Goodwin v. United States
APPEAL from the Court of Claims, in which court one Goodwin, who had chartered a schooner to the United States, at a fixed per diem, sought to recover the per diem during one hundred and forty-four days in which, under the circumstances hereinafter mentioned, the vessel had been detained by the marshal of the United States on a libel filed against her.
The Court of Claims dismissed his petition, and Goodwin took this appeal.
Mr. T. J. D. Fuller, for the appellants; Messrs. G. H. Williams and C. H. Hill, contra.
Mr. Justice SWAYNE stated the case, and delivered the opinion of the court.