Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Mr. Matthew G. Reynolds for the United States. Mr. Solicitor General and Mr. William H. Pope were on his brief.
Mr. T.B. Catron for Elder.
Supreme Court of United States.
Mr. JUSTICE WHITE, after making the foregoing statement, delivered the opinion of the court.
It is contended that the court below erred in confirming the alleged grant —
1. Because the documents relied upon, assuming them to be genuine, do not show that a grant was made, for the reason that on their face they do not purport to be a grant by the governor of New Mexico;
2. Even if the papers can, on their face, be construed as importing a grant...
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