United States v. Quigley, 103 U.S. 595 (1880)
U.S. Supreme CourtUnited States v. Quigley, 103 U.S. 595 (1880)
United States v. Quigley
103 U.S. 595
A., a merchant residing in Georgia, left there at the commencement of the rebellion and, until its close, remained in loyal territory. On leaving, he entrusted his business to an agent, who, with money collected or acquired on his account, purchased, in 1864, cotton subsequently captured by the United States and sold. A. sued for the net proceeds thereof in the Court of Claims. Held that he was entitled to recover.
The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.