Southern Railway Co. v. United States
322 U.S. 72 (1944)

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Southern Railway Co. v. United States, 322 U.S. 72 (1944)

Southern Railway Co. v. United States

No. 578

Argued March 28, 29, 1944

Decided April 24, 1944

322 U.S. 72

Syllabus

Under a land grant equalization agreement whereby a nonland grant carrier agreed to accept for the transportation of Government property, "the lowest net rates lawfully available" over land grant routes, the Government is entitled to the lowest rate which it could have obtained over any land grant route, however circuitous, which could have been used. P. 322 U. S. 76.

100 Ct.Cls. 175 affirmed.

Certiorari, 321 U.S. 758, to review a judgment denying recovery in a suit by the railroad company upon a land grant equalization agreement.

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