Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Mr. J.M. Wilson for plaintiff in error. Mr. C.W. Bennett and Mr. John A. Marshall filed a brief for same.
Mr. O.B. Hallam for defendant in error.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE BREWER, after stating the case, delivered the opinion of the court.
The grant to the railroad company was not of all the odd-numbered sections within twenty miles of its line of definite location, but of those sections subject to certain exceptions. Proof that the road had been located and completed and that the tracts claimed were odd-numbered sections within the twenty-mile limit, was not sufficient to establish title in the company. The evidence must...
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