Manchester v. Massachusetts,
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139 U.S. 240 (1891)
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Manchester v. Massachusetts, 139 U.S. 240 (1891)
Manchester v. Massachusetts
Argued January 14-15, 1891
Decided March 16, 1891
139 U.S. 240
ERROR TO THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF
MASSACHUSETTS FOR THE COUNTY OF BARNSTABLE
The Act of the Legislature of Massachusetts, approved May 6, 1886, Laws of 1886, c.192, "for the protection of the fisheries in Buzzard's Bay" is valid, so far as it relates to the taking of menhaden.
It applies to a vessel which has a license to fish for menhaden under the laws of the United States.