No. 39.

273 U.S. 67 (1927)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided January 3, 1927.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Harry Peyton, with whom Messrs. A.E. Maves and W.W. Bride were on the brief, for the appellant.

Solicitor General Mitchell for the United States.

MR. JUSTICE SANFORD delivered the opinion of the Court.

The Maguire Company filed its petition, under the Tucker Act, to recover from the United States for the alleged breach of a contract made by the Surplus Property Division of the War Department for the sale of a certain quantity of waterproof duck. The Court of Claims, on its findings of fact, dismissed the petition. 59 C. Cls. 575. And the case was brought here by appeal under § 242 of the Judicial Code...

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