No. 8.

231 U.S. 335 (1913)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided December 1, 1913.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Henry Craft for plaintiff in error.

No counsel appeared for defendants in error.

Mr. Solicitor General Davis for the United States as amicus curiae.

MR. JUSTICE VAN DEVANTER delivered the opinion of the court.

This was a suit to quiet the title to about 1,200 acres of land in Mississippi County, in the State of Arkansas, lying within the meander line of what was represented on the plats of the United States survey as Walker's lake. The plaintiff claimed title through (a) the act of Congress of September 28, 1850, 9 Stat. 519, c. 84, granting swamp and overflowed lands to the State, (b) an act of the state legislature...

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