U.S. Supreme Court
Wisconsin v. Duluth, 96 U.S. 379 (1877)
Wisconsin v. Duluth
96 U.S. 379
Where Congress has, in the exercise of its lawful authority, inaugurated or adopted a system for the improvement of a harbor, and is, by appropriating the public moneys, carrying it out, this Court has no authority to prescribe the manner in which the work shall be conducted or to forbid its completion, or to require the undoing of that which has been done.
The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.