SCOTLAND COUNTY COURT V. UNITED STATES EX REL. HILL, 140 U. S. 41 (1891)Subscribe to Cases that cite 140 U. S. 41
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Scotland County Court v. United States ex Rel. Hill, 140 U.S. 41 (1891)
Scotland County Court v. United States ex Rel. Hill
Argued April 9-10, 1891
Decided April 20, 1891
140 U. S. 41
ERROR TO THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED
STATES FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF MISSOURI
When the bonds of the plaintiff in error which form the basis of the subject of controversy were issued, there existed a power of taxation sufficient to pay them and their accruing coupons, which power entered into and formed part of the contract, and could not be taken away by subsequent legislation.
The case is stated in the opinion.