Postal Telegraph-Cable Co. v. Warren-Godwin Lumber Co.
251 U.S. 27 (1919)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Postal Telegraph-Cable Co. v. Warren-Godwin Lumber Co., 251 U.S. 27 (1919)

Postal Telegraph-Cable Company v.

Warren-Godwin Lumber Company

No. 91

Argued November 17, 1919

Decided December 8, 1919

251 U.S. 27

Syllabus

Under the Act of June 18, 1910, c. 309, 36 Stat. 539, 545, a telegraph company providing one rate for unrepeated interstate messages and another higher rate for those repeated, may stipulate for a reasonable limitation of its responsibility when the lower rate is paid, and the validity of such contracts is not determinable by state laws. P. 251 U. S. 30.

116 Miss. 660 reversed.

The case is stated in the opinion.

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