Escher v. Woods
281 U.S. 379 (1930)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Escher v. Woods, 281 U.S. 379 (1930)

Escher v. Woods

No. 365

Argued April 17, 1930

Decided April 28, 1930.

Syllabus

Upon recovery by citizens of a neutral country of the value of property mistakenly seized during the late war as belonging to an alien enemy, the Alien Property Custodian is not entitled to a deduction for administration expenses not shown to have been incurred in respect of the particular property or fund.

Page 519 U. S. 382

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