Maguire & Co. v. United States
273 U.S. 67 (1927)

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Maguire & Co. v. United States, 273 U.S. 67 (1927)

Maguire and Company v. United States

No. 39

Argued December 1, 1926

Decided January 3, 1927

273 U.S. 67

Syllabus

In a sale of cloth by the government, a description, accompanying the advertisement for bids and giving the weight per yard, is not a warranty when bidder are invited to inspect the goods before bidding and notified that bids subject to inspection will not be received. P. 273 U. S. 69.

59 Ct.Cls. 675 affirmed.

Appeal from a judgment of the Court of Claims dismissing a claim based on an alleged breach of warranty upon the part of the government in a sale of surplus water-proof duck.

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