No. 720.

230 U.S. 1 (1913)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided June 16, 1913.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Waitman H. Conaway for appellants.

Mr. Assistant Attorney General John Q. Thompson and Mr. J. Harwood Graves for the United States.

MR. CHIEF JUSTICE WHITE delivered the opinion of the court.

This suit was brought to recover from the United States the value of property asserted to have been totally destroyed or rendered completely valueless as the result of certain public work "done in pursuance of the acts of Congress authorizing it, for the public benefit, under the direction of the Mississippi River Commission and the Secretary of War and the United...

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