Edwards v. United States,
103 U.S. 471 (1880)

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Edwards v. United States, 103 U.S. 471 (1880)

Edwards v. United States

103 U.S. 471


1. The common law rule is in force in Michigan that the resignation of a public officer is not complete until the proper authority accepts it or does something tantamount thereto such as to appoint a successor.

2. After making a return to the alternative mandamus sued out against him by a judgment creditor of a township, the township supervisor cannot set up the nonservice of any notice in the cause.

The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.

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