Friedman v. United States
255 U.S. 468 (1901)

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Friedman v. United States, 255 U.S. 468 (1921)

Friedman v. United States

No. 221

Argued March 17, 1921

Decided March 28, 1901

255 U.S. 468

Syllabus

Section 2347 of the Revised Statutes, in providing that public coal lands may be entered upon payment of "not less than" ten dollars per acre and "not less than" twenty dollars per acre, according to their distance from a completed railroad, sets up those prices as minima, and, by implication, empowers the Secretary of the Interior to charge higher prices proportionate to the value of tracts sold. P. 255 U. S. 469.

54 Ct.Clms. 225 affirmed.

The case is stated in the opinion.

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