United States v. Irvine,
98 U.S. 450 (1878)

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United States v. Irvine, 98 U.S. 450 (1878)

United States v. Irvine

98 U.S. 450


An indictment against A, found Sept. 15, 1876, charged that on Dec. 24, 1870, B demanded of him the sum of $525, which he as her agent and attorney had collected and received from the United States on account of a pension awarded to her, and that he then and continuously thereafter wrongfully withheld it from her. Held:

1. That the indictment was barred by sec. 1044 of the Revised Statutes.

2. That the crime charged was not a continuous one to the time of finding the indictment.

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