United States v. Hall
131 U.S. 50 (1889)

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U.S. Supreme Court

United States v. Hall, 131 U.S. 50 (1889)

United States v. Hall

No. 1064

Argued April 9, 1889

Decided May 13, 1889

131 U.S. 50

CERTIFICATE OF DIVISION IN OPINION

FROM THE DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA

Syllabus

The statutes of the United States confer upon notaries public no general authority to administer oaths.

No statute of the United States authorizes notaries public to administer an oath to a deputy surveyor of the United States in regard to the manner in which he fulfilled a contract for surveying public land.

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