No. 653.

162 U.S. 255 (1896)

16 S.Ct. 754

40 L.Ed. 960


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided March 23, 1896.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Solicitor General for the United States, plaintiffs in error, submitted on a printed argument.

Mr. A.H. Garland and Mr. R.C. Garland, for defendants in error, submitted on the record.

MR. JUSTICE GRAY, after stating the case, delivered the opinion of the court.

This action was brought in a district court of the State of Texas, by Mary A. Schwalby and her husband against General Stanley and other officers of the Army, to try the title to a parcel of land, part of the military reservation of the United States at San Antonio. The plaintiffs claimed title in one third of the land, and possession of the whole; and Joseph Spence, Jr., intervening, also...

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