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A historical outlook on the events surrounding the Barney v. Smith Case. The Article discusses the impact of the French and British conflict on United States trade, as well as some of the measures taken by the United States in order to insulate themselves from the adverse fiscal impacts on the economy due to this conflict. Also discussed are the key individuals involved in the case and their intertwining relationships. There is a comprehensive breakdown on the attorney’s arguments and subsequent judicial holding.
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Digital Commons Citation
Hicks, Angelisa, "Barney v. Smith (MD 1819) Congressman versus the Commodore" (2012). Legal History Publications. 34.