United States ex Rel. Angarica v. Bayard
127 U.S. 251 (1888)

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United States ex Rel. Angarica v. Bayard, 127 U.S. 251 (1888)

United States ex Rel. Angarica v. Bayard

No. 1241

Argued January 5, 1888

Decided April 30, 1888

127 U.S. 251

ERROR TO THE SUPREME COURT

OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Syllabus

On a petition for a writ of mandamus to the Secretary of State to compel him to pay to the petitioner the interest or income derived from the investment of a sum of money received by a predecessor of his in office as part of an award made by the Spanish-American Claims Commission, which sum of money had been eventually paid to the petitioner, held that the Secretary was not liable to pay such interest or income because

(1) The award was to he paid by the Spanish government to the government of the United States.

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