Corporation of Washington v. Young - 23 U.S. 406 (1825)
U.S. Supreme Court
Corporation of Washington v. Young, 23 U.S. 10 Wheat. 406 406 (1825)
Corporation of Washington v. Young
23 U.S. (10 Wheat.) 406
Where the manager of a lottery drawn in pursuance of an ordinance of the Corporation of the City of Washington gave a bond to the corporation conditioned "truly and impartially to execute the duty and authority vested in him by the ordinance," held that the person entitled to a prize ticket had no right to bring a suit for the prize against the manager upon his bond in the name of the corporation without its consent.