U.S. Supreme Court
United States v. Allen, 163 U.S. 499 (1896)
United States v. Allen
Submitted May 8, 1896
Decided May 25, 1896
163 U.S. 499
The right to a drawback on bituminous coal, imported into the United States and consumed as fuel on a steam vessel engaged in the coasting trade of the United States, which existed before the passage of the Tariff Act of October 1, 1890, c. 1244, 26 Stat. 567, was taken away by the passage of that bill.
The case is stated in the opinion.