United States v. Alexander - 148 U.S. 186 (1893)


U.S. Supreme Court

United States v. Alexander, 148 U.S. 186 (1893)

United States v. Alexander

No. 552

Submitted January 9, 1893

Decided March 8, 1893

148 U.S. 186

Syllabus

The owner of a well, on land near to but not on the line of the Washington aqueduct, which was destroyed in the construction of that work, may recover its value from the United States in the Court of Claims under the provisions of the Act of July 15, 1882, 22 Stat. 168, c. 294.

Acton v. Blundell, 12 M. & W. 324, distinguished from this case.

The case is stated in the opinion.



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