Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Mr. Jefferson Chandler for plaintiffs in error.
Mr. Stephen M. White for defendant in error.
Mr. Solicitor General filed a brief for the United States.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE HARLAN delivered the opinion of the court.
This action is in form ejectment. It was brought May 17, 1886, in the Superior Court of the county of Los Angeles, California, by Ana J. Dominguez De Guyer and others to recover the possession of a certain island known as Mormon Island in the inner bay of San Pedro, California. At mean high tide the island has an area of less than one acre; at mean low tide, about 18.88 acres. The area of the bay, including the...
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