U.S. Supreme Court
United States v. Moseley, 187 U.S. 322 (1902)
United States v. Moseley
Argued October 28, 1902
Decided December 1, 1902
187 U.S. 322
The Secretary of the Interstate Commerce Commission is entitled to be reimbursed for telegrams sent by him pursuant to directions of the Commission, on presenting vouchers in the form prescribed by law to the proper auditing officer of the Treasury Department, approved by the chairman of the Commission and accompanied by the request of the chairman that the rules of the Comptroller as to the production of copies of telegrams for which credit is asked be disregarded on account of the confidential character of the messages, the Secretary having also offered to submit the books of the Commission to the Comptroller and Auditors of the Treasury.
The case is stated in the opinion of the Court.