United States v. Brewster, 32 U.S. 164 (1833)
U.S. Supreme CourtUnited States v. Brewster, 32 U.S. 7 Pet. 164 164 (1833)
United States v. Brewster
32 U.S. (7 Pet.) 164
ON CERTIFICATE OF DIVISION OF OPINION FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE UNITED STATES FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
Indictment founded on the eighteenth section of the act of Congress, passed on 15 April, 1816, entitled "Act to incorporate the subscribers to the Bank of the United States."
The indictment charged the defendant with uttering and forging "a counterfeit bill in imitation of a bill issued by the president," &c., of the bank. The forged paper was in these words and figures: