U.S. Supreme Court
Hartranft v. Sheppard, 125 U.S. 337 (1888)
Hartranft v. Sheppard
Argued and submitted February 17, 1888
Decided April 2, 1888
125 U.S. 337
Quilts composed of cotton and eider down, or silk and eider down, eider down being in each case the component material of chief value, are subject to a duty, on importation into the United States, of twenty percent ad valorem as manufactured articles not enumerated.
The case is stated in the opinion of the Court.