Stewart v. Barnes - 153 U.S. 456 (1894)
U.S. Supreme Court
Stewart v. Barnes, 153 U.S. 456 (1894)
Stewart v. Barnes
Submitted March 22, 1894
Decided May 14, 1894
153 U.S. 456
When a person from whom an internal revenue tax has been illegally exacted accepts from the government, without objection, the payment of the sum thus illegally exacted, he thereby gives up his right to sue for interest as incidental damages.