Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Mr. Assistant Attorney General Dodge for the United States, appellants, submitted on his brief.
Mr. Charles A. Maxwell and Mr. George S. Chase for the Cherokee Nation, appellants, submitted on their brief.
Mr. J.H. McGowan, (with whom was Mr. Thomas C. Fletcher on the brief,) for appellee.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE BREWER, after stating the case, delivered the opinion of the court.
This case hinges on the status of the individual Delawares as members and citizens of the Cherokee Nation, and the rights secured to them by the agreement of April 8, 1867. In order to a correct understanding of this agreement it is necessary to refer to the provisions of article XV of the treaty of 1866. That article contemplated the settlement of other Indians within the limits of the...
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