United States v. Ellsworth,
101 U.S. 170 (1879)

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United States v. Ellsworth, 101 U.S. 170 (1879)

United States v. Ellsworth

101 U.S. 170


The ruling in United States v. Lawson, supra, p. 101 U. S. 184, that a collector of customs who, pursuant to the peremptory order of the Commissioner of Customs, pays into the Treasury moneys to which he is lawfully entitled as a part of the fees and emoluments of his office, is not precluded from recovering them in a suit against the United States reaffirmed and applied to this case.

The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.

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