Alling v. United States,
114 U.S. 562 (1885)

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Alling v. United States, 114 U.S. 562 (1885)

Alling v. United States

Argued April 1, 1885

Decided May 4, 1885

114 U.S. 562


A claim against the United States for moneys awarded by the Mixed Commission under the Convention of July 4, 1868, with Mexico, and paid by Mexico to the United States in accordance with the award, is a claim growing out of a treaty, and is excluded from the jurisdiction of the Court of Claims by Rev.Stat. § 1066.

Great Western Insurance Co. v. United States, 112 U. S. 193, affirmed.

The Act of June 18, 1878, 20 Stat. 144, confers upon the Secretary of State exclusive jurisdiction over the distribution of the moneys received from Mexico in pay went of the awards made by the Mixed Commission under the Convention of July 14, 1868, with Mexico.

Frelinghuysen v. Key. 110 U. S. 63, affirmed.

The facts which make the case are stated in the opinion of the Court.

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