Evans v. United States - 226 U.S. 567 (1913)


U.S. Supreme Court

Evans v. United States, 226 U.S. 567 (1913)

Evans v. United States

No. 65

Argued December 5, 1912

Decided January 6, 1913

226 U.S. 567

Syllabus

In this case, held that the appointment of one holding a government position as special disbursing agent was not an appointment to a separate and distinct office from that already held, but merely an order requiring him to perform additional services, and under § 1765, Rev.Stat., payment therefor in addition to his salary is prohibited. Woodwell v. United States, 214 U. S. 82.

44 Ct.Cl. 549, 45 Ct.Cl. 169, affirmed.

The facts, which involve the right under § 1765, Rev.Stat., of an employee of a department to extra compensation for additional services, are stated in the opinion.

Page 226 U. S. 568



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