U.S. Supreme Court
Page v. United States, 127 U.S. 67 (1888)
Page v. United States
Submitted April 2, 1888
Decided April 18, 1888
127 U.S. 67
APPEAL FROM THE COURT OF CLAIMS
Under § 51 of the Revised Statutes, a person elected a representative in Congress to fill a vacancy caused by a resolution of the House that the sitting member was not elected and that the seat was vacant, the sitting member having received the proper credentials and been placed on the roll and been sworn in and taken his seat and voted and served on committees and drawn his salary and mileage, is entitled to compensation only from the time the compensation of such sitting member ceased.
The case is stated in the opinion.
MR. JUSTICE BLATCHFORD delivered the opinion of the Court.