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UNITED STATES V. STEAMSHIP CO., 104 U. S. 480 (1881)

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United States v. Steamship Co., 104 U.S. 480 (1881)

United States v. Steamship Company

104 U.S. 480


1. The court holds that all questions relating to the character of the vessels employed by the Pacific Mail Steamship Company in executing ita contracts with the United Statea and to the performance of the voyages were determined in Steamship Company v. United States, 103 U. S. 721, and are no longer open to inquiry.

2. The terms of a stipulation filed in the court below, infra, p. 104 U. S. 482, commented on.

3. A communication from the Postmaster General informing the Court of Claims that in the event of its accepting a voyage of one of the vessels, he had made an order imposing a fine for her delay in starting, was properly disregarded.

The facts are stated in the opinion of the court.

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