United States v. Frerichs, 124 U.S. 315 (1888)
U.S. Supreme CourtUnited States v. Frerichs, 124 U.S. 315 (1888)
United States v. Frerichs
Submitted January 5, 1888
Decided January 23, 1888
124 U.S. 315
Under § 3220 of the Revised Statutes, the Commissioner of Internal Revenue is authorized to pay to the plaintiff in a judgment recovered against a collector of internal revenue, for damages for a seizure of property for an alleged violation of the internal revenue laws, made by the collector under the direction of a revenue agent connected with the office of the supervisor of internal revenue, the amount of such judgment, and is not restricted to the payment of such amount to the collector.
This was an appeal from the Court of Claims from a judgment against the United States for the sum of $10,130.31. The case is stated in the opinion of the Court.