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Cook, B.C.:

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES. OCTOBER TERM, 1875. WILLEM FREDERIK PIEK, ET AL., APPELLANTS. VS. THE CHICAGO AND NORTH-WESTERN RAILWAY COMPANY, GEORGE H. PAUL, ET AL. RESPONDENTS. APPEAL FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF WISCONSIN. B.C. COOK, ATTORNEY.

Charles E. Southard, Chicago, Ill.: 1875 Original printed wrappers, stitched, 34pp. Light wear, Very Good. Signature, 'Edwin H. Abbot,' on front wrap. On the constitutionality of Wisconsin's 'Potter Law,' prescribing maximum freight rates within the State and imposing penalties for evasion of the Act. Cook argues that the Potter Law "would take the property of the railroad without just compensation," in violation of the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution.


Book Id: 18315

Price: $125.00

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