United States v. Gates, 148 U.S. 134 (1893)
U.S. Supreme CourtUnited States v. Gates, 148 U.S. 134 (1893)
United States v. Gates
Submitted February 6, 1893
Decided March 13, 1893
148 U.S. 134
Under the Act of May 24,1888, c. 308, 25 Stat. 157, providing for extra pay to letter carriers in cities or postal districts connected therewith, who are employed a greater number of hours per day than eight, a letter carrier whose salary is $1000 a year, and who is employed, in a period of a little more than two months, 165 hours and 9 minutes more than eight hours a day, is not required to deduct therefrom the deficit of less than eight hours a day worked by him on Sundays and holidays.
The case is stated in the opinion.