William H. Carver v. Harvey Mathes& Marcus Wright

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
William H. Carver v. Harvey Mathes& Marcus Wright
Case Date: 
1871
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Taxation Disputes

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Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
0
Notes / Description: 

The plaintiff sells liquor legally, wholesale. Mathes is a tax collector and is after Carver to pay a certain tax which Carver says does not exist. Marcus Wright, sheriff, has given permission to Harvey Mathes to collect the tax by a "distress warrant" and the plaintiff says he has no authority to do so.