Rossman v. Hedden

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145 U.S. 561

Rossman  v.  Hedden

Action by Adolph Rossman against Edward L. Hedden, late collector of the port of New York, to recover duties paid. Judgment for defendant. 37 Fed. Rep. 99. Plaintiff brings error. Affirmed.


This was an action brought in the circuit court of the United States for the southern district of New York to recover duties alleged to have been paid under protest upon three importations of tiles by the steamships Canada, Furnessia, and Rhaetia, entered at the port of New York in 1886. The case was tried by the circuit court (LACOMBE, J.) and a jury in October, 1888.


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