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MORRISDALE COAL CO. V. UNITED STATES, 259 U. S. 188 (1922)

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Morrisdale Coal Co. v. United States, 259 U.S. 188 (1922)

Morrisdale Coal Company v. United States

No. 65

Argued January 6, 9, 1922

Decided May 29, 1922

259 U.S. 188

Syllabus

Pursuant to regulations made under the "Lever Act" of August 10, 1917, c. 53, § 25, 40 Stat. 284, which authorized the President, for the efficient prosecution of the late war, to fix the price of coal and regulate the distribution of it among dealers and consumers, claimant's coal was sold by it to private buyers at a price fixed by the government which was less than the claimant had previously contracted to sell it for to others. Held that there chanrobles.com-red

Page 259 U. S. 189

was no taking by the government and no contract to be implied that it would indemnify claimant for the loss. P. 259 U. S. 189.

55 Ct.Clms. 310 affirmed.

Appeal from a judgment of the Court of Claims dismissing appellant's petition upon demurrer.


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