United States v. National Surety Corp.
309 U.S. 165 (1940)

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U.S. Supreme Court

United States v. National Surety Corp., 309 U.S. 165 (1940)

United States v. National Surety Corp.

No. 236

Argued January 9, 10, 1940

Decided February 5, 1940

309 U.S. 165

Syllabus

A private user of the mails may not, without the express or implied consent of the United States, bring suit on the bond of a postmaster (in which the United States is the sole obligee) for consequential damages resulting from misdelivery of mail. P. 309 U. S. 169.

103 F.2d 450 affirmed.

Page 309 U. S. 166

Certiorari, 308 U.S. 534, to review the affirmance of a judgment of the District Court, 23 F.Supp. 411, dismissing the complaint in an action on a postmaster's bond.

Page 309 U. S. 167

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