Keokuk & Hamilton Bridge Co. v. United States, 260 U.S. 125 (1922)

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Keokuk & Hamilton Bridge Co. v. United States, 260 U.S. 125 (1922)

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Keokuk & Hamilton Bridge Company v. United States


No. 58


Argued October 13, 1922
Decided November 13, 1922
260 U.S. 125

APPEAL FROM THE COURT OF CLAIMS

Syllabus

1 The Court will not reexamine the findings of fact made by the Court of Claims upon evidence. P. 126.

2. An unintentional injury to a bridge pier in the making of navigation improvements by the government held, at most, in the nature of a tort, and not a taking of property by the United States for which damages might be recovered on the theory of contract. P. 126.

55 Ct.Clms. 480 affirmed.

Appeal from a judgment of the Court of Claims dismissing the petition in an action to recover the value of a pier alleged to have been destroyed, and hence taken, by the act of the United States.

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Chicago: U.S. Supreme Court, "Syllabus," Keokuk & Hamilton Bridge Co. v. United States, 260 U.S. 125 (1922) in 260 U.S. 125 260 U.S. 126. Original Sources, accessed January 27, 2023, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=958EQZT2KIP1EW3.

MLA: U.S. Supreme Court. "Syllabus." Keokuk & Hamilton Bridge Co. v. United States, 260 U.S. 125 (1922), in 260 U.S. 125, page 260 U.S. 126. Original Sources. 27 Jan. 2023. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=958EQZT2KIP1EW3.

Harvard: U.S. Supreme Court, 'Syllabus' in Keokuk & Hamilton Bridge Co. v. United States, 260 U.S. 125 (1922). cited in 1922, 260 U.S. 125, pp.260 U.S. 126. Original Sources, retrieved 27 January 2023, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=958EQZT2KIP1EW3.