The constitutionality and scope of sections 1990 and 5526 present the first questions for our consideration. They prohibit peonage. What is peonage? It may be defined as a status or condition of compulsory service, based upon the indebtedness of the peon to the master. The basal fact is indebtedness. As said by Judge Benedict, delivering...
CLYATT v. UNITED STATES
197 U.S. 207 (1905)
CLYATT v. UNITED STATES.
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Argued December 13, 14, 1904.
Decided March 13, 1905.
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