Excerpt from Annual Report of the Attorney General, for the Year Ending December 31, 1865
Among the cases which the Attorney General has conducted, there are several in the Supreme Court of the United States.
These are prosecutions under the liquor law. They were car... ried by the defendants on writs of error from our state courts to the court in Washington. The defendants have shown that they have licenses under the Internal Revenue law, which, they contend, authorize the sale and keeping of intoxicating liquor in violation of the statutes of this Common wealth.
The Supreme Court of this state, in two cases, one of which is reported in the sixth of Allen's Reports, page 445, and the other of which will appear in Mr. Allen's tenth volume, have decided that the licenses which the defendants hold do not confer' upon them any such authority as is claimed by them. This question is thoroughly and ably discussed by the court in the reported cases; and it is believed that the national tribunal will sustain the view which our court has taken.
The four cases which were the earliest carried to the Supreme Court at Washington, in one of which, if not in all, this question is thought to be fairly raised, have not as yet4 attorney general's report. [jan.
About the Publisher
Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com
This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
Hvis denne bog ikke er noget for dig, kan du benytte kategorierne nedenfor til at finde andre titler. Klik på en kategori for at se lignende bøger.