Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Mr. Joseph Paxton Blair for plaintiffs in error. Mr. James A. Baker and Mr. R.S. Lovett were with him on his brief.
Mr. M.M. Crane, attorney general of the State of Texas, for defendant in error.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. CHIEF JUSTICE FULLER, after stating the case, delivered the opinion of the court.
1. The State of Texas, as owner of the lands in question, sought by its petition the removal of the cloud cast upon its title by reason of certain certificates and patents. The petition averred that those certificates were issued to the railway company for the construction of its road from the town of Columbus to the Guadalupe bridge during a period of time when there was no law...
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