No. 151.

143 U.S. 76 (1892)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided February 1, 1892.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Solicitor General for plaintiff in error.

No appearance for defendants in error.

Mr. Solicitor General for the United States.

No appearance for defendants in error.

MR. JUSTICE GRAY delivered the opinion of the court.

This was an action brought in May, 1887, on a bond dated January 31, 1884, given to the United States by the defendant Witten as principal, and the other defendants as sureties, in the sum of $261.90, with condition that the principal should pay, or cause to be paid, to the collector of internal revenue for the fourth collection district of Virginia the amount of taxes due and owing on certain distilled spirits...

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