No. 93.

273 U.S. 220 (1927)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided February 21, 1927.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Messrs. Edwin C. Brandenburg and William Wade Hampton, with whom Messrs. Fred J. Hampton, E.B. Hampton, and Louis M. Denit were on the brief, for the appellant.

Solicitor General Mitchell, with whom Assistant Attorney General Parmenter and Messrs. E.O. Patterson, O.H. Graves, and Perry C. Michener were on the brief, for the United States.

MR. CHIEF JUSTICE TAFT delivered the opinion of the Court.

This was a bill in equity brought by the United States in the District Court for the Southern District of Florida, by direction of the Attorney General, against the Charleston, South Carolina, Mining and Manufacturing Company, to have declared void the approval and certification by the Secretary of the Interior and the Commissioner of the General Land Office of 320 acres of the public lands of the United States...

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