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RAILROAD COMPANY V. COMMISSIONERS, 103 U. S. 1 (1880)

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Railroad Company v. Commissioners, 103 U.S. 1 (1880)

Railroad Company v. Commissioners

103 U.S. 1

Syllabus

1. Where a railroad company is, for the purpose of constructing and repairing its road, invested with the powers and privileges and subjected to the obligations contained in certain enumerated sections of the charter of another company which was exempt from taxation, held that the grant does not include immunity from taxation.

2. Railroad Companies v. Games, 97 U. S. 697, and Morgan v. Louisiana, 93 U. S. 217, reaffirmed and applied to this case.

The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.


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