Flower v. DetroitAnnotate this Case
127 U.S. 563 (1888)
U.S. Supreme Court
Flower v. Detroit, 127 U.S. 563 (1888)
Flower v. Detroit
Argued April 3, 1888
Decided May 14, 1888
127 U.S. 563
APPEAL FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED
STATES FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
Claim 1 of reissued letters patent No. 6990, granted March 14, 1876, to Thomas R. Bailey, Jr., for an " improvement in hydrants," namely,
"In combination with a hydrant or fire plug, a detached and surrounding casing C, said casing adapted to have an independent up and down motion sufficient to receive the entire movement imparted by the upheaval of the surrounding earth by freezing, without derangement or disturbance of the hydrant or plug proper, substantially as shown,"
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