U.S. Supreme Court
Marvel v. Merritt, 116 U.S. 11 (1885)
Marvel v. Merritt
Argued November 23, 1885
Decided December 14, 1885
116 U.S. 11
Iron ore is subject to the duty of twenty percent ad valorem imposed by Rev.Stat. § 2504 upon "Mineral and bituminous substances in a crude state not otherwise provided for."
The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.