Constitutionality of acts of New York and Massachusetts imposing a tax upon passengers coming into the ports of those states. Cases of George Smith, plaintiff in error, vs. William Turner, health commissioner of the port of New York, in error to the Court for the trial of impeachments and correction of errors of the state of New York, and James Norris, plaintiff in error, vs. The city of Boston, in error to the Supreme judicial court of Massachusetts.
"Although Peters covers part of the same ground as [Bushrod] Washington, no cases are duplicated. The two reports, in fact, form one series ... The Pennsylvania cases in Peters come in chronologically between pp. 327 and 328 of vol. 3 Washington"--Soule, Lawyer's reference manual, 1884.