Charlotte Harbor & Northern Ry. Co. v. Wells,
260 U.S. 8 (1922)

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Charlotte Harbor & Northern Ry. Co. v. Wells, 260 U.S. 8 (1922)

Charlotte Harbor & Northern Railway Company v. Wells

No. 4

Submitted March 16, 1921

Restored to docket for oral argument March 21, 1921

Argued October 4, 1922

Decided October 16, 1922

260 U.S. 8


A special improvement tax which was void when assessed, for want of statutory authority in the officers who undertook the improvement may be validated by the legislature consistently with the due process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. P. 260 U. S. 11. Forbes

Page 260 U. S. 9

Pioneer Boat Line v. Board of Commissioners, 258 U. S. 338, distinguished.

78 Fla. 227 affirmed.

Error to a decree of the Supreme Court of Florida affirming a decree dismissing the bill in a suit to enjoin collection of a special road improvement tax, etc.

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