United States v. 150 Crates of Earthenware - 16 U.S. 232 (1818)
U.S. Supreme Court
United States v. 150 Crates of Earthenware, 16 U.S. 3 Wheat. 232 232 (1818)
United States v. 150 Crates of Earthenware
16 U.S. (3 Wheat.) 232
Libel for a forfeiture of goods imported, and alleged to have been invoiced at a less sum than the actual cost at the place of exportation, with design to evade the duties, contrary to the sixty-sixth section of the collection law, ch. 128. Restitution decreed upon the evidence as to the cost of the goods at the place where they were last shipped, the form of the libel excluding all inquiry as to their cost at the place where they were originally shipped and as to continuity of voyage.