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JOHN L. WHITING -- J.J. ADAMS COMPANY v. BURRILL

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES


decided: February 27, 1922.

JOHN L. WHITING -- J.J. ADAMS COMPANY
v.
BURRILL, TREASURER AND RECEIVER-GENERAL OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS.

ERROR TO THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES FOR THE DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS.

Author: Holmes

[ 258 U.S. Page 40]

 MR. JUSTICE HOLMES delivered the opinion of the court.

This is a suit like the two just decided, ante, 34, to recover taxes paid under the Act of 1909 there mentioned and St. 1918, c. 253. In this case as in the other the statutes provided a remedy that excluded an action against the Treasurer at common law. St. 1909, c. 490, Pt. III, § 70. St. 1918, c. 253, § 4. St. 1918, c. 255, § 7. The District Court gave judgment for the defendant on the merits. Without going into them it follows that the judgment must be affirmed.

Judgment affirmed.

MR. JUSTICE PITNEY, being absent, took no part in the decision.

19220227

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