Scott v. United States, 79 U.S. 443 (1870)
U.S. Supreme CourtScott v. United States, 79 U.S. 12 Wall. 443 443 (1870)
Scott v. United States
79 U.S. (12 Wall.) 443
There were three points along a river course, the highest A., the next B., the last C. Held that a contract to transport goods from B. to C. and to and from all points between them, when the transportation was to be by water was not a contract to transport from A. to C., although such transportation necessarily involved (as a greater includes a less) a transportation between B. and C.