No. 756.

162 U.S. 547 (1896)

16 S.Ct. 890

40 L.Ed. 1069


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided April 13, 1896.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. William H. Barnes for appellant.

Mr. A. Wentworth, defendant in error, for himself.

MR. JUSTICE HARLAN, after stating the case, delivered the opinion of the court.

The statute which purports to be an act of the legislature of the Territory of Arizona, entitled "An act classifying the counties of the Territory and fixing the compensation of officers therein," and to have been approved by the Governor on the 21st day of March, 1895, not only appears in the published laws of the Territory, but is filed with and in the custody of the secretary of the...

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