No. 3. Original.

162 U.S. 1 (1896)

16 S.Ct. 725

40 L.Ed. 867


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided March 16, 1896.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Attorney General, Mr. Solicitor General and Mr. Edgar Allan for the United States.

Mr. George Clark, Mr. M.M. Crane and Mr. A.H. Garland for the State of Texas. Mr. Charles A. Culberson, Mr. George R. Freeman and Mr. H.J. May were on the briefs for the State.

MR. JUSTICE HARLAN delivered the opinion of the court.

By the act of Congress of May 2, 1890, c. 182, establishing a temporary government for the Territory of Oklahoma, and enlarging the jurisdiction of the United States court in the Indian Territory, it was declared that that act should not apply to "Greer County" until the title to the same had been adjudicated and determined to be in the United States. And that there might...

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