MARCH 3, 1884 – JULLIARD V. GREENMAN ( 110 U.S. 421 ) SUPREME COURT DECISION
1884 – JULLIARD V. GREENMAN ( 110 U.S.
421 ) SUPREME COURT DECISION
US Supreme Court ruling upholding the legality of US Government issued money
(Greenbacks) created following the Legal Tender Acts of 1862 and 1863. The
Court ruled that the government possessed the authority under the Constitution
to issue a national currency and that that currency could be used to pay debts.