Spencer v. United States, 91 U.S. 577 (1875)
U.S. Supreme CourtSpencer v. United States, 91 U.S. 577 (1875)
Spencer v. United States
91 U.S. 577
No suit can be maintained against the United States under the Abandoned and Captured Property Act, 12 Stat. 820, if the property in question was neither captured, seized, nor sold pursuant to its provisions and the proceeds were not paid into the Treasury.