United States v. Van Duzee
140 U.S. 169 (1891)

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United States v. Van Duzee, 140 U.S. 169 (1891)

United States v. Van Duzee

No. 1244

Argued March 12-13, 1891

Decided May 11, 1891

140 U.S. 169

APPEAL FROM THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED

STATES FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF IOWA

Syllabus

A clerk of a circuit or district court of the United States, receiving papers sent up in criminal cases by the commissioners before whom the examinations were had, may file them in the order and as they come from the commissioners, and is entitled to his fee for filing each such paper.

He may also charge for filing oaths, bonds and appointments of deputy marshals, jury commissioners, bailiffs, district attorneys and their assistants, and further for recording them if required by order of court or by custom to do so, but not for administering the oaths of office to them or preparing their official bonds.

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