Price Fire & Water Proofing Co. v. United States
261 U.S. 179 (1923)

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Price Fire & Water Proofing Co. v. United States, 261 U.S. 179 (1923)

Price Fire & Water Proofing Co. v. United States

No. 257

Argued January 22, 1923

Decided February 19, 1923

261 U.S. 179

Syllabus

Expenses incurred by a manufacturer after termination of its work for the government during the war and after November 12, 1918, in efforts to keep alive its organization and regain its commercial business, are not recoverable from the United States under the Dent Act, March 2, 1919, c. 94, 40 Stat. 1272. P. 261 U. S. 183.

56 Ct.Clms. 502 affirmed.

Appeal from a judgment of the Court of Claims in an action to recover, under the Dent Act, the amount of various expenditures and liabilities incurred by the claimant in connection with or growing out of work done for the government.

Page 261 U. S. 180

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