon a bail bond conditioned for the appearance of a person to answer to an indictment for forgery.

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