Scott v. United States
79 U.S. 443 (1870)

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Scott v. United States, 79 U.S. 12 Wall. 443 443 (1870)

Scott v. United States

79 U.S. (12 Wall.) 443

Syllabus

There were three points along a river course, the highest A., the next B., the last C. Held that a contract to transport goods from B. to C. and to and from all points between them, when the transportation was to be by water was not a contract to transport from A. to C., although such transportation necessarily involved (as a greater includes a less) a transportation between B. and C.

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