No. 251.

309 U.S. 94 (1940)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided January 29, 1940.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Clarence E. Mellen for appellant.

Mr. Leo Fixler for appellee.

MR. JUSTICE REED delivered the opinion of the Court.

This is an appeal from a final judgment of the Supreme Court of New York awarding damages for accidental death. As a statute of the state necessarily was sustained against a contention that its application to these circumstances violated the provisions of the Constitution as to the exclusive authority of the United States over a post-office site purchased with the consent...

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