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Horner v. United States , 143 U.S. 570 (1892)

Horner v. United States (No. 2)

No. 1473

Argued January 13-14, 1892

Decided March 7, 1892

143 U.S. 570

APPEAL FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED

STATES FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK

Syllabus

On a complaint before a United States commissioner in New York, against H. for a criminal offense, in violation of § 3894 of the Revised Statutes, as amended by the Act of September 19, 1890, c. 908, 26 Stat. 465, prohibiting the sending by mail of circulars concerning 1otteries, H. was committed to await the action of the grand jury. A writ of habeas corpus issued by the circuit court of the United States was dismissed by that court. H. appealed to this Court in November, 1891.

Held:


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