Horner v. United States
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143 U.S. 570 (1892)
U.S. Supreme Court
Horner v. United States , 143 U.S. 570 (1892)
Horner v. United States (No. 2)
Argued January 13-14, 1892
Decided March 7, 1892
143 U.S. 570
APPEAL FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED
STATES FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
On a complaint before a United States commissioner in New York, against H. for a criminal offense, in violation of § 3894 of the Revised Statutes, as amended by the Act of September 19, 1890, c. 908, 26 Stat. 465, prohibiting the sending by mail of circulars concerning 1otteries, H. was committed to await the action of the grand jury. A writ of habeas corpus issued by the circuit court of the United States was dismissed by that court. H. appealed to this Court in November, 1891.
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