U.S. Supreme Court
The Caroline v. United States, 11 U.S. 7 Cranch 496 496 (1813)
The Caroline v. United States
11 U.S. (7 Cranch) 496
ERROR TO THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
THE DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA
Decided: that a libel for a forfeiture must be particular and certain in all the material circumstances which constitute the offense.
An informal libel or information in rem may be amended by leave of the court.