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Constitutional Law Keyed to Barnett
Knox v. Lee
Citation:The Legal Tender Cases, 79 U.S. 457 (1871)
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(No facts appear in this case book. The following facts are drawn from publicly available resources). Mrs. Lee owned sheep that were seized by the Confederate Army and purchased by Knox. Lee brought action against Knox for damages and won, and damages were awarded in legal tender authorized under the Legal Tender Act. Knox appealed.
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