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STEWART V. BARNES, 153 U. S. 456 (1894)

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Stewart v. Barnes, 153 U.S. 456 (1894)

Stewart v. Barnes

No. 318

Submitted March 22, 1894

Decided May 14, 1894

153 U.S. 456


When a person from whom an internal revenue tax has been illegally exacted accepts from the government, without objection, the payment of the sum thus illegally exacted, he thereby gives up his right to sue for interest as incidental damages.

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