Jacob Reed's Sons v. United States - 273 U.S. 200 (1927)


U.S. Supreme Court

Jacob Reed's Sons v. United States, 273 U.S. 200 (1927)

Jacob Reed's Sons v. United States

No. 63

Argued January 6, 1927

Decided January 24, 1927

273 U.S. 200

Syllabus

The Dent Act (March 2, 1919) gave no cause of action on contracts made without authority, or on dealing which did not ripen into a contract. P. 273 U. S. 202.

60 Ct.Cls. 97 affirmed.

Appeal from a judgment of the Court of Claims rejecting a claim for actual loss suffered by the claimant in renting and equipping a factory during the World War to make uniforms for the government.



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