National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers v. Parrish
229 U.S. 494 (1913)

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National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers v. Parrish, 229 U.S. 494 (1913)

National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers v. Parrish

No. 678

Submitted May 5, 1913

Decided June 9, 1913

229 U.S. 494

Syllabus

The exemption of the United States from payment of interest on claim in the absence of authorized engagement to pay it does not extend to subordinate governmental agencies.

While no rule is now laid down for all governmental agencies, this Court holds that the National Home organized under statute now § 4825, Rev.Stat., is not exempt from payment of interest.

194 F. 940 affirmed.

. The facts, which involve the liability of governmental agencies for payment of interest, are stated in the opinion.

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