United States v. Marvin
212 U.S. 275 (1909)

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United States v. Marvin, 212 U.S. 275 (1909)

United States v. Marvin

No. 436

Submitted January 7, 1909

Decided February 1, 1909

212 U.S. 275

Syllabus

The bankruptcy court of the United States is always open for the transaction of business, whether the judge be personally present or not, and, under §§ 574, 638, 828, Rev.Stat., and chap. II, § 2, of the Bankruptcy Act of July 1, 1898, c. 541, 30 Stat. 544, 545, clerks of the United States courts are entitled to the per diem compensation for those day on which voluntary petitions in bankruptcy are referred to the referee during the absence of the judge. United States v. Finnell,185 U. S. 236, followed; Owen v. United States, 41 Ct.Cl. 69 approved.

42 Ct.Cl. 542 affirmed.

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