Gratiot v. United StatesAnnotate this Case
40 U.S. 336 (1841)
U.S. Supreme Court
Gratiot v. United States, 40 U.S. 15 Pet. 336 336 (1841)
Gratiot v. United States
40 U.S. (15 Pet.) 336
ERROR TO THE CIRCUIT
COURT OF MISSOURI
An action was instituted in the Circuit Court of the United States for the District of Missouri by the United States against
Charles Gratiot, late Chief Engineer, to recover a sum of money alleged to have been received by him, "as Chief Engineer," to the use of the United States. The defendant pleaded nonassumpsit, and a setoff, and the jury found a verdict for the plaintiff for $31,056.93 under the charge of the court. The defendant tendered four bills of exception and prosecuted this writ of error, a judgment having been given by the court for the amount of the verdict.
The plea of setoff was as follows:
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