Lawrence v. Merritt,
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127 U.S. 113 (1888)
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Lawrence v. Merritt, 127 U.S. 113 (1888)
Lawrence v. Merritt
Argued April 10, 1888
Decided April 23, 1888
127 U.S. 113
ERROR TO THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED
STATES FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
Tissue paper, mainly if not exclusively used for making letterpress copies of letters or written matter, when imported into the United States, is not subject to duty as "printing paper" under Schedule M, § 2504 Rev.Stat., but as "other paper not otherwise provided for."
This was an action to recover duties alleged to have been exacted in excess of law upon an importation of tissue paper. Judgment for defendant. Plaintiffs sued out this writ of error. The case is stated in the opinion.