Falk v. RobertsonAnnotate this Case
137 U.S. 225 (1890)
U.S. Supreme Court
Falk v. Robertson, 137 U.S. 225 (1890)
Falk v. Robertson
Argued October 30-31, 1890
Decided November 24, 1890
137 U.S. 225
ERROR TO THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED
STATE FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
Schedule F of section 2502 of Title 33 of the Revised Statutes, as enacted by section 6 of the Act of March 3, 1883, c. 121, 22 Stat. 503, provided as follows in regard to duties on imported tobacco:
"Leaf tobacco, of which eighty-five percent is of the requisite size and of the necessary fineness of texture to be suitable for wrappers, and of which more than one hundred leaves are required to weigh a pound; if not stemmed, seventy-five cents per pound; if stemmed, one dollar per pound. All other tobacco in leaf, unmanufactured, and not stemmed, thirty-five cents per pound."
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