Corporation of Washington v. Young
23 U.S. 406 (1825)

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Corporation of Washington v. Young, 23 U.S. 10 Wheat. 406 406 (1825)

Corporation of Washington v. Young

23 U.S. (10 Wheat.) 406

Syllabus

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.

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