New York, N.H. & H. R. Co. v. United States - 258 U.S. 32 (1922)


U.S. Supreme Court

New York, N.H. & H. R. Co. v. United States, 258 U.S. 32 (1922)

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Co. v. United States

No. 96

Argued January 19, 1922

Decided February 27, 1922

258 U.S. 32

Syllabus

A railroad, after accepting and transporting without protest, as mail matter, a shipment of gold in mail sacks consigned by the Treasury Department, and after receiving the amount fixed by readjustment for carrying mail matter under its contract therefor, has no claim for additional pay for carrying the gold and attendant railway mail guards, whether the shipment was properly mail matter and the requirements of the statute concerning postal service were technically complied with or not. P. 258 U. S. 33.

55 Ct. Clms. 536 affirmed.

Appeal from a judgment of the Court of Claims dismissing appellant's petition.

Page 258 U. S. 33



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