Davis v. Cornwell
264 U.S. 560 (1924)

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Davis v. Cornwell, 264 U.S. 560 (1924)

Davis v. Cornwell

No. 297

Argued February 26, 1924

Decided April 21, 1924

264 U.S. 560

Syllabus

A contract by a railroad to furnish cars on a certain day for interstate transportation as common carrier is void if not provided for in the published tariffs. Chicago & Alton R. Co. v. Kirby,225 U. S. 155. P. 264 U. S. 561.

66 Mont. 100 reversed.

Certiorari to a judgment of the Supreme Court of Montana affirming a judgment against the agent appointed by the President under the Transportation Act on a special contract to furnish cars, made by a station agent with the plaintiff during the period of federal control of railroads.

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