No. 5. Original.

143 U.S. 621 (1892)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided February 29, 1892.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. A.H. Garland for the State of Texas, in support of the demurrer. Mr. John Hancock, Mr. George Clark, Mr. C.A. Culberson and Mr. H.J. May were with him on the brief.

Mr. Edgar Allan (with whom was Mr. Attorney General on the brief) for the United States, opposing.

MR. JUSTICE HARLAN delivered the opinion of the court.

This suit was brought by original bill in this court pursuant to the act of May 2, 1890, providing a temporary government for the Territory of Oklahoma. The 25th section recites the existence of a controversy between the United States and the State of Texas as to the ownership of what is designated on the map of Texas as Greer County, and provides that the act shall not...

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