Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company v. United States (260 U.S. 565)
|Baltimore Company v. United States
|US Supreme Court case on contract law. The Supreme Court held that an implied in fact contract exists as, “an agreement … founded upon a meeting of minds, which, although not embodied in an express contract, is inferred, as a fact, from conduct of the parties showing, in the light of the surrounding circumstances, their tacit understanding.” — Excerpted from Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Co. v. United States on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Co. v. United States, 261 U.S. 592 (1923), is a|
United States Supreme Court
BALTIMORE COMPANY v. UNITED STATES
Argued: Nov. 16, 1922. --- Decided: Jan 2, 1923
Messrs. Geo. E. Hamilton and John F. McCarron, both of Washington, D. C., and R. Marsden Smith, of Baltimore, Md., for appellant.
Messrs. Solicitor General Beck, of Washington, D. C., and Alfred A. Wheat, of New York City, for the United States.
Mr. Justice SUTHERLAND delivered the opinion of the Court.