Cairo, Truman & Southern R. Co. v. United States
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267 U.S. 350 (1925)
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U.S. Supreme Court
Cairo, Truman & Southern R. Co. v. United States, 267 U.S. 350 (1925)
Cairo, Truman & Southern Railroad Company v. United States
Argued January 23, 1925
Decided March 2, 1925
267 U.S. 350
1. An agreement between a railroad company and the Director General of Railroads for settlement and release of claims like the agreement in St. Louis, etc. R. Co. v. United States, ante, 267 U. S. 346, considered and held within the authority of the Director General, and binding on the railroad, even if without consideration, it being under seal, and operative on the claim in question. P. 267 U. S. 351.
2. Allegations held not sufficient to charge duress. P. 267 U. S. 352.
58 Ct.Clms. 336 affirmed.
Appeal from a judgment of the Court of Claims dismissing the petition on demurrer.