U.S. Supreme Court
United States v. Wilson, 144 U.S. 24 (1892)
United States v. Wilson
Argued January 26, 1892
Decided March 14, 1892
144 U.S. 24
Under the Act of March 3, 1883, "to adjust the salaries of postmasters," 22 Stat. 600, c. 142, a postmaster who is assigned by the Postmaster General to the third class at a designated salary, from a designated date, is entitled, if he performs the duties of the office, to compensation at the rate of that salary from that date, without regard to his appointment by the President and confirmation by the Senate.
The case is stated in the opinion.