Seeberger v. Cahn
137 U.S. 95 (1890)

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Seeberger v. Cahn, 137 U.S. 95 (1890)

Seeberger v. Cahn

No. 47

Argued November 3, 1890

Decided November 17, 1890

137 U.S. 95

ERROR TO THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED

STATES FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS

Syllabus

Cloths popularly known as "diagonals," and known in the trade as "worsteds," and composed mainly of worsted, but with a small proportion of shoddy and of cotton, are subject to duty as a manufacture of worsted, and not as a manufacture of wool, under the Act of March 3, 1883, c. 121.

This was an action of assumpsit against a collector of customs to recover back duties paid under protest. Plea, non assumpsit. A jury was waived and the case submitted to the court, which made the following finding of facts:

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