U.S. Supreme Court
Escher v. Woods, 281 U.S. 379 (1930)
Escher v. Woods
Argued April 17, 1930
Decided April 28, 1930.
Upon recovery by citizens of a neutral country of the value of property mistakenly seized during the late war as belonging to an alien enemy, the Alien Property Custodian is not entitled to a deduction for administration expenses not shown to have been incurred in respect of the particular property or fund. chanroblesvirtualawlibrary