Hager v. Swayne
149 U.S. 242 (1893)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Hager v. Swayne, 149 U.S. 242 (1893)

Hager v. Swayne

No. 232

Submitted April 21, 1893

Decided May 1, 1893

149 U.S. 242

Syllabus

The action which § 3011 Rev.Stat., as amended by the Act of February 27, 1877, 19 Stat. 240, 247, c. 69, authorizes to be brought to recover back an excess of duties paid cannot be maintained by a stranger, suing solely in virtue of a purchase of claims from those who did not see fit to prosecute them themselves.

Page 149 U. S. 243

The case is stated in the opinion.

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