HOVEY v. ELLIOTT.

No. 255.

167 U.S. 409 (1897)

HOVEY v. ELLIOTT.

Supreme Court of United States.

Decided May 24, 1897.


Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Everett P. Wheeler and Mr. A.S. Worthington for plaintiff in error.

Mr. John Selden for defendant in error. Mr. H.B. Titus filed a brief for same.


MR. JUSTICE WHITE delivered the opinion of the court.

The facts out of which this controversy grows are fully stated in Hovey v. McDonald, 109 U.S. 150, but we briefly reiterate those which are material to an understanding of the issues now presented.

A.R. McDonald, a British subject, obtained an award from the Mixed Commission appointed under the treaty of 1871 for the settlement of the "Alabama claims." 17 Stat...

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