95 U.S. 750 (____)


Supreme Court of United States.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

The Solicitor-General for the United States.

Mr. Harvey Spalding, contra.

MR. JUSTICE STRONG delivered the opinion of the court.

The case of the claimant appears to be a hard one; but we think he has no remedy by suit in the Court of Claims. His claim rests not upon any contract with the government, either express or implied, but upon acts of Congress providing for a regulation of the salaries of deputy-postmasters.

On the thirteenth day of March, 1871, he was appointed postmaster at Florence, Kansas, and his salary was fixed at...

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