No. 289.

231 U.S. 530 (1913)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided December 15, 1913.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. John Lowell, with whom Mr. William Frye White and Mr. Chauncey Hackett were on the brief, for appellants.

Mr. Frederick De C. Faust, with whom Mr. Assistant Attorney General Thompson was on the brief, for the United States.

MR. JUSTICE HUGHES delivered the opinion of the court.

This is an appeal from a judgment of the Court of Claims dismissing petitions for compensation for land alleged to have been taken by the United States for public use. 46 Ct. Cls. 39. Separate suits were brought by Samuel Ellery Jennison, the owner at the time the taking is said to have occurred, by his mortgagees, Mary R. Peabody and the Saco and Biddeford Savings Institution...

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