United States v. Linn, 40 U.S. 290 (1841)
U.S. Supreme CourtUnited States v. Linn, 40 U.S. 15 Pet. 290 290 (1841)
United States v. Linn
40 U.S. (15 Pet.) 290
ON CERTIFICATE OF DIVISION FROM
THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ILLINOIS
William Linn, one of the defendants, was appointed, on 12 February, 1835, a receiver of public moneys at the land office, in the District of Vandalia, which was established by the Act of Congress of 11 May, 1820, 3 Stat. 571. By that act, he was to
"give security in the same manner, in the same sums, and his compensation, emoluments, duties and authorities were to be in every respect the same as were or might be by law provided in relation to the registers and receivers of public moneys in the several land offices established for the sale of the public lands."