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MELLON V. MICHIGAN TRUST CO., 271 U. S. 236 (1926)

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Mellon v. Michigan Trust Co., 271 U.S. 236 (1926)

Mellon v. Michigan Trust Company

No. 272

Argued April 27, 1926

Decided May 24, 1926

271 U.S. 236


1. In view of § 10 of the Federal Control Act, a claim for transportation charges and for conversion of goods shipped, presented by the Director General of Railroads against an insolvent who made a voluntary assignment, is not entitled to the priority granted the United States by Rev.Stats. § 3466. P. 271 U. S. 237.

2. Cause held to be reviewable by certiorari, and not by appeal. P. 271 U. S. 240.

2 F.2d 194 affirmed.

Certiorari to a judgment of the Circuit Court of Appeals which sustained the district court in denying priority of payment to a claim made by the Director General of Railroads in a suit to wind up affairs of an insolvent corporation. An appeal also was taken, and is dismissed.

Page 271 U. S. 237

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