United States v. Laws,
163 U.S. 258 (1896)

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United States v. Laws, 163 U.S. 258 (1896)

United States v. Laws

No. 248

Submitted April 28, 1896

Decided May 18, 1896

163 U.S. 258


A contract made with an alien in a foreign country to come to this country as a chemist on a sugar plantation in Louisiana, in pursuance of which contract such alien does come to this country and is employed on a sugar plantation in Louisiana, and his expenses paid by the defendant, is not such a contract to perform labor or service as is prohibited in the Act of Congress passed February 26, 1885.

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