United States v. Ashfield, 91 U.S. 317 (1875)
U.S. Supreme CourtUnited States v. Ashfield, 91 U.S. 317 (1875)
United States v. Ashfield
91 U.S. 317
The salary of watchmen on the public grounds in the City of Washington, which are under the charge of the Chief Engineer of the Army, was fixed at $720 per annum by the Act approved March 3, 1869, 15 Stat. 283.
The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.