U.S. Supreme Court
Louisiana v. United States, 103 U.S. 289 (1880)
Louisiana v. United States
103 U.S. 289
In addition to the tax of one and one-half percent authorized by sec. 2, art. 3, of her charter, the City of Louisiana, Mo., may, by mandamus, be compelled to levy, assess, and collect a special tax, not exceeding one percent per annum, to pay a judgment rendered against her whereon an execution has been issued and returned nulla bona.
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